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OmegaComp HR – Proud Recipient of the Mother-Baby Friendly Workplace Award

OmegaComp HR – Proud Recipient of the Mother-Baby Friendly Workplace Award

OmegaComp HR is proud the proud recipient of the Sacramento Breastfeeding Coalition’s Mother-Baby Friendly Workplace Award. This year in May, Senator Pan hosted the Mother-Baby Friendly Workplace Awards in collaboration with the California Breastfeeding Coalition and the Sacramento Breastfeeding Coalition to recognize businesses that have successfully addressed workplace barriers for breastfeeding mothers. “Breastfeeding is one […]

ACA Reporting Year-end Checklist for Applicable Large Employers (ALEs)

ACA Reporting Year-end Checklist for Applicable Large Employers (ALEs)

With reporting deadlines approaching for the 2015 tax year, employers of all sizes should be clear what their reporting responsibilities are. Suffice it to say that all employers who offer health care coverage will have some responsibilities to report, regardless of size. Below is a brief self-check list of topics employers can use ensure they […]

Open Enrollment and Your Health Care Choices for 2016

Open Enrollment and Your Health Care Choices for 2016

According to the 2015 Aflac Open Enrollment Survey(1),  more than half of all full time employed Americans spend little more than 30 minutes making their benefits selections during open enrollment. While demands for better benefits are on the rise, employee understanding of benefit options has stayed stagnant. In 2016, trends in benefit offerings encourage employers and […]

ACA Reporting Requirements, Are You Asking the Right Questions?

ACA Reporting Requirements, Are You Asking the Right Questions?

The ACA defines an ALE as having an average of at least 50 full-time or full-time equivalent employees. For employers with 50-99 full-time or full-time equivalent employees, there is transition relief available from the Employer Mandate for 2015, but such employers must still complete Forms 1094-C and 1095-C.

Technology Innovation Hits Insurance Brokers Hard: Pain or Gain?

Technology Innovation Hits Insurance Brokers Hard: Pain or Gain?

While other facets of doing business have been going through the growing pains of adopting innovation, insurance brokers have been able to dodge that bullet. That is, until recently. With the exception of keeping up with changing regulations, insurance brokers have been challenged to maintain pace with just industry-specific challenges. Things are different now. The […]

ACA compliance and reporting in 2016, are you ready?

ACA compliance and reporting in 2016, are you ready?

ACA Changes to Tax Reporting in 2016 and Beyond. The requirements of the Affordable Care Act starting in 2016 have many employers doing everything from hiding under their desks to ignoring it until it’s time to pay the piper. This complex legislation requires employers to track employee hours monthly, offer health care coverage in accordance to […]

How OmegaComp HR is Keeping Pace With Marketplace Changes.

How OmegaComp HR is Keeping Pace With Marketplace Changes.

In recent years, the benefits landscape has changed dramatically. With aggressive online merchants offering free software, the market place is responding with more sophisticated criteria and dictating product and service offerings at a whole new level. While competition and options are great for the consumer, they can be overwhelming, confusing, and frustrating for business owners. […]

June is National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month

For the month of June, we put emphasis on creating a workplace with a healthy safety culture. What is a safety culture? Safety culture is the ways in which safety is managed in the workplace. It supports a high priority on a maintaining a safe workplace through philosophy and values that are supported by both management and employees. […]

2015 California Employment Laws Part 3: Discrimination

2015 California Employment Laws Part 3: Discrimination

Part 3 of a 4-part series on California Wage and Hour Law changes. Discrimination laws in California expand in 2015 to encompass protection against discrimination for drivers license holders who present licenses obtained regardless of being able to submit proof of their residency in the United States, documentation compliance in immigration workers, protection from harassment […]

2015 California Employment Laws Part 2: Wage and Hour

2015 California Employment Laws Part 2: Wage and Hour

Part 2 of a 4-part series on California Wage and Hour Law changes. Wage and Hour compliance is one of the most challenging areas of HR and one area where having an outsourced HR team of experts can save you a lot of money by lowering risk for workplace compliance. In 2015, many new laws […]