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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 […]

When is Personality More Important than Skills and Experience?

When is Personality More Important than Skills and Experience?

Interviewing Skills: Pedigree vs. Personal. As a trend, businesses are focusing on a positive work culture as a key element in recruiting. A well-established work culture serves to keep employees engaged with the workplace and can inspire employees to perform above expectations consistently. With Millennials outnumbering Boomers in the workforce and an emerging trend of Job […]

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 […]

When is “De minimis” not de minimis?

When is “De minimis” not de minimis?

What does De minimis mean? Wikipedia defines De minimis as a Latin expression meaning about minimal things, normally as, de minimis non curat lex (“The law does not concern itself with trifles”). In risk assessment, it refers to a level of risk that is too small to be concerned with or does not merit review of […]

In 2016, Some Employers Will Need AIR

In 2016, Some Employers Will Need AIR

Affordable Care Act Information Returns ALE (Applicable Large Employers) will need to report certain information on their employer-sponsored group health coverage to both participants and the IRS starting in early 2016. Any employer who is preparing 250 or more information returns* must file those returns electronically with the IRS using its new ACA Information Returns […]

Don’t Do It. Willful Violations Mean Big Fines.

Don’t Do It. Willful Violations Mean Big Fines.

Wage & Hour Law Violators and the ACA in 2016 With complex ACA reporting looming large in 2016, employers are getting nervous about reporting requirements. Some employers might even be tempted to misclassify their employees as independent contractors, under report hours, or deliberately file incorrect information to avoid employer shared responsibility. Do so at your […]

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 […]

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. […]

Ten Things We Bet You Didn’t Know About Red-Light Running

Ten Things We Bet You Didn’t Know About Red-Light Running

Car crashes rank among the leading causes of death in the United States and the leading cause of death for children, teens and young adults up to age 34. In the last decade, red-light running crashes killed nearly 9,000 people. You or your loved ones are more likely to be injured due to a red-light […]