EMPLOYEES Q & A: YOUR HR QUESTIONS ANSWERED
DRUG IN THE WORKPLACE & MEDICAL USE:
07/10/17: State & Federal Medical Marijuana Laws.
ACA (Obamacare): Healthcare Changes
ACA - AHCA and The Better Care Reconciliation Act:
04/30/17: What employees and employers need to know about what is at stake:
04/30/17: On Small Business concerns re. Healthcare: Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017
On questions that many could have on ACA here is link for reference on Q & A.
Overtime Rules: News Updates
11/28/16: How to Proceed After Last-Minute Overtime Rule Freeze
11/22/16: LAST MINUTE HALT TO OVERTIME RULE
Q: We are called for a meeting. It is about the OT change. Is it going to lower my paycheck? (10/19/16)
A: The New Overtime (OT) rule should not change hourly rates of pay. You will most likely learn that OT will no more be allowed, or will be mostly restricted to very limited circumstances.
However if you are salaried, the OT rule might bring a change in your job classification or description, with maybe its implications in your rate of pay. In any case, it will not reduce your pay. In the best case scenario, it will bump your salary level. It is really up to what policy your company is going to opt for.
Q - Delayed? (9/30/16)
Sharing this article posted on LinkedIn by Jonathan Segal, management lawyer, on "How to Prevent Presidential Debates From Becoming Disruptive Workplace Debates." This is a good source as an answer to today's concerns in the workplace. (09/27/16)
If over 65 What about Medicare and Insurance ? (8/18/16)Q: A co-worker tells me that because I am over 65 the company cannot force me to keep my insurance. I do have Medicare but I pay x$ per paycheck for my insurance and I also pay for my Medicare.
And finally, read this to get a better insight on cost of healthcare during retirement. Beware: Medicare does not cover as much as you might think or expect.
Q: Why is my premium less this year? What HSA means? Why HSA?
A: Many employees see in less premium, less out of pocket money and bigger take home money. Beware that your company's health coverage might have changed a bit. The ACA has triggered many changes in health care benefits coverage. Employers are trying to offset the rising cost of healthcare. This article will help you understand better how it could unfold.