ACA Regulations & 1099 Classification: Are You Compliant?

Don’t Ignore the Warning Signs! Two of the most critical components of managing a workforce are compliance with the Affordable Care Act legislation (ACA or Obamacare) and Independent Contractor classification (1099). Employers are bombarded with information about the failure to comply because of the risk of penalty and heavy taxation. For many businesses, it’s not […]

Top Results from TargetCW’s 2014 Happiness Survey

Here at TargetCW, feedback is essential to the overall growth and success of our company. Feedback helps us analyze and prioritize projects designed to improve daily functions for our employees and clients including: reducing liability and increasing visibility, compliance and workers satisfaction. In addition to the feedback we receive year round using our email Thumbs […]

California Paid Sick Leave Effective July 1st

The state of California passed legislation that allows employees to accrue paid sick leave beginning Wednesday, July 1st 2015. To learn more about the new legislation, visit the state’s industrial website at http://www.dir.ca.gov/  Who’s eligible for paid sick leave? Beginning July 1, 2015, employees working 30 or more days within a calendar year in the state of California […]

Happy 5th Anniversary, TargetCW!

Five years ago, Samer Khouli founded TargetCW with a mission to bring innovative technology to employers that use contingent labor, giving them a product and service that will revolutionize day to day processes for hiring managers and talent acquisition professionals. Inspired by the Japanese philosophy “Kaizen” which stands for continual improvement in business management, we […]

Contingent Labor: Helping the U.S. Embrace Change

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.  –Chinese Proverb The staffing industry has spent so much energy preparing for changes in our nation’s health care system. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) Individual Mandate has been in effect since 2014, requiring our nation’s population to purchase at least […]

Effective Time Management Skills for HR Professionals

A new year is a great time to get organized at work.  Busy HR professionals need to manage their time effectively to execute their daily tasks and future project needs. With good time management skills you are in control of your time and your stress. You are also able to make progress at work and […]

Comply or Pay the Price: The Affordable Care Act Employer Mandate

Do you provide ACA compliant benefits for your internal contingent workforce?  Does your 3rd party agency provide them? Do they meet ACA compliance regulations? How is this going to alter what you’re paying after the ball drops at midnight on Jan 1? Internalized Companies with more than 50 full-time employees working at least 30 hours […]

Quarterly 401k Open Enrollment is April 1st!

Have you heard? It is quarterly open enrollment for TargetCW’s 401k Plan – a company sponsored retirement savings plan designed to help you prepare for retirement. Our plan offers many unique advantages not available through other types of savings plans. You must be employed a minimum of 60 days to enroll. The deadline to enroll […]

Tips to Combat Ergonomic Pain & Injury

Ergonomics, or “human factors”, is the science of designing equipment, the workplace and even job to fit the worker. This principle can be broken down into three areas. Physical ergonomics is concerned with the way the body interacts with the worker’s tools (anything from shovels to chairs to personal computers) and their effects on the […]

What HR Managers need to know about Healthcare Reform

Healthcare Reform has survived the Supreme Court, which means employers need to develop a plan with how to comply and implement all the upcoming requirements. The 2010 Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act survived because the most controversial part, the individual mandate was deemed constitutional on June 28, 2012. Employers are now left with deciding […]