New Address

StaffScapes is moving on April 25th StaffScapes is relocating it corporate office on April 25th and will close at noon on the 25th. Our phone numbers will remain the same. The new address is: StaffScapes, Inc1070 West 124th AveSuite 900Westminster, CO 80234 303-466-7864 Phone 303-466-7947 Fax

Written By: Jim Thibodeau

OSHA

OSHA releases its top 10 most common workplace injuries for 2007 OSHA annually reports the leading causes of workplace injuries during its fiscal year (October through September). This year, the 2007 “top 10” list of most frequently cited standards will look familiar — the top spots have remained relatively unchanged for the past three years. This stability is good news …

Written By: Jim Thibodeau

New Study Analyzes CDHP Enrollment

Increase in consumer driven health plans reported in 2007 A recent study conducted by the American Association of Preferred Provider Organizations (AAPPO) shows that participation in consumer driven health plans (CDHP) have increased.  In 2007, enrollment in a CDHP grew 25 percent, to 12.5 million from 10 million in 2006. The majority of those CDHPs were based on a preferred …

Written By: Jake Stratton

Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention

Reducing Workers Compensation Claims Approximately 300,000 injuries per year are due to slip trip and fall accidents.  According to the US Department of Labor this contributes to 8% of all job related activities. Something to watch out for include: 1. Keeping walkways clear 2. Tape down cables, cords and hoses or keep them out of the way 3. Mark or clean up …

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I-9 Verification

I-9 Verification is required of New PEO Co-Employees United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) has reconfirmed its longstanding position that PEOs are responsible for conducting I-9 employment eligibility verifications of their new co-employees when taking on new clients. While the employment arrangement with the client is a “continuing employment arrangement,” the employment by the PEO is a new hire and …

Written By: Jim Thibodeau

NAPEO Tax Credit Bill

Colorado Governor Signs NAPEO Tax Credit Bill Colorado Governor Bill Ritter has signed NAPEO-backed legislation that provides certainty for PEOs and client companies with regard to tax credits.  HB 08-1034 will assure that PEO clients can receive tax credits.  In certain situations, clients of PEOs had previously been denied these valuable tax credits because of the PEO arrangement.  This new law is …

Written By: Jim Thibodeau