Thanks to all the TCIA members who completed this year’s Wage and Benefit Survey, and congratulations to the two randomly chosen winners who are now the proud owners of iPad Minis … just for completing the survey!
TCIA member company Sam Hill Tree Care (Dallas, TX) and TCIA member company Wilson Tree Service (North Ridgeville, OH) were randomly chosen from the nearly 350 survey submissions and will now be reviewing the results of this year’s survey on their brand new iPad Minis. Congrats!
Officials from the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) announced yesterday that a quarantine will be established in Essex County to stop the spread of the invasive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). The quarantine will take effect Tuesday, April 1st, 2014.
This decision comes after the December 2013 discovery of EAB in North Andover as well as an extensive survey of the affected area and public hearings.
Another update to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was announced this month. This update announced simplified reporting regulations, and lists information that no longer needs to be reported. The digest below, provided by Nathan Wechsler & Company, offers a concise explanation of the new rules.
The Affordable Care Act’s “employer mandate” has been delayed once again, following the first delay in July 2013. But the date is not the only thing that has changed. Here is what you need to know about the latest changes made to the Affordable Care Act:
The Treasury Department delayed the effective date of the employer shared responsibility provisions and the reporting requirements under the ACA that apply to large employers from January 1, 2014 to January 1, 2015.