Grace Ferguson

Grace Ferguson

Grace Ferguson is a business writer and blogger covering payroll, employee benefits, and human resources. She has vast experience serving as a payroll and benefits administrator for large and small businesses. At age 18, Grace landed her first job: working as a secretary for a forestry company.

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What Is a QSEHRA — and How Can It Benefit Small Businesses?

A QSEHRA allows employers with less than 50 employees to provide non-taxed reimbursement of certain healthcare expenses.

What Is Insubordination and Ways to Handle It in the Workplace

An employee does not have to be insolent for insubordination to exist. But it is possible for an employee to be both insolent and insubordinate at the same time.

What Is a Job Analysis? And Why You Should Do It

Performing a job analysis can be very involved, but skipping this step can cause you to omit vital aspects of the role or provide incorrect information on the job description.

The Definitive List of State Family and Medical Leave Programs

Conceptually, state family and medical leave is similar to the federal FMLA. The difference is that it is administered at the state level, which means the rules vary in some way.

NYC Establishes Pay Transparency Law

Noncompliant NYC employers can face up to $125,000 in civil fines for engaging in unlawful discriminatory practices and up to $250,000 for willful violations.

A Comprehensive List of Employee and Employer Taxes — All In One Place

Are you confused about employee and employer taxes? Here is a list of them all at the local, state, and federal levels.

Effective Workplace Communication: Free Checklist You Can Print

Use these tips to help achieve effective workplace communication.

What Is SDI Tax?

Get help with understanding SDI tax and what is required of your business.

Checklist for Making Sure Your New Hires Succeed on Day 1

Here are some tips and tricks to ensure you set your new employees up for success from the get-go.

What Is FUTA?

Learn more about the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) and what you have to do to be compliant.