Offsite HR versus Professional Employer Organization

Offsite HR versus Professional Employer Organization

Many business owners have asked me to explain the difference between an Off-Site Human Resource Organization (HRO) and a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), also referred to as employee leasing companies. While most of my clients could care less what the solution is called, so long as we resolve their problem, there are clear differences between […]

OSHA Cites Contractors in Deadly New York Crane Collapse

A federal agency hit three construction firms with penalties totaling $313,500 on Monday for safety violations that led to a tower crane collapse that killed seven people in March. The citations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration named Reliance Contractors Group, the general contractor; Rapetti Rigging Services Inc., of Massapequa Park, N.Y., the crane […]

Liberty Mutual Sues New York over Workers’ Comp Law Changes

Insurance Journal Boston-based insurer Liberty Mutual Holding Co. has filed a federal lawsuit challenging several recent amendments to New York State’s workers’ compensation law are unconstitutional. The suit alleges that changes made in 2007 as part of a major overhaul of workers comp insurance in the state violate the contract, takings, equal protection and due […]

Possible Gevity Merger Could Herald More in Industry

By Toni Whitt Herald Tribune Discussions between Gevity HR Inc. and Greater Atlantic Service Co., the equity investment firm that owns San Leandro, Calif.-based TriNet Group, might signal the next big wave in the human resources industry. As the economy has spiraled and bigger companies have entered the arena of professional employer organizations, Gevity’s merger […]

City Business Hailed as a Top Latino Company

By Karen Mann FITCHBURGPRIDE.COM Reinaldo Lopez said he didn’t have a choice when it came to starting his professional employer organization business 13 years ago. Lopez had been working for a similar company, based out of New York, which offered human resource and other employee administration services, such as worker’s compensation and life insurance policies. […]

The 4 P’s of HRO and PEO Evaluation

The 4 P’s of HRO and PEO Evaluation

All too often companies spend hours analyzing, assessing, and comparing the cost or savings that one HRO or PEO service provider offers versus another. While a detailed spreadsheet of costs may help to determine “hard dollar” expenditures, it very rarely accounts for the intrinsic value of the competing service models you are trying to compare. […]

HR Outsourcing Website Offers Guide to Selecting a PEO

Employers Rx LLC announced a new guide designed to help business owners and executives gain a better understanding of the HR Outsourcing and Professional Employer industry. Entitled The ABC’s of PEO: How to Evaluate Professional Employer Organizations, this informative handbook is available on their website at The guide covers a brief history of the […]