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Does your company have what it takes to create a remote work policy and manage employees no matter where they’re working? The ability to work remotely full-time or at least in a hybrid capacity will be an expectation from most employees moving forward. Let’s take a look at what a post-pandemic workforce looks like and […]
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Beginning September 1, 2021, sexual harassment laws in Texas will change. Here’s what your company needs to know. In Texas, new regulations on sexual harassment claims mean that employers of all sizes may be liable for sexual harassment claims brought on by their employees. Now’s the time for employers to review workplace policies that not […]
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Great Place to Work® honored Nextep as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services™. We ranked number 27 out of the top 50 companies in the industry. The Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services award is based on an analysis of survey responses from more than 463,000 current employees across […]
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Did you know partnering with a professional employer organization (PEO) can lower your company’s risk?  There are plenty of ways a PEO can take the burden of compliance off your plate to focus on company goals, attracting top talent, and being an employer of choice among competitors.  Here are some notable benefits of partnering with […]
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The Nextep Charitable Foundation supports The Virtue Center with a $30,000 donation toward their effort to build a new facility. The Virtue Center is a nonprofit organization in Norman dedicated to helping those struggling with addiction and related mental health challenges.  Individuals and families struggling with substance abuse, compulsive gambling, and mental health issues including […]
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After multiple delays, Texas officially released its new, increased SUTA rates, creating additional tax payments for many companies. While SUTA rate notices typically occur at the end of each year, many were delayed due to COVID-19. With unprecedented unemployment claims, state unemployment funds were depleted quickly. This rise in unemployment also affected the state SUTA […]
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From May 15 – 23, 2021, Nextep hosted its first-ever Virtual Volunteer Week! This year, the Nextep Gives Back committee came up with several ways for Nextep employees to volunteer virtually or in person. Nexteppers had the opportunity to create donation kits for their favorite nonprofits, pick up trash in their communities, volunteer locally, or […]
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Powerful technology and HR experts to help your growing company Large businesses have unique needs. Managing a bigger and more diverse workforce, varying employee healthcare needs, complicated company payrolls, multiple office locations, and more. Nextep’s innovator package starts at $25 per employee per month and includes comprehensive payroll processing, access to Fortune 500-style benefits, employee […]
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Meet Mary. She’s an office manager at a 55+ employee company that produces medical supplies for hospitals and doctor’s offices across the United States.  Mary does it all, from the company’s sales orders and payroll to new hire details and answering employee questions about benefits — her workday can be a little hectic.  She has […]
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Minimum wages across many cities and a handful of states will increase on July 1, 2021. As a reminder, when state law differs from federal law, employers must use the one that benefits the employee the most. For example, if a state’s minimum wage is higher than the $7.25 federal minimum wage, it must be […]
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The History of Juneteenth Last week (June 17, 2021), President Biden signed legislation that declares Juneteenth a federal holiday, going forward. Let’s explore what that means for you and your company. Juneteenth occurs each year on June 19. It honors the day in 1865 when American forces declared that enslaved people in Texas were to […]
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There are many new or updated state laws or employers that will go into effect on July 1, 2021. If your state has an update, you’ll find it below. As with any other regulation, laws are subject to last-minute changes, visit the Department of Labor online for more info. You can also find minimum wage […]
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