A recent rise in suits brought by home care workers against employers for failure to pay full wage for 24-hour shifts should alert employers to review their pay policies, employment agreements, and union affiliation for compliance. In 2010, the New York Department of Labor published a letter stating that live-in home care workers can be paid 13 … Continue reading Home Care Workers Demand Full Pay for 24 Hour Shifts
The Christie Administration has taken steps toward ending the 39-year-old reciprocal agreement that New Jersey maintains with Pennsylvania. Under the agreement, Pennsylvania residents who work in New Jersey are not subject to New Jersey withholding tax and pay income tax solely in their state of residence. Similarly, New Jersey residents working in Pennsylvania are not subject … Continue reading New Jersey-Pennsylvania Reciprocal Agreement on Thin Ice
The IRS is gearing up for the 2016 ACA filing season. Drafts of the 2016 Forms 1094-C and 1095-C were released on July 7th, and the related draft instructions were released on August 1st. The 2016 1095-C forms are due to your employees by January 31, 2017. If filing on paper, they must be filed with … Continue reading 1095-Cs Are Here Again – And There’s Something New!
Learn the difference between a full-time employee and a variable employee and if an employee can switch from either full or part-time to variable. Question: What is the difference between a full-time employee and a variable employee? Answer: Full timers are employees hired with the “reasonable expectation” that they will work at least 30 hours … Continue reading ACA Academy: Full Time and Variable Employees