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Revised Overtime Rule Announced

Posted on: September 25th, 2019 by

The wait is now over as the Department of Labor has announced changes to the Overtime Rule that impact exempt and non-exempt employee status. With this revision, the minimum salary threshold for the Fair Labor Standards Act’s white-collar exemption has increased. Revised Employee Exempt Threshold The new exemption is now set at $684 per week…

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How to Create a Powerful Millennial Team

Posted on: July 29th, 2019 by

Engaging Millennials at Work As an HR Consultant and payroll services provider, we all know what it’s like to work with a multi-generational workforce, but now, more than ever, the differences between those generations are apparent and sometimes, with more and more digital natives becoming mid and senior-level employees within the workforce, knowing how to…

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Sitting is the New Smoking

Posted on: May 23rd, 2019 by

Innovative Ways to Keep Employees Engaged, Productive and Healthy Keeping a workforce engaged and healthy is no easy task. Especially when your company is made up of positions that are mostly desk jobs and there is an increasing amount of evidence pointing toward constantly sitting as a negative thing for long term health. Some studies…

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Affordable Care Act Texas Ruling – What it Means for Employers

Posted on: March 15th, 2019 by

The American healthcare system has seen a lot of change in recent years, and if you’ve been in business for a while, we’re sure you’ve probably noticed the shifts. Recently, there has been a lot of buzz around an Affordable Care Act Texas ruling and what individual states may be able to do with it.…

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Is a Four-Day Workweek Good For Your Team?

Posted on: March 5th, 2019 by

Four-Day Workweek Benefits Today’s workplace landscape offers more options for flexibility than ever before. From PTO policies to health insurance options and incentives to how you structure the workweek altogether, employers have plenty to consider when making choices about what works best for your business and team. One of the ideas that seems to be…

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Premier Employer Completes SSAE 18 Examination

Posted on: December 26th, 2018 by

DENVER, CO, December 20, 2018 – Premier Employer Services, Inc., a leading Professional Employer Organization based in Englewood, CO, is pleased to announce its successful completion of SSAE 18 examination (SOC I, Type II). BF Borgers, CPA, PC, an independent CPA firm, performed the examination for Premier’s Benefits Administration; Human Resources; and Payroll/Tax processing services. SOC 1®…

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Take Control of the Unknown – Plan Ahead

Posted on: November 16th, 2018 by

Long Term Care Benefits – New Offering There’s a lot of confusion out there about long term care benefits.  Here are some of the common myths: Myth: “It won’t happen to me.” Reality: According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 70% of people turning 65 can expect to use some form of…

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Unlimited Vacation – Is it Really What it’s Cracked up to Be?

Posted on: November 16th, 2018 by

Unlimited Vacation Facts The HR landscape is constantly changing, but in recent years there have been some employee engagement trends that are becoming more and more popular. With the increasing emphasis in our culture of a work/life balance that actually contributes to more well-rounded health and wellbeing, unlimited vacation is a hot topic among companies…

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Some Possibly Expensive Changes to How United Healthcare Processes ER Visit Claims

Posted on: March 21st, 2018 by

New UHC Policy on ER Claims Recently Anthem BCBS informed all of their policyholders that they were making a change to how they were going to process claims for Emergency Room (ER) Visits.  For those members that visit the ER with minor issues, this was possibly not very good news.  Well now it seems that…

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PEO Explained and Why Hire One

Posted on: January 16th, 2018 by

What is a PEO We get asked, a lot, what is a PEO and what exactly do you do? A PEO is a Professional Employer Organization. As a PEO, we help small and mid-sized businesses by taking care of a lot of their needs. This includes: Payroll Services Employee Benefits Retirement HR Compliance Overall, we…

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