Bulletins

New York State Wage Increases Effective 12/31/2018

Employers in New York are subject to different minimum wages based on where employees perform work, and whether or not they work in fast food. All minimum wage increases take effect on December 31, 2018. The Minimum Wage Increases are as Follows: Statewide The statewide minimum wage will increase to $11.10. Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester […]

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ACA Remains Despite Federal Court Ruling

The Affordable Care Act is Still in Place After Being Struck Down by a Federal Court Judge   Overview On December 14, 2018, a federal judge ruled in Texas v. United States that the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA) is invalid due to the elimination of the individual mandate penalty in 2019. The decision was […]

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Changes to NYS “On-call” Scheduling Regulations Possible

The New York State Department of Labor has issued proposed new regulations for what are frequently referred to as “just-in-time”, “call-in” or “on-call” shifts. The complete proposal appeared on December 12, 2018; however, there will be a 30 day public comment period. The revised rules do show some improvements, such as exemptions for certain positions; however, […]

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Form 1095 Distribution Deadline Extended

On November 29th, the IRS announced that it would extend the deadline for employers to distribute 2018 Forms 1095-B or 1095-C to employees. The original deadline was January 31st, but now employers have until March 4, 2019 to get the forms to employees. An identical extension has been granted for the past two years. The IRS […]

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Employee Onboarding Webinar

On September 27th Bene-Care hosted an informational webinar on Employee Onboarding within our iSolved HCM system. If you missed it, please feel free to watch the recording. Once you click the link, you will need to enter your name and email address to view it. Please note: the presentation begins at approximately 16:55 min into […]

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