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Medical marijuana in Missouri leaves employers with questions

Missouri voters approved a constitutional amendment during the 2018 midterm elections, which legalizes the use of medical marijuana for qualified patients with serious and debilitating illnesses. Passage of Amendment 2 has left local HR professionals and company owners searching for answers on...


Outsourcing more services may be the secret to small business success in 2019

Launching a small business can be one of life’s most rewarding and difficult challenges. Owners often get into trouble by taking on too many responsibilities without the necessary resources. Bookkeeping is one area many owners think they can handle, but soon discover the labor intensive and...


DOL urged to expand MEP proposed rule

In October 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule under Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations. It calls for the expanded access to retirement saving options by clarifying the circumstances in which an association, employer group or professional employer organization ...


3 achievable resolutions for every HR department

Every Human Resources department knows there is always room to improve and making 2019 resolutions is a great way to start. Below are three attainable resolutions every HR department can strive for in the new year.


Preventive care: improves health, saves lives

Many individuals, employees are unaware of the benefits available


Weathering the storm

Preparation is key for handling severe weather emergencies


How to defend the workplace against flu season

Here's a sobering fact: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 200,000 Americans are hospitalized every year due to flu-like symptoms. Yikes.

Flu season is a frustrating time for employers as well as employees. Whenever any widespread virus or other biological threat...


Top 5 employee 401(k) questions

With the new year, employees may be considering how to save more money and often times that includes bolstering their retirement savings.


Spousal surcharge, exclusion adoption on the rise

More employers are adopting spousal surcharges or exclusions in response to rising health care costs. Employers considering a surcharge should understand the options available and consider the consequences any exclusion or limit has on employee relations.A 2010 Towers Watson report found that...


Five ways to spot and avoid business email fraud

Cybercrime is here. Where are you?
With new technology comes new conveniences, and with that, new crimes.


Episode 1: The DOL Revives Overtime Discussion

The Department of Labor's 2019 regulatory agenda will revisit issues related to overtime compensation that were shelved in the  early days of the Trump Administration.