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Compliance

May 25, 2016 Read time: 3 minutes

Peter Limone, CPA, CGMA – President and CFO In the world of employment there’s no bigger risk than being uninformed.  As a way of example let’s presume you did not keep up with ACA mandates and you have 80 full time employees in 2016. If you are not compliant with this law, you may be…

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May 23, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

After the new overtime laws go into effect on December 1, 2016, you may have to notify your exempt workers that their salaries don’t meet the new federal threshold of $47,476 for remaining exempt. Your now-exempt workers will have to start tracking their start times, break times, and end times. Since this will be a…

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May 20, 2016 Read time: 3 minutes

Tania Fiero, PHR, SHRM-CP, Vice President, Human Resources In Part I of this two part article, I provided a summary of programs and policies implemented by best in class staffing and payrolling companies that help to avoid legal and investigatory claims due to harassment, discrimination and injuries.  In this article I will explain how staffing…

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May 20, 2016 Read time: 3 minutes

Tania Fiero, PHR, SHRM-CP, Vice President, Human Resources It’s no secret that employment laws and regulations have seen an increase in activity in the last 10 years, most notably with the signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. However employers have not only seen an increase at the federal level, but also at…

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May 14, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

By Katherine Duru “Wage Theft” regulations are proliferating in cities and states across the United States. One important and often overlooked aspect of these laws require employers to provide new hires with written notice of their rights under the laws and the details on how and when they will be paid. Generating these written notices…

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May 14, 2016 Read time: 3 minutes

Peter Limone, CPA, CGMA – President and CFO The short answer is yes, in all 50 states. In addition IES also provides Defense Base Act insurance for government and department of defense contractors working overseas. In reality, providing workers compensation insurance is only the tip of the iceberg, IES provides a workers compensation program which…

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April 28, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

E-Verify is designed to instantly confirm an employee’s social security information to help you avoid hiring unauthorized workers and taking on expensive legal issues. However, the complicated process can end up costing you excess time and money. Give yourself peace of mind by outsourcing this task to an Employer of Record like Innovative Employee Solutions…

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April 25, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Background checks on potential employees are vital for your company’s long-term success. Negligent hiring can put employee safety at risk, result in drug or alcohol violations, and bring costs of high turnover and low productivity. Learn how Innovative Employee Solutions can help minimize these risks and give you peace of mind. Due Diligence As an…

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April 4, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

As owner of a company that utilizes independent contractors, it’s imperative you look closely at their signed agreements and at-work practices to ensure those workers aren’t categorized as your employees under Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rules. Learn how to avoid misclassification penalties and lawsuits by following these simple guidelines. Audit Worker Practices Have an attorney…

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March 10, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Processing payroll is a time-consuming activity that doesn’t generate revenue. You’re better off outsourcing payroll to the experts at Innovative Employee Solutions. The following are just a few of the benefits outsourcing your payroll can offer. Productivity Calculating payroll, determining tax obligations, preparing checks, and providing management reports is complicated work. Summaries on earning statements,…

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