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May 26th, 2017 0

Non-Compete Agreements: What Can They Accomplish?

It may seem ironic that companies encourage innovation and brilliance while employees are on the payroll, but pull the plug on that ambition if they dare to leave. But non-compete agreements attempt to do just that to control damage. Whether signed when staff members come on board, or as part of a ream of paper… Read More

May 25th, 2017 0

How Long Do You Have to Retain Payroll Records?

Just in time for spring cleaning, the Social Security Administration and the IRS have issued a joint publication — the Spring 2017 issue of SSA/IRS Reporter — which offers valuable pointers for employers who want to clean up their old payroll files. In most (but not all) cases, that means following a four-year retention rule…. Read More

March 12th, 2016

Can Your Company Revise its Payday Schedule?

Paydays are sacred in the workplace. Some employees who can’t remember how many years they’ve been married or how long it’s been since their last physical exam can tell you exactly how many days until the next paycheck arrives. Depending on their financial situations, other staff members may barely keep their bills paid between checks…. Read More

February 20th, 2015

How to Make Benefits Information Easier for Employees to Understand

If employers want their workers to participate in retirement and benefits programs, it is important to communicate with them in plain English. Many benefits packages and retirement plans come with complex wording, and employees may not understand all of the terms. In addition to this, English may be a second language to some employees, so… Read More

June 9th, 2014

Current Economic Situation on the Unemployment System

Information for PEOs and their Clients on the Impact of the Current Economic Situation on the Unemployment System – What it means for all employers! The current economic recession has impacted virtually all businesses. Whether it is decreased consumer demand, restrictions in financing, shrinking workforces, or increased operational costs, these are indeed challenging times for… Read More

June 6th, 2014

Social Security is Changing the Way Social Security Numbers are ...

Were you aware that the first three digits of the Social Security Number (SSN) had a geographical significance? Since the inception of SSNs in 1936, the first three digits were determined by the state of the mailing address shown on the application for an SSN – but this is slated to change in 2011. In… Read More

May 6th, 2014

Small Business Health Tax Credit

NAPEO has prepared a healthcare small business tax credit guide to understand the credits, including how much can be claimed, which small businesses are eligible to receive the credits, and how to calculate credits. Calculating the credit is complicated and this guide is a valuable tool developed to assist client with this complex issue. With… Read More

April 11th, 2014

Workers Compensation Settlements In – Return to Work Programs Out ...

Margaret Spence, CWC, RMPE May 19, 2009 Imagine if everyone shared your vision of getting ill or injured employees back to work? In today’s tough economy, it may be difficult to sell your company on the benefits of continuing to offer injured employees viable light duty jobs especially if you are considering a layoff. A… Read More