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What’s up with the Affordable Care Act in 2019? (Part II)

The answer to the question "What's up with the ACA?" can change from month to month. See Part I for my thoughts on the ACA earlier this year. Here are some insights into what is happening with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) right now. As the Affordable Care Act continues to evolve, we strive to bring you the latest changes and the potential impact on your business.

Minnesota employers: Additional wage theft legal requirements

A lot of attention has been paid to the new Wage Notice requirements of Minnesota’s revised wage theft laws. However, there are two other new administrative requirements you may not have read much about: 1) New information that must be including on employee paystubs, and 2) A requirement to keep specific records regarding which personnel policies each employee has received, and when they were distributed to each employee.

What’s new at the EEOC? The EEO-1 Component 2 online filing system is open

If you are an EEO-1 filer, you probably already know that you may have an additional reporting requirement this year relative to your existing EEO-1 reporting obligations. Called Component 2 data, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is now requiring most EEO-1 filers to submit compensation data and hours worked as part of their EEO-1 reporting obligation by September 30, 2019.