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2014-04-24 20:23:54

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office recently announced charges against the operators of two construction companies for felony workers' compensation fraud. The operators allegedly underreported the number of employees to insurance companies to pay a combined total of $300,000 less in premiums. Sandra and William O'Neill of WM O'Neill Lath and Plastering Company were charged with four felony counts of workers' compensation...

2014-04-24 12:25:53

TORONTO, April 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Changes to the Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW) program between 2002 and 2012, which made it easier to hire foreign workers, accelerated the rise in unemployment in Alberta and British Columbia, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In "Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada: Are They Really Filling Labour Shortages?", author Dominique M. Gross finds that easier access to foreign labour can generate undesirable incentives on the part of...

2014-04-22 23:14:29

The program offers free and confidential financial counseling and education to retirement plan participants Peoria, IL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Alliance Benefit Group – Illinois (ABG-IL), a leading retirement plan service provider, is pleased to announce it has partnered with BALANCE, a financial counseling and education company, to provide free and confidential financial counseling and education to retirement plan participants. Through this innovative program, participants can get help...

2014-04-22 12:30:52

Partners with Evolution1 to Offer Account-based Benefit Solutions SHEBOYGAN, Wis., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank, N.A. and national leader in Health Savings Account (HSA) administration, today announced a sweeping expansion of its product suite. Beginning May 1, 2014, HSA Bank will offer more choices for consumers to save and pay for healthcare, dependent care, and commuter expenses on a pre-tax basis. Working with benefit technology partner...

2014-04-21 23:00:31

Why Defined Contribution Helps Recruit and Retain the Best Employees Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published a new overview on why defined contribution helps recruit and retain the best employees. According to Zane Benefits’ website, defined contribution health benefits are a valuable tool for recruiting and retaining the best employees - without the cost and complication of a group health insurance plan. Zane...

2014-04-21 12:27:24

EFFECTIVE DATE: May 1, 2014 CRANSTON, R.I. and CHICAGO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An updated Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Medical Fee Schedule has been released and will go into effect on May 1, 2014, for services on or after that date. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080206/AQW030LOGO-b The Medical Fee Schedule contains rules and maximum reimbursement rates, by procedure, for workers' compensation medical services in the State of Rhode Island. These guidelines and...

2014-04-19 23:00:22

An Overview of Section 105 Plan Rules and Regulations Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 online health benefits solution, published new information on section 105 plan rules and regulations. According to Zane Benefits’ website, a Section 105 plan allows an employer to reimburse an employee for medical and insurance expenses incurred by the employee or his or her dependents. Zane Benefits’ website says the most common type of Section 105 plan is a...

2014-04-17 23:02:14

Colonial Life and United Benefit Advisors Offer a Complimentary Webinar for HR Professionals Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Employers of all sizes are challenged to rethink employee benefits in this new world of health care reform. Tight budgets and a still-recovering economy are spurring benefits managers to think beyond health insurance and look at their benefits as a whole. United Benefit Advisors and Colonial Life are hosting a WisdomWorkplace webinar for HR professionals and...

2014-04-15 23:12:02

BSI has enhanced its online payroll tax forms suite to help simplify the employee onboarding process. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Business Software, Inc. (BSI), a leading provider of payroll tax filing, tax calculation and compliance onboarding solutions in the cloud, announces the release of BSI eFormsFactory™ 3.0. BSI eFormsFactory 3.0 is a cloud-based product which contains tools and on-demand services that empower HR/PR professionals and individual employees to manage...

2014-04-15 23:00:27

How to send employees to the exchanges… and still offer great health benefits. Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on how to send employees to the exchanges and still offer great health benefits. According to Zane Benefits’ website, here are factors pushing employers out of the group health insurance market (mainly cost), and factors pulling employers toward the individual health insurance...