How a Biden Administration Might Impact HR and the Workplace

How a Biden Administration Might Impact HR and the Workplace

Each presidential transition brings changes to the HR landscape. When President Donald Trump took office in 2016, he overturned or revised many of his predecessor’s federal regulations, a common trend between administrations of opposing parties. It is also something likely to continue under President-elect Joe Biden. With any legislative change—regardless of intent or outcome—employers must …

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Virtual Workplace Holiday Parties

Virtual Workplace Holiday Parties

At the end of the calendar year, workplace holiday celebrations are an experience that many employees look forward to as a highlight of the season. These celebrations are often a long-standing tradition allowing employees to celebrate with their colleagues—and sometimes family and guests. However, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations are evaluating how …

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Cyber Liability Trends for 2021

Cyber Liability Trends for 2021

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced many businesses to send employees home to perform their jobs. Cybercriminals have found this new remote workforce a tempting target, unleashing phishing, malware and ransomware attacks. These threats exploit the weaknesses of many businesses’ cybersecurity systems. In 2021, businesses will see a continuation of these attacks and new, emerging vulnerabilities, …

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HR Consulting Shifts With Bank Needs

HR Consulting Shifts With Bank Needs

Karen Shannon, VP of Business Consulting/CHRO for Ollis/Akers/ Arney has been in the banking and human resources game for over 30 years. She and her team work with worldwide clients on key business and HR strategies which have resulted in cost savings upward of $7 million. A key component of Ollis/Akers/ Arney’s business consulting division …

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Employee Benefit Plan Limits for 2021

Employee Benefit Plan Limits for 2021

Many employee benefits are subject to annual dollar limits that are periodically updated for inflation by the IRS. The following commonly offered employee benefits are subject to these limits: High deductible health plans (HDHPs) and health savings accounts (HSAs); Health flexible spending accounts (FSAs); 401(k) plans; and Transportation fringe benefit plans. The IRS typically announces …

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