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ACA Reporting Deadline Extended

The IRS has just released a notice that extends the due date for delivering 1095-C forms to employees. Previously the forms were due on January 31, 2018. The new deadline is March 2, 2018. The notice also extends good faith transition relief from section 6721 and 6722 penalties to the 2017 information reporting requirements under…

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Converging Payroll and Human Resources Systems

Technology changes fast, and each successive generation’s expectations are quickly reshaping how human resources (HR) works with employees. In order to adapt, businesses must simplify their HR strategies to gain efficiencies, reduce costs, and maintain employee engagement. The convergence of cloud-based HR systems and payroll is one area of opportunity that can help businesses stay…

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Mobile Solutions in Human Capital Management

Look around wherever you are, and you’re likely to see people glued to their smartphones. In fact, your phone is probably sitting on your desk or in your pocket right now. We are living in a connected world and expect information and services to be delivered on demand in a mobile-friendly format. Human resources is…

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5 Reasons to Move From Spreadsheets to an HCM

Many HR admins and managers rely on spreadsheets to help them record key people-related data. It may be sufficient enough when you are managing a small number of employees or want to work with a very specific set of data. However, using spreadsheets once the your organization starts to grow and staff numbers increase isn’t…

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Extension for VETS-4212

As a response to the impact of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Labor Department has extended the due date for the VETS-4212 until November 15th. The extension applies to all federal contractors not just those located in states impacted by the hurricanes. The extra time will give contractors time to make sure their filings are…

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Improving Employee Engagement with an HCM Solution

What makes an organization a great place to work? What makes it successful? Simply put – its people. The level in which employees engage with and recognize the goals of an organization can determine business results as well as whether those results succeed or fail. There are many ways to increase employee engagement, but how…

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EZSign Users Updated I-9 Form Available

All InfinityHR EZSign users now have access to the revised version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification that was released by the USCIS on July 17th. Beginning on September 18th, employers must use the revised form with a revision date of 07/17/2017. Employers must continue following existing storage and retention rules for any previously…

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HR’s Role in Data Security

The world’s biggest cyber-attack on Friday, promises to create more disruption today as workers return to the desks Monday and power up their computers. The ransom-ware, called WannaCry, locks down files on an infected computer and demands $300 to restore access. Hundreds of thousands of computers have been affected so far. According to Identity Theft Resource…

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New York City Joins Massachusetts Limiting Salary History Questions

On April 5, 2017 the New City Council approved legislation to prohibit employees from asking about prospective employee’s salary history during the hiring process. Massachusetts was the first jurisdiction to ban employers from asking job applicants about salary history in order to prevent cumulative pay disparities. The theory is that this provision will prevent “carryover’…

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