Every year, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conducts a survey of employers to find out the most popular benefits offered. While seventy percent of organizations maintained healthcare benefits at existing levels and the health insurance plan most frequently offered in 2019 — the PPO — was basically unchanged from 2018, there were notable

5 Steps to FLSA Compliance

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) specifies standards for minimum wage and overtime pay as well as restricts the age when children can begin working. It requires employers to pay covered employees who are not otherwise exempt at least the federal minimum wage and overtime after 40 hours of work in a workweek of one-and-one-half-times their regular

This week is National Payroll Week, and the annual event marks a perfect time to look at the latest trends in paychecks so you can make sure you’re offering employees the best options to keep morale high. Here are some recent payroll developments that are shaping workplaces today. Paycards: These reloadable pre-paid cards onto which

Complete Payroll Solutions recently added several new staff members in its offices. Amy Breau, Employee Benefits Account Manager CPS’ Springfield office recently welcomed Amy Breau as an Employee Benefits Account Manager. In this role, Amy assists clients with benefit renewal strategies, administration and support. She holds a CCA designation as a Certified COBRA Administrator and

A new final rule issued by the US Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury recently created two new types of Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs): the individual coverage HRA and the excepted benefit HRA. Available for January 1, 2020, plan start dates, these HRAs may be particularly appealing to smaller businesses. That’s because

With workers increasingly looking for more frequent feedback, the annual review is becoming a thing of the past in companies of all sizes. What can employers do instead that will engage employees on a regular basis to improve performance and retention? Here are three ways to give employees the continuous comments they want. Real-Time Reactions: