The ETC HR and Compliance Blog

Section 4980H of the Affordable Care Act requires “applicable large employers” (ALEs) to offer affordable coverage to full-time employees or risk exposure to employer shared responsibility penalties. As background, ALEs are those employers who employed an average of at least 50 full-time employees and full-time...

Summer is always a good time to review Wage and Hour regulatory issues since you might have teens in the workforce.  Here are the three versions of the finer points of how to handle minors who may drive on the job, even if just to...

When employees accuse each other of harassment at work it doesn’t have to equal losses for employers. When an employer can demonstrate due diligence in preventing and remedying cases of harassment, unfair claims have less of a chance. Here’s a case where an employee lost...

Preamble: How This Might Help Employers It is important to understand the life cycle of a lawsuit.  Lawsuits can be extremely frustrating, time consuming and expensive.  The sooner the suit can be resolved (by dismissal, settlement or otherwise) the better for all  parties and ESPECIALLY the Defendant who is the...

President Trump Signs Executive Order Intended to Expand Exemptions from ACA Market Reforms On October 12, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order directing the Departments of Labor (DOL), Health & Human Services (HHS), and Treasury to implement certain changes, primarily intended to exempt more small group and individual...