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How to Protect Yourself from COVID Unemployment Benefits Fraud

February 3rd, 2021

Unemployment has skyrocketed over the last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many states have been inundated with unemployment benefits claims and have been struggling to keep up with the backlog of cases. In addition, states are feeling the pressure to deliver these important benefits as fast as possible since people are truly in dire
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Should I Keep a Remote Working Policy Once the COVID-19 Vaccine is Available?

January 4th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many employers to reimagine the notion of the traditional workspace. In efforts to keep employees safe and stem the spread of the pandemic, many businesses have been forced to implement a remote working policy over the last nine months. While there were some initial growing pains as companies had to
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6 Workplace Trends for 2021

December 29th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we view just about every aspect of our lives. 2020 has been fraught with stress and uncertainty, but it has also inspired an incredible amount of resiliency and innovation, particularly in the workplace. As a result, the past year has redefined the way businesses conduct their operations as
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DiSC Personality Profiles

How Can I Use DiSC Personality Profiles to Understand How My Colleagues Work and Improve Employee Interactions?

October 29th, 2020

Everyone has their own unique personality which drives the way they think, act and react. This can often create situations where statements and actions are misperceived by others, resulting in tension, hurt feelings, poor communication, or unmet expectations. Similarly, a failure to understand the ways in which others think and act can increase conflict, particularly
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Employer Tips on Employee Reclassification Buy-In

September 29th, 2020

The Department of Labor (DOL) periodically raises the earnings threshold necessary for executive, professional and administrative employees to qualify for FLSA exemption from overtime wages. The last change went into effect in January 2020 and raised the earning threshold to $35,568/year. Whenever this earnings threshold changes, it may require you to evaluate the status of
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Managing Masks in the Workplace

Managing Masks in the Workplace

August 27th, 2020

Depending on the state you live in, masks are now very commonplace when you are out and about. While some have made mask-wearing political statements about personal rights versus COVID spread, here in Colorado, the Governor has mandated wearing them. As a result of the mask mandate, we do get asked how employers should navigate
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2020 Legislature Wrap Up

2020 Colorado General Assembly Wrap-up

August 20th, 2020

Colorado 2020 Legislator Impact on Small Business The 2020 Legislative Session finally came to a close on June 15 after one of the most strange and unique sessions in Colorado history.  As your Denver PEO, we feel it is important to provide you with information on new bills and legislation that impact your business and
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Employee Mental Health During COVID

July 20th, 2020

We all know that the past several months have been a bit unsettled. After all, many of you and your employees have had to deal with remote working, juggling remote learning, and, in some cases, a partial return to the workplace. And, now, in the middle of the summer, many are experiencing a COVID resurgence
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Tips: Returning To Work During COVID

June 18th, 2020

Across the country, businesses are starting to re-open to a new normal in light of COVID-19. In workplaces, this means strict protocols around keeping co-workers spaced six feet apart, staggering schedules, and more. And, while some businesses are ready to welcome back employees into the office, there are still many employees who may not share
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Stay Focused While Working From Home Tips

April 28th, 2020

Like most everyone, you are likely finding yourself working from home as a result of COVID-19. And, not only are you working, but you may also be helping your kids navigate remote learning at the same time. All this can be a significant change, especially for those of you who prefer being in the office.
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