HR News Round Up

This weeks top human resources stories from around the web:

CMS to Attend SHRM Annual Conference

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference Chicago
CMS iRecruit will be attending the 2013 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition in Chicago June 16-19. We’re looking forward to seeing Hillary Clinton, astronaut Mark Kelley and Gabby Giffords, and music from Kelly Clarkson and more. We’ll be at Booth #1927 with our partner Employee Based Systems (EBS).

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: What it means to you?
Healthcare Reform Learning Track A new all-day Wednesday, July 24, learning track at Sage Summit will unravel the complexities of the Affordable Care Act. Join us as subject matter experts break down health care reform by topic: including key provisions, insurance carriers, small business tax credits, and compliance requirements.

Reduce Stress and Boost Profits (Sage Employer Solutions Blog)
Not all stress is created equal. There are healthy levels of stress that can be highly motivating and push employees to rise to workplace challenges. But too much stress produces diminishing returns in the long run. In a quickly evolving working environment, employees are confronted daily with increases to their workloads, changes to teams and promotion structures, ineffectual or unsympathetic management, and various day-to-day elements of working life—which can all lead to stress.

That Employee Who Smokes Costs The Boss $5,800 A Year (NPR News)
Smoking is expensive, and not just for the person buying the cigs. Employers are taking hard looks at the cost of employing smokers as they try to cut health insurance costs, with some refusing to hire people who say they smoke.

Enterprise zones are an economic bright spot: (San Bernadino Sun)
San Bernardino’s economic challenges have been making headlines statewide, but as we continue to move through the bankruptcy process, the city is beginning to see an improvement. And while our region still suffers from one of the highest unemployment rates in California, enterprise zones have been a bright spot for the entire Inland Empire — during an otherwise slow and painstaking recovery.

Spotlight on Sage Time and Attendance by Insperity™
Sage HRMS Time and Attendance Brochure Whitepaper: Top Seven Benefits of An Automated Time and Attendance System Sage Time and Attendance is a comprehensive, state–of–the–art workforce management solution that enables you to collect, analyze, and take immediate control of your employees’ attendance and labor data—online and in real time.

H.R. 2133: Veterans Back to Work Act of 2013
Congressman Ted Poe, R-Texas, has introduced legislation H.R. 2133 Veterans Back to Work Act of 2013. The Act is intended to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and make permanent the work opportunity tax credit for veterans and to allow an exemption from an employer’s employment taxes.

Sage HRMS June Webcast Schedule
June is the month to learn about the benefits of compliance, recruiting with iRecruit, engaging employees with Sage Source and taking control of your time and attendance.

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