Staffing Industry and Employer Mandate Regulations

Staffing Industry and Employer Mandate Regulations

Temporary staffing firms and PPACA are at odds. Recent employer mandate regulations published by the IRS on February 10, 2014, reveal the tension: the IRS worries that if staffing firms get any breaks, businesses will be incentivized to use staffing firms to minimize their PPACA obligations, while staffing firms worry that the added costs of … Continue reading »

Target to Drop Part-time Coverage in April—Looking at Alternatives for Part-Timers

Target to Drop Part-time Coverage in April—Looking at Alternatives for Part-Timers

Target announced recently that they will discontinue offering health insurance plans to their part-time employees beginning April 1, 2014. With this announcement, Target joins a trend of cutting part-time coverage including companies like Trader Joe’s and Home Depot. While this strategy is effective for certain employers, other employers may not yield a significant benefit from … Continue reading »