Tag Archives: Compliance

Keeping Your Workplace Safe During the Summer Heat

  How to keep your team safe while remaining compliant. As confirmed by scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies (GISS), the summer of 2023 was Earth’s hottest since global records began in 1880. That being said, employers like yourself should be prepared for the heavy heat that is upon us. OSHA Requirements TheContinue Reading

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Announces Rule Banning Noncompetes

  The FTC’s final rule governing non-compete agreements was published in the Federal Register on May 7, 2024, which means that the rule is set to become effective on September 4, 2024, unless overruled by pending litigation. After this date, existing noncompetes for most workers will no longer be enforceable. What is a noncompete agreementContinue Reading

Are You Prepared for The New Federal Overtime Rule?

  The U. S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced that the minimum salary an employee needs to earn to be considered exempt from overtime pay under so-called “white-collar” exemptions will rise soon. The DOL’s objective is to increase the number of employees eligible for overtime, and this change will impact around 4 million workers.Continue Reading

Our New Portal Improves HR Task Management Efficiency

  Save more time and money while also reducing stress. Running a business can be quite overwhelming. You are working to expand and make a profit while also managing day-to-day human resources (HR) tasks. To enable you to focus your efforts on activities that actually grow your business, we created a portal that will enhanceContinue Reading

Navigating EEO-1 Reporting Season

Reporting will be open from April 30th – June 4th. It’s that time of the year again when employers are required to file their Employment Information Report, also known as EEO-1, along with their Pay Data Reports. What is an EEO-1 report? The EEO-1 report is a survey mandated by the United States Equal EmploymentContinue Reading

Fringe Benefits

  Why acting early may save you money and risk. What are non-cash fringe benefits? Non-cash fringe benefits are benefits an employee doesn’t receive cash for but does get taxed on. Some examples of commonly used fringe benefits are gift cards, Group Term Life Insurance greater than $50,000, personal use of a company vehicle, orContinue Reading

Avoiding The Potential Pitfalls Of Joint-Employment

  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

Ever-Changing Compliance Regulations for Growing Businesses

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

Breaking News!

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.    

Summer help and child labor laws

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

Workers’ Compensation: What is it exactly?

Workers’ compensation is one of the PEO services we offer our clients at UniqueHR. While it is a recognizable term, it’s not always easy to explain its ins and outs. When it comes to a business’ priority assets, its employees are high on that list. Ensuring you have workers’ compensation goes a long way toward protecting themContinue Reading

With UniqueHR, filing taxes doesn’t have to be a burden

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

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