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COVID-19: Resources for Our Clients

With things everchanging in response to the unending updates regarding COVID-19, we understand it may be difficult to keep up with the latest information for Employers.  Below we have listed a few of the latest resources (at this time) for your reference. (more…)...

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Emergency Response and the Workplace

Unfortunately, California has been faced, yet again, with the disastrous threats and consequences of wildfires. With so many employers and employees affected, it is important employers are prepared to navigate leaves and support their staff during these times of need.  (more…)...

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How to Prepare – Leaves on the Rise

We have seen a continuing pattern of increased employee leave of absences (LOAs) across our client base.  With this occurrence on the rise, now is a good time to ask yourself, as a company administrator, some important questions... (more…)...

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It’s EEO-1 Survey Season

It's that time for the EEO-1 Survey (The Employer Information Report).  The 2019 deadline to submit the certified report for regular Component 1 data to the Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is  May 31, 2019.  The 2019 deadline to submit the certified report for 2017 and 2018 Component 2 pay data to the EEOC is September 31, 2019. (more…)...

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Are Your Employee Notices Up-to-Date?

It's time for Spring Cleaning of your employee Notices and Posters! Now is a great time to go through company documents and ensure you have the most updated versions of Federal and State required notices for your employees.  Did you know, as of the beginning of April, there is an updated version of the Family Care and Medical Leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave Notice (DFEH 100-21) released by the CA Department of Fair Employment and Housing?  The regulations have also been updated as to which employers are required to present this notice to employees.  Click he...

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HR Resources

 How can I make sure my company stays up-to-date and compliant? This is a question we receive often. There are resources available, many free, which are tailored to help employers stay informed and up-to-date on the latest policy changes and compliance regulations.  Below are three examples of resources which provide helpful HR related tools and information to help you stay in-the-know.   (more…)...

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ACA & The Unexpected…

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) Will it stay or will it go?  Can we leave it in the past or do we need to be prepared?  According to Attorney and ACA expert, Arthur Tacchino, "...the Affordable Care Act will remain stable for at least two more reporting seasons".  (more…)...

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Final Paychecks

What are the rules surrounding final pay of a terminated employee? Do I have to provide payment within a certain amount of time? What am I required to pay out? What can I deduct?   These are a few of the common questions that come up from our clients.  As an employer it is important to know the requirements upon termination of an employee.   Important note: Depending on your state, regulations may vary. Click the hyperlink to view a list of Wage and Hour Divisions by state.   (more…)...

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HSA Limits: What’s Changed This Year & What’s Next?

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Missed the ACA Filing Deadline?

If you missed the Affordable Care Act filing deadline, you can find information on what do next by visiting the IRS website’s page (by clicking here). There you can find information on how to apply for an extension as well as learn about all potential applicable penalties. (more…)...

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