Eligibility Tracking Calculators

Opening Hours : Monday to Friday - 8am to 5pm
  Phone : (210) 323-7846

News

  • Labor Law Compliance
    Labor Law Compliance Center September 1, 2021 August 2021 Year-to-Date Changes August 2021 Changes Georgia Kansas Massachusetts Montana Rhode Island August 2021 Poster Revisions Workers’ Compensation Notice Equal Opportunity in Employment Notice Paid Family & Medical Leave Notice Discrimination & Non Smoking Notice Whistleblowers’ Protection Act Notice July 2021 Changes Nevada Virginia July 2021 Poster […]
  • OSHA Publishes Updated COVID-19 Guidance in Light of Rising Delta Variant Cases
    On August 13, 2021, OSHA issued updated guidance to better align with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s July 27, 2021 recommendations, given the rising cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant.  While this new guidance does not formally establish standards or regulations nor does it create new legal obligations for employers, the update includes CDC’s more recent face-masking recommendations and includes a checklist with recommendations […]
  • Texas Adopts Expanded Protections for Employees Asserting Sexual Harassment Claims
    Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently signed two new bills (Senate Bill 45 and House Bill 21) expanding the protections for employees who assert claims of sexual harassment under the Texas Labor Code.  Both laws will become effective on September 1, 2021.   These new laws include a number of significant changes for employers in Texas (related […]
  • Texas Governor Abbott Signs New Order Aimed at Bringing Uniformity to the State’s COVID-19 Response
    On July 29, 2021, Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-38, combining several existing COVID-19 executive orders for the stated purpose of promoting statewide uniformity and certainty in the state’s COVID-19 response.  The order sets forth the following five objectives:  (1) ensure continued availability of timely information about COVID-19 testing and hospital bed capacity;  (2) ensure vaccines continue to be voluntary and […]
  • HR Compliance Webinar Series: Employee Required Notices
              You don’t know what you don’t know.     Join ETC for a weekly webinar series to discuss Compliance Issues that can catch businesses off-guard. Handbook Reviews FLSA Classifications 5500 Filing 6055/6056 Reporting Obligations – who is responsible for what? ERISA – Plan documents  Controlled Groups American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) ACA Penalty […]
  • HR Compliance Webinar Series: ACA Filings and Common Misconceptions
              You don’t know what you don’t know.     Join ETC for a weekly webinar series to discuss Compliance Issues that can catch businesses off-guard. Handbook Reviews FLSA Classifications 5500 Filing 6055/6056 Reporting Obligations – who is responsible for what? ERISA – Plan documents  Controlled Groups American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) ACA Penalty […]
  • Alicia Haff CE Presentation – Brokers & Human Resources, Does it Mix?
    REGISTER HERE Thursday, August 12, 2021  – Monthly Membership Meeting and 1 HR CE – IN PERSON!! Please join us IN PERSON at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, 1000 Lone Star Parkway, Grand Prairie TX 75050, (see attached parking map for more details on where to park and enter building) for our August monthly membership meeting […]
  • HR Compliance Webinar Series: ERISA Plan Docs
              You don’t know what you don’t know.     Join ETC for a weekly webinar series to discuss Compliance Issues that can catch businesses off-guard. Handbook Reviews FLSA Classifications 5500 Filing 6055/6056 Reporting Obligations – who is responsible for what? ERISA – Plan documents  Controlled Groups American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) ACA Penalty […]
  • HR Compliance Webinar Series: Controlled Groups
          You don’t know what you don’t know.     Join ETC for a weekly webinar series to discuss Compliance Issues that can catch businesses off-guard. Handbook Reviews FLSA Classifications 5500 Filing 6055/6056 Reporting Obligations – who is responsible for what? ERISA – Plan documents  Controlled Groups American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) AND MUCH MORE! […]
  • HR Compliance Webinar Series: ARPA
              Clients don’t know what they don’t know.     Join ETC for a weekly webinar series to discuss Compliance Issues that can catch businesses off-guard. Handbook Reviews 5500 Filing 6055/6056 Reporting Obligations – who is responsible for what? ERISA – Plan documents  Controlled Groups ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) AND MUCH MORE!     […]
  • CDC Guidelines and Fully Vaccinated Employees
    What Employers need to know about CDC guidelines and Fully Vaccinated Employees On May 13, 2021, CDC announced that the mask mandate is lifted for fully vaccinated individuals in most non-healthcare settings (but makes clear this guidance does NOT supersede- federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace […]
  • HR Compliance Webinar Series: 5500 Filing
              You don’t know what you don’t know.     Join ETC for a weekly webinar series to discuss Compliance Issues that can catch businesses off-guard. Handbook Reviews FLSA Classifications 5500 Filing 6055/6056 Reporting Obligations – who is responsible for what? ERISA – Plan documents  Controlled Groups ARPA AND MUCH MORE!     Register Now: […]
  • HR Compliance Webinar Series: FLSA Classifications
    Compliance Coffee Break – FLSA Classifications Recording PDF – Download Here   You don’t know what you don’t know.     Join ETC for a weekly webinar series to discuss Compliance Issues that can catch businesses off-guard. Handbook Reviews FLSA Classifications 5500 Filing 6055/6056 Reporting Obligations – who is responsible for what? ERISA – Plan documents  […]
  • HR Compliance Webinar Series: Handbook Reviews
    Compliance Coffee Break – Employee Handbooks Recording PDF – Download here           You don’t know what you don’t know.     Join ETC for a bi-weekly webinar series to discuss Compliance Issues that can catch businesses off-guard. Handbook Reviews 5500 Filing 6055/6056 Reporting Obligations – who is responsible for what? ERISA – plan documents […]
  • HR Employer Compliance Partners:
    The EEO-1 Reporting is open now through July 19, 2021. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection is now open (the collection had been delayed because of COVID-19). Employers that are required to file have until Monday, July 19, 2021, to submit both years of data. Pay data is not […]
  • ARPA & the COBRA Subsidy – What We Know Today
    The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) is aimed at providing COVID-19 relief and included significant impacts for employee benefits. One such benefit is the COBRA Subsidy for Assistance Eligible Individuals (AEIs). Though the DOL has released new Model COBRA Notices and FAQs, many unanswered questions remain.  As ETC continues to monitor additional guidance, employers are […]
  • SAAHU – HR Attorney Panel Discussion
    Brokers and Human Resources, Does it Mix? WHEN Wednesday, April 21st 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM TICKETS $10.00 Member $15.00 Non-Member Panelist: Elizabeth Raggio, JD. Maricia Meyer, Dir of HR Services Alicia J Haff, JD. Why attend? 1-Hour CE – Panel Discussion with Q&A from ETC Companies attorneys on the hottest HR questions. Protect your agency […]
  • Recreational Cannabis Now Legal in Arizona
    Recreational cannabis (a.k.a. marijuana) is now legal and available for sale in Arizona. The new law specifically states that employers may prohibit cannabis under their drug policies, which means you don’t need to let employees use cannabis at work, and you can still require that employees or applicants test negative for THC (the active compound […]
  • Mothers Against Cancer
    The ETC Team is happy to announce our support for the Mother’s Against Cancer non-profit charity. Please join us to raise money and awareness for this worthy cause. Mothers Against Cancer (M.A.C.) is a non-profit registered charity (501c3), made up of volunteer mothers from the Kingwood (Houston suburb) area. The goal of M.A.C. is to […]
  • COVID RELIEF LEGISLATION INCLUDES SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS TO EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
    Congress passed and President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) providing $1.9 trillion in a sweeping COVID-19 relief package. This legislation contains several provisions that directly impact employee benefits and require urgent attention by employers to implement changes on short notice. The highlights include: Eligible Cobra individuals may now have coverage at no […]