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Small Business Compliance Lunch and Learn!

  Join Total HR Solutions on June 22nd for a Luncheon featuring guest speaker Jeffrey Dretler, Employment Attorney and Partner at Fisher & Phillips. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable information about Massachusetts Small Business Employment Compliance while enjoying a catered lunch from Better Life Food. Don't lose...

Important Federal Court Ruling on Discrimination

A federal court has ruled that employers may not discriminate against employees or applicants based on sexual orientation.  Title VII is a federal law that prohibits employers with 15 or more employees from discriminating against employees and job applicants on the basis of their race, color,...

April Newsletter Fun Fact Answers

  April Newsletter FUN FACTS – True or False? Email the False fact to Support@totalhrsol.com and be entered to win an American Express gift card!   Fact #1 - A Flock of Crows is called a "murder" = TRUE Fact #2 - You are twice as likely to die from a vending machine than...

April Newsletter Fun Fact Answers

  April Newsletter FUN FACTS – True or False? Email the False fact to Support@totalhrsol.com and be entered to win an American Express gift card!   Fact #1 - A Flock of Crows is called a "murder" = TRUE Fact #2 - You are twice as likely to die from a vending machine than...

March Madness

You may know that the NCAA basketball tournament known as March Madness is a big topic of discussion in the workplace, but did you know that more than 1 in 4 employees watch March Madness games during working hours, and 1 in 7 report that...

Who gets paid on SNOW DAYS?

Winter arrived in New England recently, forcing numerous businesses to close for inclement weather.  As a result, many employees and employers have questions about how to handle employee pay for these days off, and the answer depends on three factors. The first is whether the...

Regulatory Victory for Tipped Employee Overtime

Previously, paying overtime to tipped employees in Massachusetts required a complicated set of rules where employers would have to retroactively calculate an employee's base rate of pay, which frustrated many restaurant owners and other employers of tipped employees. A new law has gone into effect...

ACA Compliance Bulletin

HOW REPEALING THE ACA COULD AFFECT EMPLOYER-SPONSORED HEALTH PLANS OVERVIEW Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted in 2010, employers and health insurance issuers have had to make numerous changes to employer-sponsored group health plans offered to employees. If the ACA is repealed, many plan...

New Administration will bring change to ACA

Trump administration will bring changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obama Care, but the final details of the changes remain unclear. The Republican Congress is working on drafting bills to repeal the ACA which will be combined and voted on no...

Holiday Hours!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Friendly reminder that Total HR Solutions will be closing on December 23rd, 2016 at 12 PM through Monday, December 26th, 2016 in observance of the Holiday. The Office will reopen on Tuesday at 8:00 AM! The office will also be closed on January 2nd, 2017 in...