Employee Benefits

3 Benefits of Outsourcing HR

A Human Resources department can be a huge help for both employees and management to streamline functions like, payroll, benefits and staying current on employment laws. Almost every large corporation has an HR department, but with smaller companies, it can sometimes be pushed aside because of cost or lack of knowledge. The good news is …

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Benefits You Need to Offer Your Employees (and Those You Might Want To)

If you want to hire your first employee (or you already have several), you probably know how important their benefits are to them. In fact, it is much easier to find people who want to work for your business when you offer them plenty of benefits. Because of this, you should know what benefits you …

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6 Essential Ways to Prepare Human Resources For the New Year

The Human Resources department is a vital component of every business. It cannot be caught off-guard by changing regulations or shifting business goals. With the end of the year quickly approaching, there are six essential ways that Human Resources must prepare for the new year. 1. ACA Reporting Begin compiling information for the year-end reports mandated by the Affordable …

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Employee Benefits: Wellness Programs Continue to Be Important in 2016

You may have made — and possibly already given up — your New Year’s resolutions, but many companies are hoping that you’ll make your health a priority in 2016.  That’s because eating healthy and exercising regularly can make you a much more productive employee, according to researchers.  Here’s how: Saving Company Dollars Healthy eaters are …

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Human Resources and Outsourcing: Understanding Intermittent FMLA

Two workers sit in the company break room, discussing a recent crisis one is experiencing. “Kate” was recently diagnosed with migraines, and has gotten to the point that she doesn’t have any more time off. “Allie” comforts her but doesn’t know what to say. Kate mentions that her boss offered her FMLA, but she doesn’t …

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Cadillac Tax Delay

On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (Act) delaying the effective date of the “Cadillac Tax” until 2020 and making the tax deductible.  Leading opponents of the tax have said they would continue to press for it to be rescinded altogether. The House voted 316-113 Friday to approve the omnibus …

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