FedEx gets nailed by IRS

IRS ruling against FedEx puts independent contractor classification back in the news. Late last year, the Internal Revenue Service ruled that FedEx had misclassified about 13,000 drivers as independent contractors resulting in a $319 million tax bill. This amount is only for penalties and back taxes for 2002. The IRS is still auditing FedEx for 2004 through 2006. Some groups …

Written By: Jake Stratton

Youth Job Fair

Broomfield recreation department is holding a job fair at the Paul Derda Recreation Center. The job fair will be today February 21st from 1:30-4:30pm.

Written By: Jim Thibodeau

DC City Council Passes the “Accrued Safe & Sick Leave Act of 2008”

New vacation policy for employer in Washington DC The Washington, D.C. City Council has passed  the “Accrued Safe & Sick Leave Act of 2008”.  The measure provides mandatory benefits for employees whose employers are based in D.C.  This measure would require all city businesses based in the District to provide workers paid sick leave.  Employers with 100 or more employees …

Written By: Jim Thibodeau

New FMLA law

Amended FMLA effective 1/28/08 On January 28, 2008 President Bush amended the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993(FMLA) to permit a “spouse, son, daughter, parent, or next of kin” to take up to 26 workweeks of leave to care for a “member of the Armed Forces, including a member of the National Guard or Reserves, who is undergoing medical treatment, …

Written By: StaffScapes

PEO Services

StaffScapes mission is to provide cost effective HR and Payroll solutions for employers. Have you signed up with a PEO other than StaffScapes and wandered what happened to the sales person or the customer service manager you worked with when setting up your company. This is an all to common complaint with national companies that we hear about.  A PEO …

Written By: Jim Thibodeau