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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


image Last week, a federal judge in Texas struck down an Obama administration policy that would have raised the minimum salary threshold required for employees to qualify for exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The so-called “overtime rule” would have required businesses to pay overtime to employees making less than $47,476 a year (Up from […] continue reading this post


As a result of Senate Bill Number 3 (SB-3), California has begun its ascent to reach a $15 minimum wage by the year 2022. However, Los Angeles put in place its own minimum wage ordinances, which will outpace the State’s increase beginning on July 1st, 2017. California’s minimum wage recently reached $10.50 on January 1st, […] continue reading this post


infographic Labor Violations are one of the easiest ways a business owner can lose money, and litigations are on the rise. A California security company, ABM Security Services, was ordered to pay out $90 million to employees after they were found to be violating labor laws by not providing sufficient breaks for their workers. After multiple […] continue reading this post


Employers in California can be fined up to $25,000 per violation for a misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor. What Is an Independent Contractor? In general, an independent contractor is someone who is in business for himself or herself. Independent contractors usually perform work that requires a specialized skill or trade that is not […] continue reading this post