Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)

Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) is a federal law that protects individuals who are 40 years of age or older from employment discrimination based on age. The ADEA applies to employers with 20 or more employees on each working day in each of 20 or more...
2017 Minimum Wage Rates by State

2017 Minimum Wage Rates by State

2017 Minimum Wage Rates by State Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the current federal minimum wage rate for nonexempt employees is $7.25 per hour. A number of states have adopted the federal minimum wage rate as their state minimum wage rate. However, many...
Managing Stress as a Working Parent

Managing Stress as a Working Parent

Live Well, Work Well. Health and wellness tips for your work, home and life—brought to you by the insurance specialists at Nico Insurance Services, Inc. Many parents also hold full- or part-time jobs. However, being a parent on its own is one of the hardest jobs...
House Passes Changes to Overtime Rules

House Passes Changes to Overtime Rules

OVERVIEW On May 2, 2017, the House of Representatives passed the Working Families Flexibility Act (also known as H.R. 1180). If approved, H.R. 1180 would authorize private employers to offer compensatory time instead of overtime pay for nonexempt employees who work...
ACA Compliance Bulletin – Affordability

ACA Compliance Bulletin – Affordability

Affordability Percentages Will Decrease for 2018 HIGHLIGHTS For plan years beginning in 2018, the ACA’s affordability contribution percentages are reduced to: 56 percent under the pay or play rules 56 percent under the premium tax credit eligibility rules 05 percent...
Job Stress Health Signs

Job Stress Health Signs

Increased stress at work often negatively impacts otherwise happy employees. Here’s 7 Red Flag Health Signs You Have Job Stress + How to avoid these work related health problems.   Watch for signs of job stress, including: Headache Sleep disturbances Upset...