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Employee or Independent Contractor?

Employee or Independent Contractor? Hiring an independent contractor offers employers many advantages. Unlike for traditional employees, employers do not pay taxes on independent contractors’ wages, and are not expected to provide benefits. Employers often save 30 to 40 percent on labor costs by using independent contractors. In addition, as independent contractors are generally hired for a specific period or project, employers have no obligation to rehire them after each contract period or project is complete. However, employers should be cautious when classifying…

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Vision Insurance

Routine eye exams can uncover serious health concerns, many of which can be costly to manage and detrimental to one’s health. However, many employees are reluctant to undergo routine vision checkups simply due to the cost. To encourage your employees to have regular eye exams, consider offering vision insurance as part of your benefits package. Many times, optometrists can detect conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol before your employee or his or her primary care doctor is even aware of…

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Everything You Need To Know About The Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

   PROVISION REQUIREMENTS Covered Employers Employers subject to the FMLA include: ·        Private-sector employers with 50 or more employees in at least 20 weeks of the current or preceding year; ·        Public agencies, including state, local and federal employers; and ·        Local education agencies, including elementary and secondary schools (public and private). Eligible Employees To be eligible for FMLA leave, an employee must: ·        Have worked for the covered employer for at least 12 months (which need not be consecutive); ·        Have…

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