Open Enrollment is that once-per-year opportunity for your employees to tweak benefits plans for the upcoming benefit year. But first, you will have negotiated plan renewals and laid out an open enrollment communication plan.
If you are a small to medium-sized business and you are not using a PEO, you are missing the efficiencies of outsourcing. PEOs provide payroll, employee benefits, HR, workers’ compensation and risk management services to businesses across the country.
It is critical to correctly determine whether individuals providing services are employees or independent contractors. Failing to properly classify a worker can cause exposure to possible fines and penalties. Before you can determine how to treat payments you make for services, you must first know the business relationship that exists between you and the person performing the services.
The backbone of a good safety program is prevention. As an employer, it’s important to assess potential hazards in your workplace and act to address them. It’s equally important for employees to take ownership of their own safety.