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Axcet HR Solutions Receives OSHA’s VPP Star of Excellence Award for Eighth Year

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Axcet HR Solutions was proud to receive, for the eighth time, OSHA’s “Star of Excellence” award at the 2018 Region VII Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPPPA) Midwest Safety and Health Conference and Expo. Steve Donovan...

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Ask the Expert with Jeanette Coleman: FMLA Child Bonding Leave


The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), allows for eligible employees to receive up to 12 workweeks of unpaid leave with group health benefits maintained and to return to the same or an equivalent position at the company they took leave from at...

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Eligible Summertime Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Expenses

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School’s out, summer is here and it’s the time of year working parents have questions about using their Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (DCFSA). A DCFSA is a pre-tax benefit account used to pay for eligible dependent care services,...

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Axcet HR Solutions' Human Resources Consultant Kat Merriman to Present on Harassment in the Workplace

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Axcet HR Solutions’ Human Resources Consultant, Kat Merriman, will be presenting on harassment in the workplace at the upcoming Lenexa Chamber of Commerce Brown Bag Lunch and Learn. The event takes place June 13 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. at the...

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Kansas City Joins Nationwide Ban the Box Momentum; Impacts Public and Private Employers June 9

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“Have you been convicted of a crime?” Kansas Citians and job seekers in 31 states, the District of Columbia and over 150 cities and counties across the country should not be asked that question on employment applications under the law. Chances...

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OSHA Requests Electronic Submission of 2017 Form 300A by July 1 for Select Establishments

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The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced establishments with 250 or more employees that are currently required to keep OSHA injury and illness records and establishments with 20–249 employees classified in ...

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5 Signs It’s Time to Outsource Your Business’ HR

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Wearing many hats goes hand-in-hand with starting your own business, but as a business owner, you know firsthand the frustration that comes with spending too much time on activities that don’t grow your business. In fact, business owners can...

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Reminder: EEO-1 Employer Information Report Filing Deadline is June 1

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In late April 2018, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the deadline for the EEO-1 Employer Information Report (EEO-1 Report) had been extended from March 31, 2018 to June 1, 2018. Although the majority of...

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Ask the Expert with Jeanette Coleman: Marijuana and DOT Regulations


Despite Attorney General Jeff Sessions best efforts to stamp out legal marijuana, the industry is booming. In fact, nine states plus Washington, DC have legalized recreational marijuana for adults 21 years of age and older and 29 states have...

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How-To Use the Right Benefits to Attract Talent and Inspire Employee Loyalty and Productivity

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In a tight labor market, it can be difficult for small businesses to attract and retain top talent. Offering the right employee benefits is key to standing out in the recruiting world and inspires loyalty and productivity among existing team...

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