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Oct 17, 2019

Social Security Wage Base for 2020 Announced

On October 10, 2019, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that the 2020 Social Security wage base will be $137,700, which is an increase of $4,800 from $132,900 in 2019.
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ADP Research Institute State of the Labor Market 2019

ADP Research Institute, Together With Leading US Economists, Holds State of the Labor Market Summit 2019

Top economists and scholars from the ADP Research Institute, Cornell University, Princeton University, the University of Chicago, and Moody’s Analytics, shared their latest research findings on the U.S. labor market at the third annual State of the Labor Market Summit this week in New York City. Hosted by the ADP Research Institute, the Labor Market Summit is an annual forum where distinguished labor economists gather to discuss the latest insights derived from ADP’s unique data sets and engage in thought-provoking discussions and analyses on the U.S. labor market.

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2019 State of the Workforce Report

The first annual State of the Workforce Report provides decision makers with organizational benchmarks to compare against their own internal HR statistics.
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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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Evolution of Pay

Evolution of Pay Report

ADP Research Institute® has published a new study where we examine changes in the payment landscape.
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Evolution of Pay: Work Status and Payroll

Evolution of Pay

The ADP Research Institute® has long believed that a human-centric framework is essential to understanding workplace change.
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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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State and Local

Sep 26, 2019

State and Local Updates

In our September issue, we’re covering regulatory and legislative updates in benefits, leave, payroll, and time and labor.
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Regulatory

Sep 25, 2019

DOL Releases Final Overtime Rule

On Sept. 24th, the US Dept. Labor released its final rules for establishing the amounts required to be earned by an employee in order for that employee to be exempt from the FLSA overtime requirements.
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Regulatory

Sep 24, 2019

EEOC Will Not Seek Renewal of Component 2 Requirement

On Sept. 12th the EEOC announced its intention to continue seeking Component 1 data in the years 2019 through 2021, but discontinue seeking the much more detailed Component 2 data.
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Legislative Update

Sep 20, 2019

California AB 5 Codifies “Dynamex” Worker Classification Restrictions

On Sept. 13th, the California Senate and Assembly passed AB 5, Worker Status: Employees and Independent Contractors.
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Legislative Update

Sep 18, 2019

New Legislation Gives Employers a One-Year Limited Exclusion From the California Consumer Privacy Act; Imposes New Disclosure Obligation

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State and Local

Aug 20, 2019

State and Local Updates

In our August issue, we’re covering regulatory and legislative updates in leave, payroll, and time and labor.
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Legislative Update

Aug 19, 2019

Legislative Trends: New Employer Health Coverage Reporting Required in Certain States

In addition to filing Forms 1094-C/1095-C with the IRS to comply with ACA requirements, certain employers may now have additional state reporting requirements related to health coverage.
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Regulatory

Aug 12, 2019

IRS Releases Improved Tax Withholding Estimator

On August 6th the IRS released a new online Tax Withholding Estimator, which has been redesigned to make it easier for employees to have the right amount of tax withheld during the year.
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Regulatory

Jul 29, 2019

HRA Options for Employers Expanded

On June 13th HHS, the DOL, the Treasury Dept. and the IRS issued final regulations that expanded an employer’s ability to offer HRAs to their employees.
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State and Local

Jul 23, 2019

State and Local Updates

In our July issue, we’re covering regulatory and legislative updates in leave and payroll.
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Regulatory

Jul 16, 2019

EEOC Issues New EEO-1 Information and Resources ― Pay Data Reporting Update

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued additional information to help employers comply with the upcoming EEO-1 Component 2 deadline.
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State and Local

Jun 20, 2019

State and Local Updates

In our June issue, we’re covering regulatory and legislative updates in leave and payroll.
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Regulatory

Jun 07, 2019

Legislative Trends: Sexual Harassment Prevention in the Workplace

This Eye on Washington’s series focuses on the latest HR regulatory trends taking place at the federal, state and local levels.
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Regulatory

Jun 03, 2019

IRS Draft 2020 Form W-4 Released

On May 31st., the IRS released an “early draft” of the 2020 Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate.
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Regulatory

May 30, 2019

IRS Releases 2020 HSA and HDHP Limits

On May 28 the IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2019-25 adjusting the health savings accounts and high-deductible health plans contribution limitations for calendar year 2020.
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State and Local

May 23, 2019

State and Local Updates

In our May issue, we’re covering regulatory and legislative updates in leave and payroll.
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Regulatory

May 10, 2019

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Pay Data Reporting Update

As previously reported, on May 3, 2019, the EEOC announced that certain EEO-1 filers are required to provide 2017 and 2018 wage and hour data broken down by race/ethnicity and gender (“Component 2 data”) by Sept. 30th.
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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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Regulatory

Apr 29, 2019

Employers Must Submit EEO-1 Pay Data to EEOC By Sept. 30, 2019

On April 25th a federal judge ordered the EEOC to take all necessary steps to comply with an Obama-era change to EEO-1 data collection obligations by Sept. 30, 2019.
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State and Local

Apr 23, 2019

State and Local Updates

Check out our monthly Eye on Washington series that focuses on timely, topical insights on a variety of payroll and reporting issues at the state and local level.
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State and Local

Mar 21, 2019

State and Local Updates

Check out our monthly Eye on Washington series that focuses on timely, topical insights on a variety of payroll and reporting issues at the state and local level.
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Regulatory

Mar 18, 2019

SSA Letters to Notify Employers of Name/SSN Errors on 2018 Forms W-2

As noted in a July 2018 Eye on Washington, the SSA will mail letters to employers that filed 2018 Forms W-2 containing employee names and SSNs that did not match SSA’s records, beginning in the last week of March 2019.
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State and Local

Feb 19, 2019

State and Local Updates

Check out our new monthly Eye on Washington series that focuses on timely, topical insights on a variety of payroll and reporting issues at the state and local level. In our first issue, we’re covering regulatory and legislative updates in benefits, leave and payroll.
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Regulatory

Feb 14, 2019

2018 Versions of Publications 502 and 503 Released by the IRS

On May 4, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published Revenue Procedure 2017-37, which provides inflation-adjusted limits for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) for calendar year 2018.
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Regulatory

Feb 06, 2019

Deadline to Submit EEO-1 Report Extended

Due to the recent partial lapse in appropriations, the opening of the EEO-1 has been postponed until early March 2019.
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State and Local

Jan 18, 2019

State and Local Updates

Check out our new monthly Eye on Washington series that focuses on timely, topical insights on a variety of payroll and reporting issues at the state and local level. In our first issue, we’re covering regulatory and legislative updates in benefits, leave and payroll.
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Regulatory

Jan 10, 2019

IRS Releases 2019 Publications 15, 15-A, and 15-B

The IRS has released Publication 15 (Circular E) Employer’s Tax Guide for use in 2019
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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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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

Infographic: Evolution of Work 2.0: The Me Vs. We Mindset

Two-thirds of employees are open to a new job, yet employers report struggling to find the right talent. Why?
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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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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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Are Workplace Ethics Changing

Revelations from Workforce Turnover. A Closer Look Through Predictive Analytics

Learn to leverage Big Data to reveal the real drivers that cause employees to leave one company for another.
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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

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

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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Are Workplace Ethics Changing

Evolution of Work 2.0: The Me Vs. We Mindset

Bridge the disconnect between management and employee expectations to better recruit and retain global talent.
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The New Way We’ll Work

Infographic - The New Way We’ll Work

ADP Research Institute’s Evolution of Work Study reveals how employers should think about the future workplace.
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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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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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Infographic:  Help Win the Talent War – Focus on Pay Equality

Infographic: Help Win the Talent War – Focus on Pay Equality

How Employers and Employees are Responding in the Affordable Care Act Environment
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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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The Recruitment Quotient: Raising Your Talent IQ

Garnishment: The Untold Story

Gain knowledge and insight into the garnishment landscape, which kind of garnishment is more prevalent, how garnishment may affect you and your employees, and what you, as an employer, can do to help minimize its negative effects on your organization.
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