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Oct 16, 2018

Social Security Wage Base for 2019 Announced

On October 11, 2018, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that the 2019 Social Security wage base will be $132,900, which is an increase of $4,500 from $128,400 in 2018.
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Rethinking Gender Pay Inequity in a More Transparent World

Rethinking Gender Pay Inequity in a More Transparent World

The ADP Research Institute® (ADP RI) conducted a study on gender pay inequity to determine the relative contributions of recruiting, base pay, and incentive pay to an overall gender pay disparity across the U.S. labor market.
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Sep 25, 2018

Major Changes to IRS 2019 Form W-4 Deferred to 2020

On Sept. 20, 2018, the IRS announced that the major revisions previously proposed to the 2019 Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate, will be delayed to 2020. Many of the proposed changes would have required significant reprogramming of payroll systems and ongoing employer support of two distinct withholding systems.
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Are Workplace Ethics Changing

Fixing the Talent Management Disconnect: Employer Perception vs. Employee Reality in the U.S. Midsized Market

The workplace is evolving faster than ever before. Employers will need to be aware of the overarching trends in order to lead and grow in the future.
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Why Good Employees Leave – and What You Can Change to Keep Them

Why Good Employees Leave – and What You Can Change to Keep Them

Businesses are vying for talent in a labor market that’s tighter than ever before – and expected to become even more competitive. Knowing this, employers are recognizing the increasing importance of employee engagement to limit costly turnover.

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Aug 08, 2018

Filing Extensions for Forms W-2 and 1099-MISC Are NOT Automatic

On August 1, 2018, the IRS released Treasury Decision (TD) 9838, “Extension of Time to File Certain Information Returns,” which clarified that filing due date extension requests for Forms W-2 and 1099-MISC reporting would not be automatically approved
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Job-hoppers… or Meaning-seekers? How Perceptions of Millennial Workers May Result from Ineffective Talent Management

How Perceptions of Millennial Workers May Result from Ineffective Talent Management

Millennials – and their work habits – have received a fair degree of scrutiny in recent years.
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Are Workplace Ethics Changing

Midsized Businesses: Poised to Lose Balance in a Time of Uncertainty

This new report surveyed employees and employers in 13 countries and highlights a disconnect between workers and their employers around important factors such as talent management, recruitment, retention, and corporate performance.
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Jul 25, 2018

Social Security Administration to Notify Employers of Name/SSN Errors

Starting in August 2018, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will begin mailing “Educational Correspondence” to employers that submit Forms W-2 containing employee names and Social Security numbers (SSNs) that do not match SSA’s records
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Why Are U.S. Businesses Falling Behind in Employee Engagement?

Why Are U.S. Businesses Falling Behind in Employee Engagement?

Faced with turnover expenses and productivity interruptions, many U.S. employers are apparently taking a pass when it comes to proactive employee engagement.

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Jul 16, 2018

DOL Fiduciary Rule Post Mortem

On June 21, 2018, the Fifth Circuit completed the final procedural step by mandating that the DOL Fiduciary Rule be vacated in its entirety.
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Jul 09, 2018

NJ Dept of Labor and Workforce Development Releases Guidance and Forms Regarding Equal Pay Protections

On June 21, 2018, the Fifth Circuit completed the final procedural step by mandating that the DOL Fiduciary Rule be vacated in its entirety.
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Are Workplace Ethics Changing

Evolution of Work 2.0: The Me vs. We Mindset

This new report surveyed employees and employers in 13 countries and highlights a disconnect between workers and their employers around important factors such as talent management, recruitment, retention, and corporate performance.
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Evolution of Work 2.0

Evolution of Work 2.0: The Me vs. We Mindset

In an effort to better understand what workers consider when deciding to stay at their current job or accept a new position, ADP Research Institute surveyed employees and employers in 13 countries.
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Jun 06, 2018

IRS 2019 Form W-4 Represents Major Changes to Payroll

On June 6, 2018, the IRS released a draft Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate, for 2019.
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The Influence and Impact of STEM Workers

The Influence and Impact of STEM Workers

Read about STEM workers in the U.S., whose approach to work and relationship with employers, among other things, are likely to influence the look and mindset of talent in the global workplace, going forward.

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A Guide to Adding Talent Management Solutions to Your HR System of Record

Strategic Drift: How HR Plans for Change

U.S. companies are complaining loudly about their staffing problems. They cannot find people with the skills they need, they lament. And it is very hard to predict staffing requirements when technological disruptions can lead to rapid changes in markets, business models and the way that individual departments work.
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May 14, 2018

IRS Releases 2019 HSA and HDHP Limits

On May 10, 2018, the IRS via Revenue Procedure 2018-30, released inflation-adjusted contribution limitations for calendar year 2019, regarding Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and high-deductible health plans (HDHPs).
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Plugging the Skills Gap

Plugging the Skills Gap

From IT businesses to manufacturers, U.S. companies share a growing dilemma: not enough skilled workers to fill job vacancies and a struggle to retain the ones they already employ. Many executives believe this reality stands to worsen. That’s why they are looking to strategic workforce planning (SWP) to help address and resolve skills shortages and rapid staff turnover.
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How Do You Define Strategic Workforce Planning?

How Do You Define Strategic Workforce Planning?

Companies across the U.S. are struggling to fill talent shortages of individuals with specific skills at a time when technological developments, quickly evolving workplace norms, and the continuing fallout from the 2008-09 global financial crisis have caused dramatic changes to the workforce of today.
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May 02, 2018

Deadline to File 2017 EEO-1 Report Extended

The EEOC recently extended the deadline for employers to file their annual EEO-1 reports for the year 2017 until Friday, June 1, 2018.
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Are Workplace Ethics Changing

Revelations from Workforce Turnover. A Closer Look Through Predictive Analytics

ADP Research Institute® (ADP RI) has published a new study where we compare turnover within specific industries to the national experience and explore how predictive models help determine the likelihood of turnover in a company, an office, even for a specific employee.
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Predicting Voluntary Turnover - An Art or a Science?

Infographic: Predicting Voluntary Turnover - An Art or a Science?

Addressing workforce turnover has long been more of an art than a science. The real drivers that cause employees to leave one company for another have remained elusive despite years of study. But now that is changing.
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Applying Big Data to the Workforce Turnover Conundrum

Applying Big Data to the Workforce Turnover Conundrum

Finally, the art of understanding and addressing workforce turnover is turning into a science. This is great news because turnover – in particular, voluntary turnover – has real consequences for an organization.
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Are Workplace Ethics Changing

The U.S. Wage Garnishment Landscape: Through the Lens of the Employer

This new study presents an expanded view of U.S. wage garnishment activities through the lens of the employer, such as the average number of garnishments carried by employees.
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The U.S. Wage Garnishment Landscape

Infographic: The U.S. Wage Garnishment Landscape: Through the Lens of the Employer

A new study by ADP Research Institute® presents an expanded view of U.S. wage garnishment activities through the lens of the employer.
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The U.S. Wage Garnishment Landscape

When an Employee’s Wages Are Garnished, Their Company Also Pays a Price

While garnishment has a defined impact on each garnished employee, their employers also bear a tangible burden.
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May 01, 2018

IRS Provides Relief Regarding Mid-Year HSA Contribution Limit Change

On April 26, 2018, the IRS provided relief via Revenue Procedure 2018-27 relating to the annual limitation on contributions to HSAs allowed to individuals with family coverage under a high deductible health plan (HDHP) for 2018.
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Apr 25, 2018

NJ Expands Equal Pay Protections

New Jersey has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 104) that significantly expands the state’s equal pay law. Senate Bill 104 is effective July 1, 2018.
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Are Workplace Ethics Changing

The Evolution of Work - The Changing Nature of the Global Workplace

The workplace is evolving faster than ever before. Employers will need to be aware of the overarching trends in order to lead and grow in the future.
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The New Way We’ll Work

Infographic - The New Way We’ll Work

To prepare for the future of work, employers may want to cultivate an environment that allows for greater freedom and collaboration while providing opportunities for meaningful work.
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The Evolution of Work

How Does Where You Live Affect the Way You Work?

Companies and employees all over the world are noticing a shift in the workplace—and are realizing they must adapt.
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Apr 19, 2018

Legislative Trends: Salary History Bans

Eye on Washington’s new series focuses on the latest HR regulatory trends taking place at the federal, state, and local level.
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The Evolution of Work - The Changing Nature of the Global Workplace

Keeping Up With the Evolving Workplace: Why Knowledge is Key to Remaining Competitive

Over the past several years, the nature of the workforce has been rapidly changing. Technology continues to transform the way people work, and fluctuating economic demands shift workforce needs more frequently than in the past.

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A Guide to Adding Talent Management Solutions to Your HR System of Record

ADP® Annual Health Benefits Report: 2016 Benchmarks and Trends for Large Organizations

To inform employers of the latest health benefits trends, the ADP Research Institute® has published the 2016 ADP® Health Benefits Report for the fourth straight year.
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A Guide to Adding Talent Management Solutions to Your HR System of Record

Health Benefits Spending: How Does Your Organization Stack Up?

As employers have expanded health insurance eligibility over the last few years to comply with Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements, they’ve also had to keep an eye on costs.
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ADP Annual Health Benefits Report for 2016

How to Control Health Benefits Costs by Destigmatizing High Deductible Plans

As more workers have become eligible for health benefits than in the past and face the possibility of penalties for lack of coverage, employees must also remain informed and strategic about the benefits they elect.

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ACA Impact Infographic

Infographic - ACA Impact

How Employers and Employees are Responding in the Affordable Care Act Environment
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Apr 12, 2018

IRS Issues FAQs on Employer Tax Credit for Paid FMLA

On April 9, 2018, the IRS posted FAQs related to the new employer credit for paid family and medical leave, which was established by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (P.L. 115-97) and IRC Section 45S.
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