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PEO co employment agreement

What is Co-Employment? (Yes, You’re Still the Boss)

Most professional employer organizations (PEOs) follow a business model known as “co-employment.” The term isn’t well understood and can sometimes seem confusing to the small and mid-sized employers that are the very companies that can benefit...

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small business owner creating a fair weekend and holiday employee schedule

How to Schedule Employees Fairly on Weekends and Holidays

Managers of businesses that require staff to work weekends or holidays often have concerns about how to schedule employees fairly. Their concerns are certainly valid. When employees detect even a hint of favoritism surrounding who gets the best...

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how to choose a certified PEO CPEO

5 Questions to Ask in Your Quest for the Right CPEO Partner

Small and medium-sized businesses that decide to partner with certified professional employer organizations for critical HR functions have taken an important first step in freeing up internal resources and setting themselves up for greater...

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IRS Clarifies COVID PPE Tax Exempt Status HSA FSA

IRS Clarifies PPE Tax-Exempt Status in March 2021 Announcement

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Announcement 2021-7 on March 26, 2021, to clarify its position on employee eligibility for reimbursement from benefit accounts for over-the-counter or non-prescription personal protective equipment (PPE)....

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when employees lose trust in their boss

When Employees Lose Trust in Their Boss

Trust is something all leaders must earn over time and can be difficult to regain once lost. Unfortunately, anyone in a position of authority over other employees can behave in ways that make them feel disrespected, uninspired, resentful and...

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The American Rescue Act of 2021 ARPA

How the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Impacts Employers

On March 11, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act  (ARPA) into law, one of the largest economic rescue plans in U.S. history — and much needed. According to Pew Research, almost half of Americans are reporting they are...

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addressing the common issue of pay compression

Addressing the Common Issue of Pay Compression

Any business, regardless of its size or how long it has operated, can struggle with pay compression. Also known as wage compression, salary compression or internal equity, letting the issue go unchecked can cause resentment among co-workers and a...

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Why Employers Should Support Time Away From Work

Why Employers Should Support Time Away From Work

Time away from work is important in the best of times, but during a worldwide pandemic, experts say it’s even more so. California psychiatrist Dr. Jennifer Love likens the mental health consequences of COVID to a tsunami. The Centers for Disease...

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Five Ways Employers Become Their Own Worst Enemies

Five Ways Employers Become Their Own Worst Enemies

Sometimes companies are adversely impacted by circumstances beyond their control. Exhibit A: The 2020 pandemic. 

Other times, however, employers are the only ones to blame when employee relations go south. Here are five common ways companies do...

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Bad Managers: How to Spot Them in Your Organization

Bad Managers: How to Spot Them in Your Organization

If you’ve ever worked for a lousy manager, or worked with a colleague who was a lousy manager, you don’t need the research to know what kind of impact it causes. Employees with lousy managers get physical ailments at work like headaches and upset...

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