“Play or Pay”

Michael Der Manouel, Jr., President – Der Manouel Insurance Group The following commentary pertains specifically to the portion of the Employer Mandate under the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA),” also known as “Play or Pay,” in determining employer size and what every employer should be planning for at this juncture in 2014 to prepare for  2015 and 2016. The…

Support is crucial for Measure G

The City of Fresno is facing serious financial problems that require dramatic actions to resolve.  In the past four years, the City of Fresno has overcome $120 million in budget shortfalls forcing a cutback in city services by reducing general fund government workers by 33%. The Swearengin administration has proposed privatizing residential trash pickup as a…

Immigration Reform Roundtable Speakers Confirmed for Fresno Chamber’s Valley Business Conference

            Fresno, CA (February 28, 2013) – Today, the Greater Fresno Area Chamber of Commerce announced panelists for the 2013 Valley Business Conference’s Roundtable on immigration reform. Speakers include Director of Congressional and Public Affairs of U. S. Chamber of Commerce – Jeff Lungren; Retired Officer in charge of the Fresno Immigration and Naturalization Service…

NEW FOR 2013

By: Ruth Evans, Owner of The Evans HR GROUP The IRS standard mileage reimbursement rate for the use of a car will be 56.5 cents per mile. Written commission arrangement stating the precise method of commission payments are now required.  A signed copy of the contract must be provided to each employee covered by.  The…