Yearly Archives: 2014

Illinois Governor Signs Law Prohibiting Criminal History Inquiries on Job Applications

On July 21, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act, which will prohibit most private-sector employers and employment agencies with 15 or more employees from asking applicants about their criminal histories and conducting … Continue reading

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Salary Budgeting

Pay increase budgets at U.S. employers have improved slightly, up to 3.0 percent in 2014 from 2.9 percent in 2013 according to the 41st annual World-at-Work 2014-2015 Salary Budget Survey. Forecasts show that the average raise in base pay for … Continue reading

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Obamacare Reporting

Even though midsize employers (those with 50-99 employees) have been provided yet another year to comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) employer mandate, they will still be required to complete information reporting under Sec. 6056 in … Continue reading

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