PRESS RELEASE

StoreForce Workforce Management Provides Proactive ACA Compliance Controls to Retailers

StoreForce gives retailers the tools to meet the challenges of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2015.

Toronto, ON, November 11, 2014 – StoreForce announces that its end-to-end Workforce Management” Solution provides the necessary real-time ACA reporting tools that Retailers need to accurately track the time worked by all full and part-time employees scheduled using the Solution. Native reporting allows retailers to determine benefit eligibilities and adherence to the strict ACA regulations.

The Affordable Care Act (also known as “Obamacare”) is scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2015. This change will influence the way in which Retailers manage their variable workforce. In the cost-conscious Retail world, implementing effective and accurate tracking tools is the essential component that allows Retailers to determine and proactively manage benefit eligibilities.

StoreForce’s Workforce Management Solution combines labor forecasting, schedule optimization, employee-self-service, time & attendance reconciliation, and advanced labor and payroll reporting into a single web-based application designed exclusively for the Specialty Retail marketplace. The tools allowing retailers to monitor ACA compliance are native to the application, and require no software add-ons or additional configuration. This means that clients currently deployed with StoreForce’s WFM are able to proactively prepare for the ACA.

As a Retailer, StoreForce can help you prepare for the upcoming ACA by:

  • Accurately tracking and reporting on time worked in your stores, in the same system where you are scheduling them;
  • Giving you access to predictive and real-time labor analytics through dashboards, reports, and the scheduling tool;
  • Providing advanced schedule analysis and visibility through reports to help determine employee benefit eligibility.