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4 Ways HR Services Companies Keep Employers in Compliance with Federal and State Laws

Posted by Nannette Madera, PHR on Dec 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The employers of small and mid-sized businesses often struggle with running the business and handling the demands of employees. After all, most business owners don’t go into business to become employers. That’s where outsourced HR can be vital to keeping the business humming. Whether business owners are challenged with staying up to date with state minimum wage regulations, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or even planning the holiday party, HR services companies help guide employers to make sound decisions and stay in compliance with employment regulations. And rather than be reactive, these companies encourage and support employers to be proactive when it comes to managing the regulatory environment.

Here are four ways HR Services companies keep employers in compliance with federal and state laws:

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Topics: Human Resources

How an HR Services Company Helps Keep Employees Safe During the Holidays

Posted by Greg Andress on Nov 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Tis the season for holiday shopping and extra deliveries. Whether a business has a physical storefront or operates online, employers should be prepared to protect their employees from being hurt on the job during the holiday rush. The Occupational Safety Hazard Administration (OSHA) is encouraging employers to take extra precautions to protect employees who fulfill customer orders, deliver packages or work in retail establishments. A Human Resource services company can help employers keep employees safe during the holidays by helping employers identify hazards and train employees.

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Topics: Human Resources

HR Compliance: 3 Wage and Hour Topics on Federal Agenda

Posted by David Peasall, VP, Benefits and Human Resources on Nov 13, 2018 1:30:00 PM

The federal government recently issued its fall Unified Regulatory Agenda, and there are several wage and hour topics on the list. For employers who’ve struggled with Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) compliance, these proposed employment laws are expected to be a breath of fresh air.

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Topics: Human Resources

HR Compliance: Employer Obligations on Election Day

Posted by David Peasall, VP, Benefits and Human Resources on Nov 2, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Know the Voting Leave Laws in Your State

Election Day is just a few days away and predictions indicate high voter turnout on November 6. Employers should prepare for an increase in the number of employees requesting time off to cast their ballots, and know their applicable state and local voting leave laws. Although some states don’t impose any requirements on employers, voting leave and notice requirements are legally required in some states with the possibility of criminal or civil penalties for non-compliance.

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Topics: Human Resources

3 Ways HR Services Companies Help Keep Employees Safe

Posted by Greg Andress on Oct 30, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Managing the health and safety of employees requires consistent attention, which can sometimes be overwhelming for employers. Without adequate training, inspections, preventative policies and culture changes, accidents and injuries are inevitable. An HR services company like a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) can help simplify the safety burden. Here are three ways HR Services companies help keep employees safe, and save money at the same time. 

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3 Ways PEO Services Help Employers Ensure Compliance With Wage and Hour Laws

Posted by Christine Batten, PHR on Oct 22, 2018 9:12:19 AM

Wage and hour laws are intended to protect workers in the private sector and federal, state and local governments against certain unfair pay practices. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), passed in 1938, is a federal law that establishes the following: 

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