A cautionary tale

October 15th, 2003 by Julie Ferguson

More than 1,000 small employers in Ohio were left in the lurch for workers compensation and health care coverage when Team America Inc., a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), filed bankruptcy last week. Employers take note: engaging a PEO does not release you from your responsibility to cover workers by a valid workers’ compensation policy.

Check these useful tips from the California Department of Industrial Relations that will help in determining the legitimacy of your workers comp coverage under a PEO.

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