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May 8, 2017

A Snapshot of Where the AHCA Stands Today

In March, the AHCA bill did not have enough support to pass the House and Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump declared the Affordable Care Act the “law of the land.” Three weeks later, they decided to revive the AHCA. Here’s a snapshot on where we are now and what it means for you as […]

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May 3, 2017

Preparing for Arizona’s Mandatory Sick Leave (Prop 206)

If you’re running a business, chances are you’ve heard of Arizona’s Proposition 206, The Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act that passed in November of 2016. This law mandates two changes for employers in the state, both effective on or before July 1st, 2017 (Phoenix Business Journal). Prop 206 mandates the following adjustments in employer […]

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employee time-tracking

February 21, 2017

3 Smart Tips to Manage Employee Time-Tracking

When it comes to employee time-tracking, HR managers have a lot to keep track of. From reviewing time sheets to managing an employee’s vacation time, sick time, personal time, and more, it can be cumbersome to say the least. And keeping track of hours and days worked is just one thing. HR managers also have […]

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February 15, 2017

How to Safeguard Confidential Employee Information

Identity theft. Data breaches. Privacy laws. These aren’t things you want to hear or talk about it, but unfortunately, they are top of mind for employers and HR professionals. Given the amount of personal employee information employers receive, it makes sense. Let’s think about it: In terms of hiring and onboarding alone, employers already have the following […]

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21st Century Cures Act

January 30, 2017

5 Things Small Businesses Need to Know about the 21st Century Cures Act

This article is for informational purposes and is not meant to provide legal, regulatory, accounting, or tax advice. As the name suggests, the 21st Century Cures Act aims to find medical breakthroughs that will help combat major health challenges. But there’s a lot more to the bill than just that. In fact, the 21st Century […]

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small business regulations

January 25, 2017

Small Businesses Struggle with Regulations – and it’s Costing them $83K

It’s no secret that starting a business is hard – and like a new marriage, the first year tends to be the hardest. But, did you know that regulatory issues are a huge reason why small businesses struggle so much? In fact, small business owners pay an average of over $83,000 in regulatory costs during […]

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