Blog Posts for May 2015

Summertime in the Workplace

May 26, 2015

As the weather heats up, “appropriate workplace attire” can become open for interpretation. If an employer elects to allow a more relaxed dress code during the summer months, clear guidelines for what-to-wear and what-not-to-wear should be clearly communicated to all employees.

Paid or Unpaid? What Employers Need to Know Before Hiring an Intern

May 20, 2015

Companies today understand that for a business looking to stay competitive while attracting top talent, incorporating an internship program can create a never-ending stream of future full-time employees. Recent statistics indicate that the majority of large companies (those with more than 100 employees) hire interns to find potential future employees, while smaller companies (usually those with less than 50 employees) hire interns for the purpose of acquiring part-time help on projects.

Your Company's Sick Leave Policy - Maintaining it is Not as Simple as it Used to be

May 8, 2015

Effective July 1, new laws will require employers in California and Massachusetts to provide mandatory sick leave to workers. Similar legislation has already been enacted or is pending in more than a dozen jurisdictions, including Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Seattle, and New York City.This has been a hot topic in recent months but mandatory sick leave is not a new trend. 

How Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) Can Help with HR Compliance Challenges

May 1, 2015

HR compliance worries, ongoing changes to healthcare laws in addition to tax and other administrative burdens have increased demand for professional employer organizations (PEOs).

Partnering with a PEO can provide affordable solutions to many compliance challenges today's business face, from regulatory duties to time consuming employment and tax-related reporting.

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