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December Hot Topics Issue

December 6, 2017

Although communication skills are often labeled “soft skills,” data suggest that effective communication skills deliver a tangible return on investment, while ineffective communication hurts the bottom line.


Legal and Compliance News

December 5, 2017

Question: We are preparing for our company’s annual holiday party and have two questions about pay for nonexempt employees. First, our party is from 3 – 7 p.m.; however, several nonexempt employees typically leave work at 5 p.m. Do we have to pay these employees for attending the party from 5 – 7 p.m.? Second, if any of our nonexempt employees volunteer to stay after and clean up, do we have to compensate them for their time?


Health Care Reform and Benefits Newsletter

November 28, 2017

Question: Our company has a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP). Employees electing this plan can also contribute to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). Are there any rules against the HDHP having a three-month deductible carry-over?