Important employment and work place considerations to accomplish for the month of March.
Review your wage and hour practices Claims against employers for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) have been on a constant increase. Make sure to review minimum wage and overtime laws to avoid liability.
Submit application for workplace recognition The Oregonian's Top Workplace program is set up to recognize companies that have great workplace environments. Check out the program and sign up by March 20, 2015.
File early for H-1B It's a good time to start preparing for the H-1B cap for next year. Due to increased demand, it is expected that the cap will be reached in the first five days of filing. Be ready to submit at the earliest possible date of April 1, 2015.
Medicare Part D Disclosures due March 1st All sponsors providing prescription drug coverage to individuals eligible for Medicare Part D must submit disclosures by March 1, 2015 for calendar year plans.