Entries by Pamela Sande & Associates

Governor Baker’s Proposal to Cover a Shortfall in the MassHealth Budget Includes a $2,000 Contribution Per FTE Not Covered by an Employer Health Care Plan

To make up for a $600 million shortfall in the MassHealth budget for 2018, Governor Baker has proposed four Massachusetts insurance market reforms, one of which would bring back a fair share contribution requirement for employers with 11 or more full-time equivalent employees (FTEs). Before the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law, the […]

FLSA Minimum Salary Threshold Increase on Hold

The final FLSA rules would have increased the minimum salary threshold from $455/week ($23,660/year) to $913/week ($47,476/year), effective December 1, 2016, doubling the threshold for the exemption from overtime pay. However, within two weeks of the effective date of the increase, a federal court in Texas issued a preliminary injunction, effectively putting the increase on […]

New Resources: HR Insights and HR At Work Job Aids

We are very pleased to announce two new resources available on our website at www.psandeassociates.com for clients and friends: HR Insights and HR at Work Job Aids. HR Insights is a publication that provides information, tips, and insights about HR best practices and new legislation and regulations. Our two newest issues are “10 HR Practices […]