The rehire utility looks for breaks in service between payroll periods. It will apply either the 13-week consecutive absence rule – any employee who was absent for at least 13 consecutive weeks – or the ACA-defined rule of parity.
The rule of parity states that if an employee had previously worked for you at least 4 weeks, and their subsequent break in service was greater than what they previously worked for you, you can classify them as a rehire upon their return to service.
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Last Review: 5/17/2017 – Revision: 2.0
Applies To: ACA Reporting Requirements, ACA Compliance solution
Keywords: Rehire, Rule of Parity