If your business works with independent contractors, you’re familiar with the Form 1099 used for reporting with the IRS. But simply filling out a 1099 for a worker isn’t what makes them an independent contractor. It’s important that you correctly classify every worker, following all relevant tests and the federal and state levels. Learn more…

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Diversity in the workplace matters. As more businesses come to recognize the value that diversity & inclusion programs have, including on the bottom line, trends in technology are providing data to help business owners track and measure the results of their efforts. Gautam Sukumar of ADP shares how employers can effectively use this data. Watch…

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Is your business one of the many that sent workers home to work remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic? Remote work was already a growing trend, and now that so many workers have gotten a taste, many more want to keep it as an option moving forward. But how do you effectively manage this kind of…

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When you think about health and wellness initiatives for your employees, are you only thinking about physical health? Don’t forget about mental health, as burnout and stress affect huge numbers of workers and lead to big costs for businesses. Visit our page to watch a recent discussion on how you can better prioritize mental health…

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One of the most significant trends in workforce management is an increasing reliance on independent contractors and gig economy workers to fill out organizations’ needs. However, while that approach gives companies a lot of flexibility to deal with projects as they come up, it creates possible compliance problems. Companies must be careful to correctly classify…

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As the Covid-19 pandemic has now stretched past a full year, many of your employees may be struggling with burnout. Even your best employees can be overwhelmed by the stress of this difficult season. It’s important for you to be able to recognize the warning signs, and know what to do to help workers who…

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While the past year has been a challenging time for all business owners and employees alike, it has been especially difficult for women in business. As we approach the end of Women’s History Month, we wanted to take some time to celebrate women entrepreneurs and discuss some of the unique challenges women in business have…

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In the course of preventing the spread of Covid-19 in the workplace, many companies have begun collecting more information from their employees about their health. But that has added possible concerns about privacy with that data: what data is collected, what is it used for, and how is it protected? In our latest article, we’re…

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Every startup has to develop a process for doing business. Whether that means the business owner has sketched a detailed map of each employee’s day-to-day functions or merely drawn out a list of guiding principles that lead the organization through each and every business transaction. There must be a process in place to set out…

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If you have employees, you’re likely familiar with the posting requirements for various laws, such as FMLA, FLSA, and EPPA. But among all the other changes brought about by the increase in remote work over the past year, how do you handle these notice obligations? The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor…

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