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obamacare premium rate hike Employers and individuals across the country are bracing themselves for the next set of Obamacare premium rate hikes, as recent projections have revealed that premiums could be set to increase by up to 30% or more in some states. California-based healthcare care giant, Kaiser Permanente, is trying to boost premiums by more than 37%, on […] continue reading this post


image It’s well known that employee engagement is an important aspect of keeping productivity and profits up. Engaged workers consistently provide better customer service, make fewer mistakes than their less engaged colleagues, have a lower turnover rate, and speak highly of their employer outside of work. Employers know that offering competitive pay and benefits are essential […] continue reading this post


infographic There are limits to how much employers and employees can contribute to a retirement plan, IRA, or flexible spending account each year, and the limits differ widely, depending on the type of plan. After three years at a standstill, the Treasury Department recently raised the limits for contributions to pensions and other retirement plans such […] continue reading this post


image Statistics show that small business owners benefit most from joining a PEO. As your business grows, naturally you have to hire more staff. Suddenly, the time you spend managing HR tasks and payroll increases as well. Often, small business owners find themselves stuck in a rut, managing all of the administrative and HR tasks and […] continue reading this post


Last Thursday, the California Senate approved SB-562 – a $400 billion-a-year single-payer health insurance system for all residents (including undocumented immigrants and incarcerated felons) of California, being dubbed Healthy California. If passed, the program will completely overhaul how California citizens receive their health coverage. The bill proposes a single, government-run, universal-care system for everyone in […] continue reading this post