The Many Potential Pitfalls of Worker Misclassification

The Many Potential Pitfalls of Worker Misclassification
December 15th, 2015

Worker misclassification is a growing area of concern for US employers. In 2015 we saw significant federal and state regulatory agency activity around worker classification, and this trend is likely to accelerate in the coming year.


Why the Obamacare Decision Is Potentially Good News for the 1099 Economy
July 7th, 2015

A few weeks ago the US Supreme Court issued its momentous decision that preserved the federal tax credits for the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. “Obamacare”). One aspect of this decision that didn’t get much media coverage is that it is potentially good news for the 1099 economy. The ACA has been touted as an essential […]


ACA Subsidies Saved for 6+ Million People
June 25th, 2015

On June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the government, allowing federally run health insurance exchanges to supply eligible individuals with subsidies. The ruling saved the subsidies for over 6 million people.


Will a Higher Minimum Wage Change How Workers are Classified?
January 10th, 2015

Worker Misclassification Becomes an Issue as Employers Pay More Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Minnesota, West Virginia and Washington D.C have all enacted minimum wage increases last year, with another 34 states considering doing the same. And while these increases benefit everyone from the workers themselves to the overall health of the economy, there are concerns about […]


ACA “Minimum Value” Plans at Risk
November 27th, 2014

Lack of Proper Coverage Creates Government Scrutiny Minimum value plans had quite the allure for staffing companies, with their lower costs and reduced penalties. But as time draws near for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to take effect on January 1st, minimum value plans are now being reconsidered. According to the Washington Post, Treasury Department […]


The ACA Continues to be Unresolved Issue for Employers
July 24th, 2014

Surprising Number Still Undecided about What They’ll Do January 1, 2015 may seem far off, but we are almost halfway through the year and many employers are still figuring out how they’ll manage the ACA as it relates to their employees, specifically with their staffing vendors. According to a report conducted by Staffing Industry Analysts […]


The Affordable Care Act and Your Contingent Workforce
May 22nd, 2014

New IRS Regulations Shed Light on ACA and Employer Shared Responsibilities There has been a lot of confusion over how the ACA regulations will affect contingent labor programs, specifically W-2 contractors. The IRS recently provided guidelines for employers who use contractors as part of their workforce, and the takeaway is this: If your supplier offers […]


Latest Updates to the ACA and its Effect on Employers of Contingent Workers
January 15th, 2014

Are You Taking the Necessary Steps to Cover Your Contractor Population? Throughout 2013, TalentWave kept its audience apprised of the changes and updates to the Affordable Care Act and there continues to be elements that still remain just as important as when communication around the ACA began. As the contingent labor population grows (nearly half of […]


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