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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 […]

What Is a Total Rewards Package?

June 5th, 2018 8:44 am

With millennials dominating the workforce and the next generation of workers gearing up to make their mark, employers are being forced to rethink their rewards and employee benefits strategy. They’ll need to consider a total rewards package. When we think “rewards,” compensation and benefits typically first come to mind—and with good reason. Research shows that […]

Nonexempt and Exempt Employees – Essential Record-Keeping 2018

May 4th, 2018 11:56 am

Your guide to record-keeping for exempt and nonexempt employees. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulates federal minimum wage, overtime, child labor, and record-keeping, including payroll record-keeping for nonexempt and exempt employees. Although the Act does not hold employers to any particular method of record-keeping, it does require that employers keep accurate and complete records […]

Tips to Improve Company Morale

April 5th, 2018 4:05 pm

Company morale can make or break a business’s success. Here are some tactics to think about adopting for your workplace:     Help employees feel that their work is more than just a job. One’s purpose can easily get lost in the day-to-day grind. Everyone wants to feel that his or her work has meaning. […]

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 […]