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Human Resources & Outsourcing: Focus On What You Do Best

Human resources is a professional function, but to truly understand the value of outsourcing your human resources, it is best to think of it as a trade or craft. Could you learn how to roof your house, side your shed, hang and finish new drywall in your house, or replace the engine in your car?  You certainly could, and these are DIY

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Human Resources as Performed by CPEhr

In today’s growing economy, Human Resources (HR) solutions are increasingly important for businesses, both big and small. At CPEhr, we are proud to provide our many clients with effective HR solutions from recruiting to payroll and risk management. Many HR companies only offer a small array of services, or offer specialized services that only affect certain components of business.  We work differently

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THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION — JANUARY 2016

Below is the latest information from BLS regarding employment and unemployment: Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 151,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.  Job gains occurred in several industries, led by retail trade, food services and drinking places, health care, and manufacturing. Employment declined in private educational

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Do you know all the facts on the Employer Mandate?

The “employer mandate” is a requirement that all businesses with 50 or more full time equivalent employees provide health insurance to at least 95% of their full-time employees and dependents up to the age of 26, or pay a fee by 2016.  Spouses do not count as dependents so coverage does not have to be offered to them.  Employers must offer coverage

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Social Economic Impact with Higher Wages

Do the benefits outweigh the drawbacks? Currently in CA the minimum wage is $9.00 an hour and will increase to $10.00 by January 1st, 2016.  By raising the state minimum wage it also increases the minimum salary level required for employees who are exempt from overtime.  Those considered “executive,” “administrative” or “professional” employees must be paid a salary of at least 2

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