Archive for February, 2020

Should Your Business Use a PEO?

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Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) work with small businesses to provide an opportunity to outsource HR functions, decreasing the burden on employees, increasing options, and cutting costs. PEOs can take on things like compensation and payroll administration, taxes, employee benefits, FMLA or workers’ compensation. They can handle the nitty-gritty of payroll and allow their clients’ HR teams to focus on other areas. PEOs cater to the organizations they work with, taking on as much, or as little, as the organization would like them to. They can handle aspects of recruiting, hiring, and onboarding, administer benefits and take care of all associated…

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USMCA: A Step in the Right Direction

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On January 16, 2020, the United States – Mexico – Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) passed, opening doors to future trade and to job growth in the United States. The USMCA will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, better known as NAFTA, and experts anticipate the creation of more than 176,000 U.S. jobs as a result of the new regulations the USMCA will put into place. While experts do not agree on how beneficial the agreement will be to American workers, most expect the creation of some tangible benefits in the near future, particularly in agriculture, technology, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals….

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