One of the most popular benefits continues to be 401(k) plans. According to the latest SHRM annual employee benefits survey, 93 percent of organizations offer traditional 401(k)s or defined retirement savings plans, up from 90 percent the previous year. But while they’re a sought-after perk for employees, administering the plans can be a challenge for

With small employer health insurance costs expected to rise again this year, interest in new ways to contain the increases continue to grow as well. And one approach that’s gaining popularity among these businesses is self-funding, sometimes referred to as alternative funding. Today, according to the 2018 Kaiser Family Foundation Employer Health Benefits Survey, 13

Telemedicine, meaning activities like video visits and e-visits via smartphones, tablets and computers to evaluate patients, is transforming the way healthcare gets delivered. And not just for minor illnesses. Now, comprehensive telehealth solutions even focus on chronic conditions and specialties as well. The advantages of care on demand to patients is clear: it’s fast, easy

Depending on your business, you may have employees that are classified as exempt or non-exempt, or both. The distinction is key because non-exempt workers are eligible for federal minimum wage and overtime pay protections under the Fair Labor Standards Act – and may be protected by state wage and hour laws as well. But the

Effectively managing negative employee behavior is essential to a healthy and productive workplace. But sometimes it can be challenging to determine whether an employee’s actions constitute misconduct that requires discipline or are simply performance-related. And the difference is important because it impacts the plan HR puts in place for improvement. Here are some ways to

As the use of social media grows, concerns about your employees’ use of social media in the workplace may as well. For example: An employee may be logging on to social media sites frequently during the workday, depriving your company of productive working time. Employees on social media might make negative comments about your company,

Cybersecurity is a growing concern among businesses of all sizes, especially when even large companies like Equifax and Target are hit by data breaches. Tony Frye, Complete Payroll Solutions’ IT Director, answers common questions about ensuring the security of workers’ personal information.

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides certain employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave each year. But administering FMLA leave can be challenging for many employers, especially when it comes to accurately tracking leave.

Complete Payroll Solutions was very happy to add four new members to our team in January: Bernadine Pacheco: Bernadine joined Complete Payroll Solutions as an implementation specialist, ensuring the successful onboarding and utilization of the company’s payroll solutions. Previously, she worked at ADP for 29 years, holding a variety of roles in customer service, conversion, sales

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) gives workers and their families who lose health benefits the right to choose to continue the benefits provided by their health plan for a limited time following the loss of a job, death, divorce or certain other life events. Here’s what employers need to know to comply with COBRA regulations.