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Types of Employer Provided Group Benefits

Types of Employer Provided Group Benefits

Healthcare benefits are an ever-increasing portion of employee compensation costs, but offering healthcare benefits to employees can be vital to recruiting and retaining the best employees. There are several different types of healthcare benefits plans that employers can choose from to fulfill their organizations’ healthcare benefits goals. There are several basic types of group benefits plans you provide to your employees, including the following:

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Employee Terminations - When to Seek Outside Advice

Employee Terminations - When to Seek Outside Advice

As the CEO of your business, no matter how conscientious you are as an employer, certain circumstances may arise that should trigger a conversation with a trusted advisor who is well versed in employment law.

If you are part of the progressive and growing group of companies that work with a Human Resources Management organization, or are partnered with a PEO (Professional Employer Organization), be sure to talk with your provider about access to legal support before terminating the employee in question.

When you need to make a decision pertaining to employee misconduct, performance problems, or other bad behaviors, a trusted advisor can help determine if the termination is legal and reduce the risk of a future law suit.

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Top Five Reasons to Use a Payroll Partner

Top Five Reasons to Use a Payroll Partner

Payroll is a business process that encompasses many elements beyond simply compensating employees, such as: payroll taxes, social security withholdings, pretax deposits for medical savings, issuing W-2’s, FLSA/exempt vs. non-exempt compliance, overtime rules and calculations, wage garnishments—the list goes on. And the larger the company, the more complex payroll becomes.

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Employers’ Guide: Five Tips to a Smooth Open Enrollment Season

Employers’ Guide: Five Tips to a Smooth Open Enrollment Season
Health insurance remains a significant issue in the workplace when it comes to attracting and retaining top talent.In this new era of Healthcare Reform, it can be extremely complex as well. This complexity becomes all too apparent during the annual open enrollment process.Employers are faced with tough decisions regarding the various plan options to offer and how to control costs.They also have to stay competitive and try to keep employees happy....
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The New Fair Labor Standards Act Regulations

The New Fair Labor Standards Act Regulations
On May 18, 2016, in response to an Executive Order signed by President Obama, the Department of Labor (DOL) published their much anticipated increase to the minimum salary necessary for an employee to be classified as "exempt" from the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") overtime regulations. The best way to understand the new FSLA law is to simply watch the video from the Department of Labor. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFJaDm720FULet's recapT...
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