Insurance Agents: Are PEO’s Friend or Foe?

Sometimes?  Always?  Never?  It depends? This is a difficult question and not that simple to answer.  It starts with understanding exactly what a PEO is and what type of PEO you are dealing with.   Most agents I talk to start off with a resounding FOE when I ask this question and it is followed by […]

Parental Involvement in K-12 Education Act – A Summary

Colorado Employers – Parental Involvement in K-12 Education Act – Summary Beginning in August 2009, both public and private employers in the State of Colorado who, similar to FMLA regulations, have 50 or more employees, are now required to provide unpaid leave time to non-supervisory and non-executive level employees for attending parent teacher conferences and/or […]

FMLA Considerations for Business Owners

More FMLA caveats to consider for businesses required to comply with FMLA: The Department of Labor may issue a new regulation requiring businesses with employees eligible for FMLA protection to extend those benefits to gay employees.  A decision is pending as of late June 2010.  More to come…. Businesses can determine whether or not Workers Compensation […]

FMLA and Employer versus Employee Notification

If an employer is aware that one of their employees has a serious medical condition, and that employee is FMLA eligible, should the employer provide that employee with FMLA certification paperwork or let the employee request it?  The answer: the employer should provide the employee with the required certification paperwork. If the employee in question […]

Communicating Employee Benefits

Let’s face it, Happy Employees=Positive Company Results Employee job satisfaction can go a long way in the success of your business.  Company benefits are a big part of the package provided to your employees to use for recruitment, retention and an overall sense of career fulfillment. You invest in your employees with both time and […]

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