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How to Save on Your Ohio BWC Premiums with Destination Excellence

By Surety HR
July 02, 2019 Category: For Employers

Destination Excellence is a variety of programs that Ohio employers can take advantage of in addition to traditional group rating and group retrospective rating programs. These programs are designed to give Ohio employers as many savings on BWC premiums. There are many programs incorporated into Destination Excellence, but below are the most popular Most Popular Destination Excellence Programs: Drug-Free- Offers a 4% basic level and a 7% advance level discount on your premium. There are two hours of training initially and one hour of continuous training throughout the year. 4% is for pre-employment drug testing, reasonable suspicion drug testing, and post-accident testing. 7% discount is for all requirements with the 4% in addition to a random drug screening Go Green- This program is the easiest program to fulfill because all you need to do is pay your Ohio BWC invoice online instead of sending in a paper check. For this program, you receive a 1% discount. Lapse Free- If

Understanding At-Will Employment

By Surety HR
May 21, 2019 Category: At Will Employment, For Employers, Employee Handbook

What is At-Will Employment? At-will employment is a common law rule which means that an employer may terminate anytime for any reason with or without cause or notice for any reason by law or no reason at all. Too many Ohio employers rely on at will employment to terminate an employee without checking all of the facts and really taking it on a case by case basis. At-Will Employment and the BIG 3Exceptions for Ohio Employers Illegal Reasons for Termination For example, you can terminate an employee if they come into work with pink, blue, or any crazy colored hair but you cant for a social anxiety disorder, and it becomes a slippery slope if there are no performance issues. The employee that has the pink hair could hire an attorney and believe that she was fired because of her social anxiety disorder and not her hair. So, you havegot to be very careful. As an employer, you want to make sure that there are no illegal reasons for termination such as social anxiety disorders or any disabilities;

Will I Lose Control Over My Employees When Working With a PEO?

By SuretyHR
February 08, 2019 Category: For Employers

Will I Lose Control Over My Employees When Working With a PEO? The co-employment relationship between an employer and a professional employer organization (PEO) like SuretyHR can often be a confusing or daunting thing. We really try to explain it in a simple way. As a PEO are certain things that we are going to share responsibility for and there are certain things that are going to be handed off to your PEO. Some employers feel that when they start working with a professional employer organization theyre going to lose control over their employees and their workforce. That couldnt be further from the truth. The employer is still going to direct their employees on what to do, when to do it, they still manage their employees calendars, their schedules and everything else. What do PEOs help with? We like to look at ourselves as an HR Easy-Button. All of the HR-busyness employers are stuck working on during the day to manage their workforce gets outsourced to a PEO. Typically, that means

The Benefits of a Multiple Employer 401k Plan

By Surety HR
January 23, 2019 Category: For Employers, 401k

Surety HR has partnered with Virteom to engage our customers about our services. In our video, Jacqui and Andy talk about the benefits of our multiple employer 401(k) plan. Watch the video or read the transcription below! The Benefits of a Multiple Employer 401(k) Plan with Surety HR An employer often has the challenges of trying to find ways to find good employees and keep them. In doing so an employer may choose a blend of compensation and benefits such as a 401k plan. The barrier for some of the small to medium sized companies is it can be very challenging to pay for those benefits. In order to facilitate that need, working with an organization like Surety HR, they can bring the economies to scale and make that 401k plan work for you. By joining the Surety HR Multiple Employer 401k Plan you instantly get the benefits of a very large and well-established 401k plan with millions of dollars in assets. In return you pay pennies on the dollar for the multiple employer 401k plan versus

What Are the Benefits of Outsourcing Human Resources?

By Surety HR
January 09, 2019 Category: PEO Advantages, HR, For Employers

Surety HR has partnered with Virteom to engage our customers about our services. In our video, Jacqui and Andy talk about the benefits of outsourcing HR rather than having an internal HR department or person dealing with employment-related distractions. Watch the video or read the transcription below! Theres a Lot More to Human Resources (HR) Than People Think HR is a broad term and a very broad discipline. Its not just simply hiring and firing people. There are many different disciplines including recruiting, wage/hour type situations, and compliance. Engaging in legal services is really outside of the course and scope of what a normal HR person would do. But for smaller employers, they often see the HR person take on this role. The value in outsourcing human resources is that it provides small and medium sized businesses all of those different disciplines for a fraction of what it would cost to do this internally. Theres a lot of times where you dont know what you dont know, and

What Is A PEO? How Does It Help Employers?

By Surety HR
December 12, 2018 Category: HR, Payroll, Benefits, For Employers, PEO Advantages

Surety HR has partnered with Virteom to engage our customers about our services. In our video, Jacqui and Andy talk about moving your business forward by utilizing a PEO or Professional Employer Organization. Watch or read the transcription below! What Is A Professional Employer Organization Anyway? PEO stands for Professional Employer Organization, and PEOs help small businesses handle all of their employment related bugaboos. The payroll, workers compensation, human resources - all those things that prevent them from being profitable - we take them off their plate and let them push the HR easy button. What are the most important concerns that your employees come to you with? Not to sound clich, but they dont know, what they dont know. A lot of employers go into business knowing they have a great product or service. Then they have to hire employees because they know that they have to hire good labor in order to be successful managing that human capital. You can have assets, you

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