HR News Round Up

This weeks top human resources stories from around the web:

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Delay in Obamacare — What You Need to Know
The Obamacare employer mandate has been delayed by a year to 2015, meaning that many businesses can push back providing worker health insurance a bit longer.
When the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, it required that companies with 50-plus full-timers start providing them coverage in 2014 — or face penalties.

Employee Engagement Does More than Boost Productivity
Improving employee engagement is not simply about improving productivity — although organizations with a high level of engagement do report 22% higher productivity, according to a new meta-analysis of 1.4 million employees conducted by the Gallup Organization.

The 101 of Performance Rating Scales
Performance rating scales are beneficial to every type of business. They allow employers to gauge worker progress and help employees understand company objectives. Rating scales are often utilized because they are generally easy to administer, are low cost, and create quantitative assessments that are useful for employees, managers, HR representatives, and even executives.

Sage City: The Ultimate Collaborative Meet-up for Sage Customers
Over 3,000 of your peers attend Sage Summit each year. Learn why you should, too. Visit and register early to take advantage of the lowest rates.

California Enterprise Zones Face Uncertain Future
Last week the California State Senate passed a proposal to overhaul California’s enterprise zones after Senate Democrats negotiated a series of last-minute amendments to mollify resistant lawmakers. The legislation, a priority of Gov. Jerry Brown, now faces an uncertain future in the Assembly.

What the DOMA ruling means for HR
The Supreme Court has already gifted HR with two pro-employer rulings this week. So how will the High Court’s decision about the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) affect HR? As you’ve probably heard by now, the U.S. Supreme Court just struck down DOMA. This will have some far-reaching effects on benefits plans.

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