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18 Essential Disciplinary Techniques for Supervisors

Supervisory training is critical to the success of any discipline program. Supervisors should consider the following techniques and considerations to effectively discipline employees: Cool down. Effective discipline will not result if tempers and emotions take charge. Remain calm no matter how ridiculous the excuse or accusation. Let the employee unwind, and then get the conversation …

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EHD's Benefits Buzz – May 2013

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Examining the Cost of Health Care Reform

As reported in Central Penn Business Journal recently, health care reform has reached its terrible twos, and the growing pains are only set to continue. Read more…

Final Regulations Issued on Health Insurance Exchanges

Beginning in 2014, individuals and small businesses will be able to purchase private health insurance through state-based competitive marketplaces known as Affordable Health Insurance Exchanges (Exchanges). On March 12, 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a final rule on the Exchanges, to be published in the Federal Register on March …

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IRS Q&As on Form W-2 Reporting

IRS Q&As on Form W-2 Reporting The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) added Internal Revenue Code (Code) section 6051(a)(14), which requires employers to report the aggregate cost of employer-sponsored group health plan coverage on their employees’ Forms W-2. This reporting requirement was originally effective for the 2011 tax year. However, the IRS later …

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