Benefits on the Rise: Standing Desks

With more than 44 percent of workplaces offering them, standing desks are the fastest-growing benefit offered to employees in the US, and it’s not hard to understand why. It’s long been understood that sitting for long periods of time is detrimental to your employees’ overall health. With their positive impacts on health outcomes like obesity, [...]

By |2019-06-12T12:02:42-04:00October 3rd, 2018|Full-Service HR, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are You Depositing Your Company’s 401(k) Contributions on Time?

Although the Department of Labor (DOL) regulations became final on January 14, 2010, the late deposit of employee salary deferral contributions and loan repayments continue to be the number one compliance issue the IRS finds when auditing a plan, and a focus of the DOL. The regulation stipulates a Safe Harbor for the deposit of [...]

By |2019-06-12T13:18:36-04:00June 19th, 2018|Fringe Benefits, Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Benefits of Outsourcing to a Professional Employer Organization

Explore all the benefits of working with the Sheakley PEO Team. Making the decision to outsource your human resources functions to a full-service Professional Employer Organization (PEO) can seem like a daunting one. Understanding the benefits and advantages offered to your small or mid-size company by working with Sheakley’s PEO team is a critical first [...]

By |2019-06-12T16:05:01-04:00May 3rd, 2018|Full-Service HR, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Measuring a Successful Return to Work Program

What is the #1 cost driver in Workers’ Compensation claims? When an employee loses time from work, costing your company time and money. What is the most controllable cost in a workers’ compensation claim? Loss time. Statistics show that employees who are off work require more loss time and medical treatment than someone actively working [...]

By |2019-06-12T16:11:09-04:00January 22nd, 2018|Managed Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are You Depositing Your Company’s 401(k) Contributions on Time?

Although the Department of Labor (DOL) regulations became final on January 14, 2010, the late deposit of employee salary deferral contributions and loan repayments continue to be the number one compliance issue the IRS finds when auditing a plan, and a focus of the DOL. The regulation stipulates a Safe Harbor for the deposit of [...]

By |2019-06-12T16:16:50-04:00September 20th, 2017|Fringe Benefits, Uncategorized|0 Comments

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Questioning “No Personal Use” Email Policies

Big changes may be on the horizon in regards to personal use policies in the work place.  A recent blog post by HR Morning looked into the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) re-evaluation of policies that prohibit the personal use of company email, as well as restrictions on posting work related topics on social media. [...]

By |2016-11-28T15:58:19-05:00May 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Supervisor Safety Liability: 4 Common Exposures

The responsibilities and expectations placed on supervisors are enormous at times—production, workforce management, quality control, budgets, and of course safety. These “deliverables” communicated to them by management require the supervisor to work within the employers system to effectively perform their duties. Does he/she bend the rules from time to time to get the job done [...]

By |2016-11-28T16:04:27-05:00April 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manage Your Employees Like Athletes

It’s baseball season – hopes are high, anything is possible. Is your team going to the World Series this year? Baseball managers are working hard to keep their teams motivated and playing their best. The season can be grueling. Six months of living out of a suitcase with only three or four days off per [...]

By |2016-11-28T16:04:58-05:00April 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Ways to Reduce Stress: Your Employees are Stressed Out and it’s Costing More Than You Think

Profitability suffers when workers are overstressed. Loss of productivity, absenteeism, disengagement, turnover, and increased healthcare costs from the many health issues stress can cause like heart disease, obesity, depression, and diabetes just to name a few. In a recent survey released by Keas, 41% of respondents report having above average levels of stress. Of those, [...]

By |2016-11-28T16:04:59-05:00April 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments