Overtime pay has been a part of US law since 1938, yet compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act has been a consistent problem for businesses. The cost of noncompliance is growing, and disregard of overtime laws is a sure way for a business to end up in a wage & hour audit or lawsuit. Continue Reading
If you work with staffing companies or contractors it’s critical to be aware of your terms and conditions of employment since they may potentially put you in the category of a joint employer, which can now lead to unintended liabilities. What constitutes joint-employment? A recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) mayContinue Reading
Entrepreneurship For many aspiring entrepreneurs, the pursuit of independence fuels their initial desire for business ownership. While serving one’s community with valuable services often sits at the heart of their motivation, achieving profit maximization and client satisfaction entails significant responsibilities. Among these lies HR compliance laws, a non-customer-facing area that holds immense power over yourContinue Reading
With these penalty amounts rising, companies must make sure they remain compliant with employment laws. UniqueHR can provide compliance assistance with employment laws and regulations and help your employees better understand their rights and responsibilities. Reach out today to learn more about our partnership opportunities.
As part of our commitment to give back to the community, Unique donated more than $17, 000 to three charitable organizations here in the Coastal Bend through its Blue Jean Friday initiative. Organizations receiving donations were New Life Refuge, CASA of the Coastal Bend, and Corpus Christi Metro Ministries. Like the idea of Casual Day,Continue Reading
Peace of mind for small businesses Our UniqueHR team of experts helps guide you through administrative duties that are more complex and detail-oriented. Get back to strategic and revenue-building aspects of your small business with peace of mind.
With hurricane season upon us, it’s essential to prepare by stocking up on supplies, determining potential risks, checking insurance, and developing an evacuation plan. Being prepared also applies to the workplace, as employers are responsible for providing an evacuation plan that ensures workers can get to safety if a hurricane affects the area. According toContinue Reading
The summer months are here, and teenagers are looking for ways to earn extra money and experience during their vacations. Meanwhile, some businesses are looking to fill possible labor shortages they might have. It’s a good time for both sides. Still, when hiring minors for part-time or entry-level positions, it’s important to understand child laborContinue Reading
Why choose our services? UniqueHR offers comprehensive HR solutions that can offer your business peace of mind. We provide our clients the same feeling of family and trust that our employees feel around the workplace. You get an experienced, personable staff committed to client relations. Watch and see why we believe you should choose us.
The summer heat is out in full swing, and for many laborers, that means working in hot indoor and outdoor environments for a long time. Being exposed to such conditions can heat-related illnesses that can cause physical harm and even death. These risks are not for the employee alone. Employers must be wary of theseContinue Reading
One of the biggest challenges for many small to mid-sized businesses is being able to retain top talent. Employee turnover is time-consuming and costly, but UniqueHR’s PEO services can help with retention and reduce some of those costs. THE COST Turnover rate varies by industry, but the US average comes in at 18%, with aContinue Reading
The IRS tax filing deadline is upon us again. Filing with the necessary thoroughness and meticulous care can be challenging for business owners. Still, it does not have to be with the help of UniqueHR’s PEO services. Handling payroll and payroll taxes are one of the primary services UniqueHR offers. We can take the stress of siftingContinue Reading