How to Manage a Cafeteria Plan

How to Manage a Cafeteria Plan

July 4th, 2018 12:51 pm

A cafeteria plan is a written employee benefits plan that meets the requirements of Section 125 of the Internal Revenue Code. Most commonly, cafeteria plans come in the form of premium-only plans and flexible spending arrangements. Cafeteria Plan Provisions With a premium-only plan, employees pay their premiums—such as for health, life, and disability insurance—with pretax dollars […]

When Should You Hire Temporary Help?

March 3rd, 2018 1:42 pm

You’re doing everything possible to keep your business moving forward. Does interviewing, hiring, and recruiting top talent always get put off? Using temporary or temp-to-hire positions has a number of benefits. You can test the waters to see if an increased workload would justify creating a permanent position. Conversely, perhaps the new client or job […]

How Much of a Raise Should You Give?

December 8th, 2017 11:16 am

Do you wonder how best to compensate employees for good work? Determining the appropriate amount for a raise is actually trickier than people realize. Consider employee morale, employee performance, and market averages. To get a fuller picture, keep reading. Market level When deciding raise amounts, consider the market’s average salary for their position. If an […]

How to Calculate Severance Pay

October 5th, 2017 11:50 am

There is no legal requirement to offer severance. Companies often provide it after an employee is terminated. In general, the amount is based on length of employment. You may decide to offer a week’s pay for every year of service, or a flat amount based on six weeks’ pay. Distribution is typically as a lump […]

New I-9 Form Effective July 17, 2017

July 14th, 2017 3:51 pm

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will release a new I-9 Form, Employment Eligibility Verification, on Monday, July 17. The new Form will be available on the HR Support Center shortly after it is released. Employers will be able to use this revised version immediately, but may continue using the Form I-9 with […]