ACA: Its Future and You

We are nearing the end of the first month in 2017, and already, we have faced some substantial changes. Of course, we are all expecting more major acts out of Washington in the future. Trump has officially taken his seat in office and began his plans for his first 100 days. With a new president

By | 2017-01-26T20:22:23-05:00 January 26th, 2017|Categories: Affordable Care Act, HR Compliance|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Corban Celebrates

Corban OneSource stands firm on three pillars - serving our community, our Creator, and our clients. Regardless of which “C” it is,  we weave them together and give each one our absolute best. Our clients deserve (and expect) carefully thought-out strategies, open communication, and dedication. Corban OneSource understands the human resource, benefits and payroll needs

By | 2016-05-17T16:33:53-04:00 May 17th, 2016|Categories: HR Compliance, HR Services|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Hiring Practices: Compliance is Key

Pre-employment background checks are considered just as normal to the hiring process as filling out the initial application. In today's workplace every potential candidate is put through a screening process, it's just what we do. However, due to the number of growing class-action lawsuits, the ever-present threat of data breaches and focused regulatory oversight, employers

By | 2016-03-23T17:07:41-04:00 March 23rd, 2016|Categories: HR Compliance, HR Law, HR Social Media, Labor, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Employer Reprieve-Health Reimbursement Plans

  Background: Historically, employers that wanted their employees to be protected with health coverage, but didn't want the hassle of having a company health plan, could simply give them an amount of money sufficient to reimburse them for the cost of buying that coverage or some portion of it. As long as the individuals provided

By | 2016-03-09T08:04:13-05:00 March 9th, 2016|Categories: Affordable Care Act, HR Compliance, Labor, Obamacare|0 Comments

Dot Your I’s and Cross Your T’s regarding Hiring Practices

  I just read an article regarding a new law (Bill 690-A) that was enacted in New York to help officials enforce employment laws. Employers are now faced with the possibility of having government officials poking around their hiring practices disguised as job applicants. The city's Human Rights Commission will basically have two "testers" apply

By | 2016-01-27T14:18:03-05:00 January 27th, 2016|Categories: HR Compliance, HR Law, Labor, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Multi-Employer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (MPAA)

The massive spending bill enacted by Congress on December 13, and signed into law shortly thereafter, is known as the Multi-Employer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (MPAA). Here's what it does. A significant part of the law features changes to the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA) -- including repealing the scheduled "sunset" of that

By | 2015-01-06T08:51:41-05:00 January 6th, 2015|Categories: HR Compliance, HR Law, HR Services, Labor|0 Comments

Workers’ Compensation Claims: Take Precautions

Here are two critical questions: How often are Workers' Compensation claims filed against your company? And how often do you contest them? The answers are important. The National Council on Compensation Insurance recently estimated that 25 What Fraud Can Look Like Claimant Fraud is committed by employees and includes: Faking or causing an injury. Claiming

By | 2014-12-16T18:23:36-05:00 December 16th, 2014|Categories: HR Compliance, HR Law, HR Services, Labor|0 Comments

Maintaining Personnel Files Protects Your Organization

Your personnel files can make you or break you in court and in unemployment hearings. So one way to guard against losing money -- big money -- in employee legal actions and unemployment cases is to maintain well-documented personnel files. Here's one example: In wrongful discharge decisions, some courts have said you must prove good

By | 2014-12-11T20:42:57-05:00 December 11th, 2014|Categories: HR Compliance, HR Law, Labor|0 Comments

Have A Difficult Employee? Give Yourself Six Options

Disciplining an employee isn't limited to the traditional three choices: verbal warning, written warning and firing. When you must deal with a difficult employee, you need to give yourself the flexibility of these six choices: 1. Oral Coaching. When a problem first develops, speak to the employee about the problem, briefly. Ask the employee to

By | 2014-12-09T08:57:55-05:00 December 9th, 2014|Categories: HR Compliance, HR Law, HR Services, Labor|0 Comments