The ACA Remains in Place After Being Struck Down by Federal Court

Posted by Employer Flexible on January 2, 2019

On Dec. 14, 2018, a federal judge ruled in Texas v. United States that the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA) is invalid due to the elimination of the individual mandate penalty in 2019. The decision was not stayed, but the White House announced that the ACA will remain in place pending appeal. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) also confirmed that it will continue administering and enforcing all aspects of the ACA.

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Topics: ACA Compliance

Generation Z

Posted by Employer Flexible on December 13, 2018

It might seem far-fetched to think about children currently only eight years old entering the workforce, but those born in 2010 are at the tail end of Generation Z. This generation, which starts with those born in 1996, is made up of young Americans who have never known a time without cellphones or the Internet. Those at the younger end have never known a smartphone-free world. It is safe to say that this generation takes Wi-Fi for granted.

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Topics: Human Resources, HR, Employee Benefits

HR Trends to Watch for in 2019

Posted by Employer Flexible on November 13, 2018

There are many exciting new HR trends coming in 2019 in the areas of recruitment, benefits, training and acquisition. Take a look at what’s coming so your company can get leverage all the new tools and techniques that are on the rise.

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Topics: HR, Human Resources, HR Trends, Chatbots, AI

Is Your Business Prepared For 2019?

Posted by Employer Flexible on October 17, 2018

Each year there are new advances that seem to change the game for businesses, small and large. Whether the latest trends surface in social media, the marketing department, or in new regulations for the finance department to wrestle, success in the new year means being prepared for the upcoming trends.

In 2019 we'll see some evolution that is completely new. You'll also notice that some of the things you've already started to master will continue to be important in the upcoming year. Here are some of the trends to keep your eyes on.

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Topics: HR, Human Resources, Productivity

How to Manage the Growth of a PEO’s Business

Posted by Employer Flexible on September 25, 2018

With the complexities of the PEO sales business, VP Sales John Orth recently wrote a bylined entry for NAPEO’s PEO Insider Issue on how to manage the growth of a PEO’s business. In the write-up, Orth explains the complexities of appropriate growth for PEOs of various sizes and how to identify issues that business owners and sales team leaders may come across over time. 

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Topics: PEO

Creating More Effective Managers Through Custom Training Programs [case study]

Posted by Employer Flexible on September 21, 2018

SUMMARY
Many business owners think of a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) as strictly an outsourced HR and payroll partner, but they can add much more value even on top of these core services. At Employer Flexible, our offering reaches far beyond the day-to-day HR and payroll functions and can even directly impact Management’s operations and communication.

Employer Flexible’s broad range of clientele doesn’t translate into a “one-size-fits-all” approach. In fact, it’s the opposite! With a wide array of industries and job functions represented, clients’ needs are met with custom solutions from consultants with all types of different experience.

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Topics: Human Resources

Too Close for Comfort [case study]

Posted by Employer Flexible on September 17, 2018

SUMMARY
As a Professional Employer Organization, Employer Flexible provides a variety of services to businesses of all sizes. From payroll to human resources, the experts at Employer Flexible are experienced in many facets of owning and running a business in order to properly serve their clients.

When a sexual harassment allegation surfaced in 2017 with a Technology Firm, Employer Flexible took the lead in investigating and resolving the situation. As soon as allegations of this nature are reported from any client, strict measures are taken to ensure a fair investigation and a proper resolution.

In this particular event, an employee reported an invasion of her personal space by her manager.

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Topics: Sexual Harassment

6 Big Advantages of Dependent Care FSA Accounts

Posted by Employer Flexible on September 13, 2018

There are many advantages of a dependent care flexible spending account (FSA) for working caregivers. If you have someone who resides in your home whom you are able to claim as a dependent on your tax return, you may be able to utilize the benefits of an FSA to save money. Here are six big advantages of operating an FSA through your employer.

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Topics: Employee Benefits

Benefits in the Palm of Your Hand

Posted by Employer Flexible on September 11, 2018

Having immediate access to important information is a must nowadays. We live in an on-demand society, and if your customer cannot get what they need “right now”, they will find it elsewhere. That’s why Employer Flexible launched myHR– a mobile application to save its customers time and decrease stress. And who couldn’t use a little more time and a little less stress in their life? With the Employer Flexible myHR app, employees have 24/7 access to critical benefits, payroll and policy information for themselves and covered family members.

When Employer Flexible first launched the app in 2015, demand for digitized employee HR records and benefits information was on the rise. Today, it’s a necessity. This year, worldwide app downloads rose to over 200 billion, with no signs of slowing down.  

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Topics: HR

Promoting a Healthy Work-Life Balance in the Workplace

Posted by Employer Flexible on July 30, 2018


As a business owner, productivity is always a priority, but an employee’s health and satisfaction should also be taken into consideration. Running a successful business has become synonymous with maintaining a group of happy and healthy employees who are engaged in their work on a daily basis. However, many companies fail to promote a culture of work-life balance. There is no longer one solution for accomplishing a healthy work-life balance, nor is it a “nice-to-have” for a business.

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