The HR Perspective on Workplace Sexual Harassment

Workplace sexual harassment is trending on the news and social media these days. High profile figures in entertainment, print and broadcast media, the tech industry, and the political arena—both conservative and liberal; local and national—are taking hits from allegations made against them. It seems that not a day goes by without another finger being pointed, …

Special Post: ACA Penalty Letters –What to do?

Read your Letter Carefully and Respond Immediately The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that it will begin mailing employers letters informing them of their potential liability (Employer Shared Responsibility Payment) for a “pay or play” penalty for the 2015 calendar year in late 2017.  Before any penalty is assessed and demand for payment is …

Happy Veterans Day! 

To all the women and men that have served to protect us, thank you.  We hope this video shared on our social media platforms shows our appreciation.  Thank You! Arizona Office Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/journeypayrollAZ/ Colorado Office Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/journeypayroll/  

The Affordable Care Act: What Employers Need To Know For 2018

We’ve officially been in 2017’s fourth quarter for some time now. Besides all the end of year work that needs to be done, it’s time to start thinking about 2018 and what that means from a health insurance perspective. Jaime Zuder of Journey Employer Solutions presents Journey’s position with ACA clearly.  “ACA has never been …

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 …