Friday, August 31, 2007

Insurance For My Business - Health

Information, topics, and links related to health insurance for your business.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-08-31
Revised: 2013-08-06

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Insurance For My Business - Main Page

Health Insurance For My Business
America's Health Insurance Plans
Independent Contractor/Freelance Worker (Health Insurance)

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)
Guidance on Forthcoming Required Employer Notice on Health Care Coverage Options: The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has issued guidance about the written notice that certain employers must provide to employees beginning in October on health care coverage options.

HealthCare.gov: The Marketplace is a new way to find health coverage that fits your budget and meets your needs. With one application, you can see all your options and enroll. HealthCare.gov is adding a new feature that allows people to create a personal account, including a username and password, which is the First Step to enroll in new coverage options in the Marketplace. HealthCare.gov is also launching a call center specifically to serve small businesses interested in the SHOP Marketplace. Call 1 (800) 706-7893 (TTY users: 1 (800) 706-7915). Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm EST. How Does the Marketplace Work?

Kaiser Family Foundation
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, PASBDC, 2013
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PDF), PASBDC
Pennsylvania Insurance Department

Google Search: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Insurance For My Business - Main Page

Information, resources, and links related to insurance for your business.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-08-31
Revised: 2016-03-24

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Insurance For My Business
Health Insurance
Business Insurance
Business Liability Insurance
Workers Compensation Insurance

General Insurance Information, Links, and Resources
Google Search: small business insurance +saving

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Marketing My Business - Pricing

Information, topics, and links related to pricing your business's products and services.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-08-22
Revised: 2008-06-06

Table of Contents
Marketing My Business - Main Page

Pricing
Cost Behavior (Simple Studies)
Inc Magazine Pricing How-To Guides

Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Employees/Human Resources - Work Place Regulations

Information, resources, and links related to law and regulations pertaining to your employee's work place.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-08-08
Revised: 2011-11-16

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Employees/Human Resources - Main Page

Work Place Regulations

Federal Law
United States Department of Labor
elaws: Employment law assistance for workers and small businesses
Mandatory Postings for United States Employers (US Dept of Labor)
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration Act
Youth Employment Regulation (youthrules!)

The Family and Medical Leave Act
The Family and Medical Leave Act and National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2008
The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993: Final Rule (pdf)
Revised Final Regulations Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (RIN 1215-AB35)
The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, as amended
Family and Medical Leave Act Compliance Assistance

Pennsylvania Law
Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry
Labor Law Compliance (PA Dept L&I)
Mandatory Postings for Pennsylvania Employers (PA Dept L&I)
Building a Better Workplace, Drug-Free Pennsylvania, November 2011
Drug-Free Workplace Solutions: Drug-Free WorkPlace Solutions is the employer services offering provided by Drug Free Pennsylvania, Inc. Drug Free Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation dedicated to reducing substance abuse through public service campaigns, media literacy in schools, and drug-free projects in businesses.

Employees/Human Resources - Hiring & Firing

Information, resources, and links related to hiring and firing your employees.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-08-08
Revised: 2015-03-03

Table of Contents
Employees/Human Resources - Main Page

Hiring & Firing Employees

Identifying, Hiring, & Retaining Top Employees
Steps to Hiring Your First Employee (SBA)
Decision Associates (September 2007)
Pennsylvania CareerLink Website
Contact Pennsylvania CareerLink Offices

Forms and Registration To Become An Employer
Ten Steps To Hiring Your First Employee (Word)
Ten Steps To Hiring Your First Employee (pdf)
Proving eligibility of new workers: Employers across the United States are faced with a deadline on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. It could prove costly if ignored. This is the day that it becomes mandatory to file the Federal I-9 form to prove the eligibility of all new workers. The I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification process is handled and managed by the United States Citizen And Immigration Services Department. For more detailed information, download M-274, The Handbook for Employers and Guidance for Completing Form I-9.

Law
United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) (More Detail)
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (More Detail)
Equal Pay Act (EPA) (More Detail)
Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act, enacted March 18, 2010
Immigrant Reform and Control Act (IRCA)
Interview Questions (Illegal)
IRS (Federal) Employee Tax Form W4 is required
PA Employee Witholding Taxes
PA Unemployment Compensation Tax
New Employees (Required to be registered with Pennsylvania)
Older Worker Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA)
Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA)
Title VII Civil Rights Act
US Citizenship Employee Issues (Employment Authorization)