Articles for Tuesday, February 20, 2018

What to Know About Tax Scams

Sure as the night follows the day, come tax season, so follow tax scams. Click through for some information on how to avoid the three major categories: fraudulent returns, phones scams and phishing.

The Nitty-Gritty of the W-2 Form

Everybody knows about the importance of filing a W-2 form, but it can get a lot more complicated than many employers realize. Click through to see just what that W-2 entails, and what all the different boxes mean.

Never Mind the Feds: States Do Their Own Thing on Minimum Wages

States are taking the minimum wage into their own hands: California's minimum wage has risen in 2018, at varying levels, and other states continue to make their own tweaks to federal rules. Click through for an overview on state rules.

Pregnant Pauses: Knowing All About Maternity and Paternity Leave

There's a good chance you'll eventually have to deal with some kind of parental leave in your office, whether it involves an employee or employee spouse pregnancy, or an adoption. Click through for some insights in creating a policy.

The Advantages of Diversity Training

You're thinking of implementing diversity training to advocate workplace diversity. Click through to see how such programs lead to higher employee retention rates, improved morale, reduced lawsuits and improved recruiting.

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Articles for Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Ban on Salary History Inquiries May Become New Trend

California's new statewide ban on employer inquiries into an individual's salary history took effect on Jan. 1, 2018 -- and the Golden State is not alone. Click through for insights into what might become a trend.

How to Explain Benefits

Employee benefits are becoming the biggest deciding factor for employees considering whether to jump ship or stay aboard at a job. Click through to see how to keep employees informed about the principal features of benefit offerings.

Wage Garnishments: What You Need to Do

It's a hassle for any payroll department: getting an official letter that you have to withhold part of an employee's salary, as ordered by a court. Click through to learn what you have to do when wages are being garnished.

How to Write a Great Want Ad

You want to write a job ad that gets noticed on job boards. Rule No. 1: In the title, include the position name and why the job is attractive to an applicant. Click through for more useful tips to get good responses.

Local Entertainment And Events Calendar

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inSYNC Summit XII 2018

It’s that time of year, time to register for inSYNC Summit XII 2018.  

This year’s PEO Network inSYNC Summit will be held on February 19th & 20th, with a welcome reception on Sunday evening February 18th.  This year’s event will be held in beautiful downtown St Petersburg, Florida.  The event is sponsored by ours friends at Humana, Slavic 401k, PrismHR and Payroll Funding, thanks to our sponsors for making this event possible.  Check out www.peoinsync.com for more information 

Register for PEO Networks inSYNC Summit XII:  http://peo.us.com/inSYNC2018

Don’t forget to book your room, our host Hotel is the Hyatt Place in Downtown St Petersburg, located in the heart of downtown St Petersburg close to everything downtown.  The hotel opened in September of 2017, this beautiful new hotel will also be home the conference.  We have negotiated a special rate of $179.00 per night, the rate includes a full hot breakfast buffet and wireless internet.  To book a room click the link below, or you can call 800-993-4751, request the "PEO inSYNC" group rate of $179.00.  Book your room early to assure availability, the special pricing offer expires on 1/20/2017 or when the block of rooms are gone.   

Book Your Room Here:  http://peo.us.com/inSYNC2018Hotel  

Also, let Rod Diekema know if you have any topics you would like to see on this year’s agenda, as he will be finalizing the agenda topics for the next couple weeks.

 Email or text Rod at the below contact numbers.

Rod Diekema

427 12th Avenue N

St Petersburg, Florida 33701

www.peonetwork.com

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Direct Phone: 616-836-1124

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Articles for Wednesday, January 24, 2018

How to Prevent and Address Sexual Harassment in Your Company

It's every company's responsibility to have a safe and harassment-free workplace. Click through to discover how to develop a robust business environment to prevent and address sexual harassment cases.

Edible Benefits: Offering Free Food in the Office

In a complicated world, free food is the benefit you can be pretty sure everyone will like. The trick is getting the details right. Click through for the straight dope on how to keep your employees well-fed.

When Does 'Firing at Will' Become 'Discrimination'?

Trying to determine whether you can fire someone without cause simply because you feel the employee isn't working out? You'll find there are a lot of gray areas. Click through to discover exceptions to employment at will.

How OSHA Can Affect Your Business

No matter what kind of business you run, you have to know something about OSHA, which oversees workplace safety. Click through for some insights into how OSHA works and why you need to be familiar with its rules.

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Articles for Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Employee Leave Eligibility and Natural Disasters

How do you pay your employees during suspended operations? Click through to determine what your obligations are under such laws as the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Should You Be Offering Adoption Benefits?

Maternity benefits are common in a wide variety of businesses, but what about employees who adopt children? Click through to learn why employer-provided assistance for adoption is something you might want to offer.

The Latest Thing: Automated Recruiting

Are you frustrating your job seekers with automated recruiting? You need to know the full story if you're recruiting staff. Click through to learn how facing only a screen is putting off applicants.

When Should You Hire Temporary Help?

Temporary help is being used by growing companies to jump over the skills gap, navigate a crowded marketplace and beat out the competition. Click through to discover when to hire temp help.

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