The Growing Role of Human Resources in Every Company

Human resources, or HR, likes at the heart of every business. Why? Because it’s your people that keep your company moving forward. But managing your ever-changing and growing workforce can be incredibly complex. That’s what makes HR so important. This blog will help you understand why companies are increasingly depending on their HR teams and […]

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What Is a Prevailing Wage & How Is It Calculated?

As if paying your employees wasn’t complicated enough, in 2016 the federal government set rules requiring that construction workers on specific public projects and in specific job categories be paid the same rate. This rate varies by state. This blog will help you understand the concept of prevailing wage and the ramifications at the state level […]

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How Higher Education Institutions Can Leverage Contract and Temp Staff

There is a new trend in higher education; contract and temporary staffing. This trend is already established in many industries, and companies move to outsource their teams whether they are in banking, technology, healthcare, or another field.   As COVID-19 continues to make an impact on occupancy levels at our nation’s higher education facilities, there is less […]

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3 Common Federal & State Payroll Withholdings

Employee withholding is incredibly complicated. Payroll is complex enough, especially if you’re operating with multiple employee designations (full-time, part-time, freelance) or across state lines. Payroll withholding is a completely different animal, and it adds a layer of complexity that has serious ramifications if you get it wrong. Here are three common state and federal payroll […]

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Are You Aware Which States and Cities Have Paid Sick Leave Laws?

The federal versus state law can be challenging. Employers have a patchwork quilt of rules that vary between states and sometimes even contradict each other. Keeping everything straight related to HR issues, such as taxes, benefits requirements, workers’ compensation, and even sick leave, can be challenging. Take sick leave laws. Except for federal contractors, there’s no federal law on […]

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Employers Are You Aware that the IRS Raised 2021 Employer Health Plan Affordability Threshold?

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Applicable Large Employers (ALEs), with 50 or more employees, must offer at least 95% of your workforce “affordable” health insurance. But did you know the rules governing this requirement have changed? Here’s what it means these dates to be ACA compliant and how FoxHire can take on the risks […]

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