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December 22, 2015

“Small Group Employer” Definition in Each State

Initially, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) defined “small employer” as an employer who employed an average of at least 1 but not more than 100 employees. The Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees (PACE) Act, which became effective October 7, 2015, amended the ACA definition of “small employer.” Currently, a “small employer” is defined as an […]

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December 21, 2015

What Employers Need to Know About the Cadillac Tax Delay

On Friday, December 18th, President Obama signed a large spending and tax bill that pushes back the start of the Cadillac Tax from 2018 to 2020. This decision comes after mounting pressure from Republican and Democratic lawmakers, employers and insurers, and businesses and labor unions. These diverse groups argued that the tax unfairly penalizes employers and unionized workers […]


November 26, 2015

10 Tips for Managing Creative People

Today’s workplace is filled with different personality styles. Understanding those differences and how they affect your workforce can make you a more effective manager. Working with “left-brain” (more analytical) versus “right-brain” (more creative) employees has its own set of rules. Most creative workers use the right-brain style of learning and working, which is a visual, […]

Obama signs law

October 2, 2015

ACA Update: PACE Act Headed to Obama’s Desk, What It Means for You

UPDATE: On Wednesday, October 7, 2015, President Obama officially signed the “Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act” into law.  The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is constantly evolving. As your trusted benefits advisor, we’re here to keep you up to date and cut down on confusion. With that in mind, we’re providing this most recent ACA […]


July 29, 2015

What We’re Watching: Big Health Insurance Company Mergers

Last week, two of the largest health insurers, Anthem, the largest health insurer in the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Cigna, announced a mega-merger that, if approved, would provide health insurance to 53 million Americans. This followed the announcement three weeks earlier by two of the other big insurers, Aetna and Humana, that they […]


May 30, 2015

Improve Your Company Culture With 5 Simple Questions

Culture, as it applies to the workplace, is about much more than free snacks and dress codes. The culture of a company is largely shaped by the mindset and attitudes of each person within the business. It follows then, that to improve your company culture, it’s crucial to take stock of what’s going on inside the heads of […]


May 20, 2015

Zenefits for Managers with Business Intelligence

Managing HR isn’t easy. At Zenefits, our mission is to make a tough job a little easier by bringing free, powerful HR software to small-and-midsize businesses. We believe that SMBs should have great HR software, just like enterprise companies do. Today, we’re excited to introduce Zenefits for Managers, along with Business Intelligence reports—two products that […]


May 6, 2015

With Customer Demand Surging Across the Country, Zenefits Raises $500 Million in Series C Funding at a $4.5 Billion Valuation

San Francisco, Calif. (May 6, 2015) – In order to meet strong demand from small- and medium-sized businesses across the country, Zenefits announced today that it has raised a $500 million Series C round of funding at a post-money valuation of $4.5 billion. Zenefits is a free, cloud HR automation platform that makes it effortless […]

Zenefits Utah

April 13, 2015

Zenefits is Back in the Beehive State!

It’s official: Zenefits is coming back to Utah! Today (April 13th), Governor Gary Herbert signed a law ending Utah’s ban on Zenefits—making it clear that the Beehive State supports innovation, technology and competition. This law reaffirms Utah’s commitment to supporting innovative companies—even when they disrupt existing industries. Now, businesses in Utah will, once again—and for free, just […]

ACA to redefine Small Group Employer

March 30, 2015

ACA to Redefine Small Group Employer in 2016

Have you heard that the Affordable Care Act’s unofficial slogan is “Change is the only constant”? Heraclitus had it right. Case in point: the ACA is changing its definition of Small Group. Wait, what’s happening? On January 1st, 2016, the Affordable Care Act will change the way it previously defined “Small Group Employer.” If you have 51-100 employees on January 1st, you’ll […]


January 12, 2014

3 Small New Features That Pack a Big Punch

We’re kicking things off right this new year, with 3 new features—Benefits Preview, Org Chart, and more flexible PTO. We’re calling these new features “small” because they’re smaller than a lot of the other amazing things we have in the works. But they’re great enhancements none the less, and we think you’ll love them. Benefits […]