Category Archives: Payroll / PEO

2016 Arizona Minimum Wage Laws

                            Commission announces Arizona minimum wage for 2016  Minimum Wage Information for Calendar Year 2016 Effective January 1, 2016, Arizona’s minimum wage will be $8.05 per hour. As of this date, every employer covered under … Continue reading

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Minimum Wage Laws

Wages and Hours – U.S. Department of Labor – www.dol.gov The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) prescribes standards for wages and overtime pay, which affect most private and public employment. The act is administered by the Wage and Hour Division. … Continue reading

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OSHA’s Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers

This webpage is part of OSHA’s nationwide outreach campaign to raise awareness among workers and employers about the hazards of working outdoors in hot weather. The educational resources on this website give workers and employers information about heat illnesses and … Continue reading

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Experience Rating to Get Back to Basics

ABCs of Experience Rating I feel the following topic is of importance to all business owners. If you’re interested in staying competitive in today’s economic market, this information can be very useful.  As always, please call or e-mail me if … Continue reading

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Professional Liability Update – Understanding “Claims-Made” Insurance

This article was recently shared in a newsletter from our friends at Employee Benefit Exchange. I find it very educational for business owners’ when either setting up a new business liability policy or when evaluating a renewal on their existing policy. … Continue reading

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Protection of life, health, safety and welfare of Arizona’s most valuable assets

Welcome to the Industrial Commission of Arizona website. The Industrial Commision of Arizona is the agency that administers and enforces state laws relating to the protection of life, health, safety and welfare of Arizona’s employees. This includes laws relating to workers’ compensation, … Continue reading

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LifeLock® Identity Theft Protection

We are pleased to announce this additional suite of products to our portfolio offering. For those employers that want to offer an added benefit to their company, LifeLock® offers more layers of security for greater levels of protection. LifeLock® offers … Continue reading

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New Electronic Delivery Saves Time, Reduces Paper

This change supports an effort to reduce paper usage by distributing Experience Rating Worksheets (worksheets) to insureds electronically. All states in which the change was filed have approved it. The rule change took effect for worksheets produced on or after … Continue reading

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Many Small Businesses Still Use Paper Checks for Pay?

It costs a business up to $2 to cut and process a hard-copy check vs. 35 cents or less for direct deposits. A survey of U.S. small business owners reveals that 48 percent do not use direct deposit for payroll, … Continue reading

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