Mar 11, 2015

Professional Employer Organizations ( PEOs ) – What’s the Buzz?

Professional Employer Organizations, also known as “PEOs,” are becoming more popular every year. PEOs service businesses with only one employee and up to hundreds, and in almost any industry imaginable. They also recently obtained long-awaited federal recognition with President Obama’s signing of the Small Business Efficiency Act. This law, among other things, provides for IRS certification of eligible PEOs, thereby validating the industry and giving its customers new confidence in the PEO relationship. It is curious, however, that many business owners are unaware of or misunderstand this valuable resource.  In this article, we will take a quick look at the… Read more


Feb 7, 2014

OSHA Puts Spotlight on Worker Safety in Hospitals

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (“OSHA”) has launched a new educational web resource with materials designed “to help hospitals prevent worker injuries, assess workplace safety needs, enhance safe patient handling programs, and implement safety and health management systems.” OSHA asserts that hospitals can be one of the most hazardous places to work. In fact, in 2011, U.S. hospitals recorded almost twice the rate of work-related injuries and illnesses as private industry as a whole. In terms of lost-time case rates, it is more hazardous to work in a hospital than in construction or manufacturing, two industries that are traditionally… Read more