Employee Work Classifications

Full-time:  any employee that works 30 hrs or more by IRS terms is considered full-time and should be made an offer of health coverage.

 Part-time:  any employee that works under 30 hrs, less than 130 per month – these employees do not have to be made an offer of health coverage.

Seasonal:  any employee that is only hired for a period of time, works less that nine (9) months out of the year, works less than 1500 hours during that period of time – these employees do not have to have and offer of coverage.

Interns:  any employee that is only hired for a period of time, works less that nine (9) months out of the year, works less than 1500 hours during that period of time – these employees do not have to have and offer of coverage.

Contractors:  normally are “self” employed and are paid with a 1099 and not a W2, do not need to be a part of the headcount or made and off of coverage.

Temp Employees:  are typically “contracted” through another company and are paid wages through them.  They are not a part of the headcount and no offer of coverage needs to be made.