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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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Common Mishaps Lead to Serious Injuries

Accidents happen. Even in the safest workplaces, everyday hazards can lead to serious injuries. Despite headlines that describe tragic industrial accidents, it might surprise most employers that slips, trips and falls, usually avoidable, can cause the most serious...

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Scared Safe: A Video is Worth 1,000 Words

Sometimes our temporary employees can forget that even though a job is temporary, a work comp injury can be permanent and last the rest of their lives. Lack of training, attentiveness, and failure to follow safety protocols can lead to the more severe injuries. All...

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Carve-outs Can Cut Workers’ Comp Costs

Workers' comp law is different in every state and even complicated. So much so, that staffing companies may avoid doing business in states such as California or New York. Multi-state staffing companies may not realize they can get state "carve-outs" through a...

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Don’t Treat Your Injured Worker like a Number

Getting injured workers back is the primary goal of all employers, but that process starts during the claims process. A good start is to stop treating injured workers as claimants and more like customers who need to get their bodies and minds fully functioning again....

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Social Media: A Potent Weapon against Fraud

You can tell a lot about your employees based on what they post on their social media pages. These include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and any number of other sites that have come on-line. This is a crucial part of information gathering during a workers' comp claim...

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Light Duty Work Can Reduce Workers’ Comp Costs

The best way to hasten the recovery of a work injury is to get an injured worker back to work as soon as possible. Light duty assignments can achieve this goal for a staffing company while minimizing temporary disability payments. Make sure your light duty policy is...

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