Federal DOL Requests 60 Day Delay for Pending Overtime Rule

The federal DOL has requested another 60 day delay to submit its final brief to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for the pending DOL Overtime rule. If approved, this delay request would extend the deadline from May 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017. Read more here. Nick Daukas With 25+ years of HR experience […]

KL and SSC to Host Hiring Essentials Education Event May 18th

Hiring Essentials: The Latest Trends in Talent Acquisition & Background Screening On May 18th,  Nick Daukas and Maribeth Martino come together to share their experience in human resources, hiring compliance and business operations. Please join us for this educational event highlighting today’s hiring and background screening process. This program is designed to dispel common myths, explore […]

Nick Daukas to Speak at 2017 Hartford HR Summit 3/9

Managing Partner Nick Daukas will be speaking on HR Compliance in 2017 at the annual Hartford HR Summit on Thursday, March 9th. The event will be held from 2-5PM at The Society Room in Hartford. For more information and to register for this free event visit http://hartfordhrsummit.com/. Nick Daukas With 25+ years of HR experience Nick specializes […]

Newest Version of I-9 Now Required

Effective January 22, a new I-9 must be used by all employers. This new I-9 is “smart” providing fillable, interactive options enabling users to complete the fields of the form before printing and signing a hard copy. The newest version of the Form I-9 has been made available by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services […]

OSHA – Form 300A

Each year eligible employers must post the OSHA 300A summary page in their work spaces between February 1 and April 30 each year. This form and other required OSHA Forms are available at: kardaslarson.com/downloads. Nick Daukas With 25+ years of HR experience Nick specializes in ER, OD, Recruitment and Legal Compliance. He has an MBA […]

Leesa Schipani Named Partner at KardasLarson

We are thrilled to announce that Leesa Schipani, SHRM-SCP has been named as a partner effective January 1, 2017. Leesa joined KardasLarson in June of 2014 as a consultant and quickly progressed to Training & Development Practice Leader. She is a strong leader, a top producer and an invaluable asset to the firm and our […]

Nick and Leesa to Exhibit at COST Event 1/11

Come see Nick and Leesa at the Connecticut Council of Small Towns’ (COST) annual Town Meeting on Wednesday, January 11! We will be exhibiting at the Town Hall Exhibitor’s Fair throughout the event. For more information and to register, click here. Nick Daukas With 25+ years of HR experience Nick specializes in ER, OD, Recruitment […]

Congress Passes the 21st Century Cures Act

Congress has passed the CURE Act, and President Obama has signed the legislation. This change effects small employers which do not meet the “large employer” definition under the Affordable Care Act (fewer than 50 FTEs), and do not offer group health plans. Under the provision, employees may use qualifying HRAs to purchase coverage in the […]

EEO-1 Report Due by September 30

EEO-1 report: All employers with 100 or more employees, and federal contractors with 50 or more employees and $50,000 or more in federal contracts, must file an EEO-1 report by September 30. VETS-4212 report: Federal Contractors and subcontractors with contracts of $150,000 or more are required to file this report each year by September 30. […]