When Natural Disasters Strike – An Employer’s Guide

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have lost their wind power, but residents of Houston and western Florida are still reeling from the effects of the storms—and they will for a long time. As residents of these communities bail out their homes and assess the damage to their personal lives, what about their professional lives? What responsibility …

You have questions about Arizona’s Proposition 206? We have answers.

Last November, Arizona voters approved Proposition 206 (The Fair Wage and Healthy Families Act), which increased the state’s minimum wage to $10 per hour and requires all employers provide employees with paid sick time. The second provision took effect on July 1st, and imposes certain obligations upon employers, both in the for-profit and non-profit sectors …

Firing an Employee for Their Political Beliefs: It’s Tricky and Sticky

Picture this: you leave work on Friday and head out of town to attend a political rally. This rally is particularly polarizing, and you happen to hold the unpopular opinion. Attending press and counter protestors snap your picture and it goes viral on social media, outing you and your viewpoints. When you show up to …

HUB Rewards

You may have been notified to approve HUB Rewards when you logged into your Journey HUB account this morning. HUB Rewards gives you access to discounts, coupons, and offers from businesses across the country on everything from meals, entertainment, and travel to everyday services. HUB Rewards brings these exclusive offers to all of Journey’s clients …

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Overdue Federal Taxes may be sent to Private Collection Agencies

Starting this month, the IRS will begin sending letters to taxpayers with overdue federal tax accounts being assigned to private-sector collection agencies. The new program enables these private agencies to collect unpaid tax debts on the government’s behalf, all of which are several years old. Those with overdue taxes will always receive multiple notifications, letters …

Executive Order Allows Reduction of ACA Burdens

An executive order signed January 20 by President Donald Trump gave wide latitude to federal agencies and states by allowing them to minimize the economic and regulatory burdens of the Affordable Care Act. Under the order, agencies and states were allowed to waive, defer, offer exemptions or delay “the implementation of any provision or requirement …

DOL Appeals Decision to Delay Overtime Rule

Below is updated information on the new overtime law. We encourage you to attend our Educational Event where this topic along with recent changes in employment law & health insurance will be discussed. An appeal by the Department of Labor challenging a district court ruling that delayed the agency’s new overtime exemption rule from taking …

New Form I-9 Required January 22, 2017

U.S. Citizens and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a new version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. What is a Form I-9? Federal law requires employers to hire only individuals eligible to legally work in the United States – either U.S. citizens or foreign citizens who have necessary authorization. To comply with the law, employers …

BREAKING NEWS: Federal Judge Halts Overtime Rule

On November 22, 2016, a federal judge denied the Labor Department from implementing its new overtime rule, unexpectedly granting an injunction that deals a severe blow to one of the president’s landmark workplace regulations.   The court precluded the rule nationwide days before it was scheduled to take effect December 1st.   President-elect Donald Trump may consider …