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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) was signed into law on March 23, 2010. The statute is over 2,000 pages long, and various federal agencies have issued approximately 20,000 pages of regulatory guidance. Significant additional regulatory guidance will be published in 2013 and beyond. The sheer volume of regulations and related guidance makes the law inaccessible to most employers, but planning is critical. As of the date of this publication, many employers will have begun their “measurement periods” to determine eligibility.
One of the most critical aspects of being an effective human resources professional is hiring qualified employees to work for your company. Building a superior company that competes in the marketplace requires a strong foundation of talented, well-matched people. Interviewing candidates to fill important roles is the avenue that will help you accomplish your responsibilities. This report will help you prepare for the interview, select the right interview format, screen potential candidates, avoid asking illegal interview questions, how to decide between two evenly matched candidates, and general best practices. Also included is a list of interview questions that you can tailor to your needs.
We here at HR Resource pride ourselves in not only the quality of content that we produce but also you may have noticed the quantity. We also understand that time is a luxury that we all wish we had more of, that is why we created the Learning Series. The Learning Series brings together all the great things of HR Resource into one convenient downloadable document. We have gone through all the content available on HR Resource and inside each Learning Series you will find a white paper, four articles and recommended On-Demand webinars and Live Webinars all on one core topic. In this Learning Series we will explore many of the key issues that need to be considered when hiring and firing employees.
The media and Congress are fueling constant discussion over both immigration reform and how to address the issue of the undocumented workers currently in the country, as well as dealing with their employers. The many elements of financial, racial, political, security and cultural perspectives make it an emotional and divisive topic for politicians, employers and the average voter. When all the debating and voting is over, employers are the ones who will be responsible for implementing any new laws and regulations that affect their workforce and operations. From prospecting and hiring to management and benefits, human resources departments are closely monitoring the developments pertaining to immigration reform. In fact, momentum over the issue has already brought about changes in employee verification processes, including a new I-9 Form and the use of E-Verify. This report will shed light on what employers need to know.
Passed by Congress in 2010, the Affordable Care Act is easily the most significant piece of health care reform put into law in the United States in the last half-century. The legislation deals with everything from individual and business health care coverage mandates to public programs expansion and a laser focus on greater efficiency. When combined, the goal of the Affordable Care Act is relatively simple: Make health care more affordable by managing risk, boosting productivity and efficiency, and making coverage nearly universal among Americans at all levels of income and with all types of income. This 36-page report will give you a full understanding of the Affordable Care Act and its implications on employers.