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Interns and Your Business

Posted by Kim Freeman on April 13, 2017

Summer internship season is here! Whether your business is an old pro at the internship game, or you are thinking of hiring your first one, there are a variety of legal issues to consider. Keeping current on compliance matters will ensure the company and interns get the most value from the experience.

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Topics: Compliance

Top 20 Questions to ask before Partnering with a PEO

Posted by William Hutter on December 15, 2016

The Professional Employer Organization (PEO) business has penetrated every corner of the American economy.  Outsourcing of employer obligations and duties is a well-established way of doing business for nearly every industry. Hospitals, colleges, state and federal government, cities, transportation and private industry all use specialty service providers to outsource everything from running the company cafeterias, janitorial services, security services, attorneys, payroll services, employee benefits, building maintenance, human resources management and CFO for hire.

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Topics: Compliance, PEO, Professional Employment Organization, Senate Bill 139

Top 3 Questions Employees Have About W-2s

Posted by Christie Engler on January 21, 2016

It's that time of year. Employers work hard throughout January to complete W-2s, and employees anxiously await them so that they can get their taxes filed. Here are the top 3 questions employees have about W-2s.   

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Topics: Compliance

Is your Intern actually an Employee?

Posted by Jenny Swinerton on January 14, 2016

So you want to develop an internship program?  Now you have to determine whether the interns will be paid or not.  The failure to pay interns the requisite minimum wage and overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act has been a hot issue in recent years.  How do you determine whether an individual is a valid unpaid intern or an employee? 

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Topics: Compliance, Human Resources

When Decoding PPACA-Remember Abbott and Costello

Posted by William Hutter on December 3, 2015

Why is it important to understand Affordability Calculation?

Every time we start to dig a little deeper into Healthcare Reform, we understand the dysfunction of the federal government more and more.  We have decided that the only way to really understand ACA is treat it like the famous Abbott and Costello routine, Who’s on First?  In doing so, we can at least find some humor in the nonsensical circle of completely arbitrary regulatory rules.  Here's a link to the video to refresh your memory. 


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Topics: Compliance, Human Resources, Benefits

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