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Terrorism and Workplace Violence: Let A PEAssess Your Vulnerabilities

Employers hope it never happens to them, but the possibility of a terrorist attack in a workplace, whether it be in a factory or a nightclub, is now a grim reality. Even if an employer appears to be unlikely target, example: San Bernardino, it can still happen, resulting in serious injury or death.

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Avoid Unsafe Clients with PEOs

Temporary employees face the same risks as permanent employees working for an employer. And, as a staffing company, you face the same consequences as your client, should your employees be exposed to unsafe working conditions.

Case in point: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued numerous citations against Pyongsan America Inc.,

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Pokemon Go and Other Crazy Fads PEOs Can Help

Just when you think workplace hazards can’t get any wackier, the latest craze sweeping the nation just upped the risk in your workplace. Pokemon Go has children and adults walking around, staring at their phones trying to catch the elusive creatures, even at work. While it may seem just a misuse of a client’s company time, it actually poses workers’ comp risks

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A PEO Will You Be Safe Against IRS Offensives

It’s no secret that the Internal Revenue Service is always looking for ways to ease its administrative burden and bring in additional revenue. In fact, according to some attorneys that follow the IRS, it is undergoing “a massive effort” to force employers to reclassify independent contractors as employees.

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Use a PEO as a Path to Wellness

Whether it's a gym membership or a smoking cessation class, many employers are designing wellness programs to boost their employees' health. A healthy employee is likely to be more productive and is less prone to illness or serious injury. For staffing firms, how the...

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IRS, DOL, EEOC? Let PEOs Take on the RISK

Confusing and numerous state and federal regulations are a surefire way to spend valuable time trying to figure out how your staffing company should comply with all these rules. Workers compensation and discrimination laws can trip up a staffing company in our very...

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DOL’s Overtime Rules: Another Reason to Look at PEOs

In December the Department of Labor will finalize the new rules on overtime pay. Specifically, the new rule would double the amount salaried employees make to qualify for overtime from $23,660 to $47,476 annually. The rule also builds in a mechanism to update salary...

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Spiraling Labor Costs Make Partnering with a PEO Good Business

Litigation against employers has spiked within the last 20 years, and it will likely get worse as expanding labor regulations give employees more tools with which to sue. Discrimination suits connected to wrongful termination drive litigation costs frequently to the...

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