FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS HR

Why HR Outsourcing

Publicly traded companies have a corporate office space with an HR department that ensures that they are compliant. We offer the same level of expertise to new and small businesses that cannot afford to have the expense of an HR department or the salary of 68,000 to 120,000 for an HR expert to ensure compliance. We offer availability to HR experts with the latest regulation knowledge to ensure compliance through email, text or phone to consult you. Consulting services are a write off. Instead of paying taxes on profits, you can off set taxes and save on cost of staff salary with benefits, company payroll taxes on salary and training costs to keep them updated on the latest regulations. Contact us to Get free consultation.

What are our Services?

We are your personal HR compliance solution for small business with access to HR knowledge on HR topics to ensure that your company is protected. Consulting offers access to knowledge about hiring, firing, processes, procedure and policy that are compliant with the latest regulations. New company! No problem! We can create job descriptions, employee handbooks and training on what paperwork is needed in hiring and what paperwork goes in what file. How to fill out an i-9 correctly without getting fined in an audit. What you need to know about e-verify? It boils down to access, flexibility, consistency, expertise and affordability for small business. Get free consultation.

What is our HR process?

Go to get free consultation. Fill out the questions about your business: Name of contact person, Business name, email, phone number of contact person, number of employees and what service. Next we will assess regulations for compliance and call you to discuss options. We will solve your compliance issues, implement processes, policies and procedures. We will be available for further assistance on consultancy or retainer for issues with hiring or terminations. We can be available on conference call while you terminate with the script we write for you to follow to ensure you are covered on compliance. Contact us to Get free consultation.

How much is HR consulting?

Hr departments cost $120,000 a year only for HR person that is qualified to know the latest regulations, connection in network of Lawyers, boards and brokers that keep them notified on the latest regulations. We can partner with your small business for a fraction of the cost. There is no one fit for each company. Regulations are according to industry and employee numbers. We fit price according to company needs. We offer pricing that is affordable through retainer service of 20 hours every 30 days or whatever can ensure compliance. We offer extra services on the side on price basis for affirmative action plans or other services. The point is that we are affordable and flexible to customize our service to fit your compliance. Contact us to Get free consultation.

What are Startup Raw hours?

HR representatives are available: Monday though Friday 9:00 – 5:00 Central Time Contact us to Get free consultation.

What qualifies Startup Raw for small company needs?

20 Years of running companies as owners and operators. Experience in a 6 billion dollar fortune 500 company running the self funded benefits and reporting to SEC for company with 4,000 employees. Over 10 years experience in HR. Certifications with SHRM and HRCI. Certification topics: Compensation Benefits Programs Employee Relations HR Business Management HR Business Strategy HR Policies HR Program Implementation HR Risk Management Human Resource Development Labor Relations Strategic HR Tactical Planning Workforce Employment Workforce Planning Contact us to Get free consultation.

What HR tools a company needs?

Do I need an employee handbook?

Yes. Employee handbooks are your companies protection against litigation. It is a guidebook for your companies policies. We can create one for you. Contact us to Get free consultation. We created tool kits for you to Do It Yourself to save 66% of what we would charge to create one for your company.  

Do companies need job descriptions?

Yes. This is to protect companies with employees that decide that they are not a fit for the duties protecting you from litigation. It is a communication tool for employees to perform. It is a qualifier for right employee requirements like degree, experience and physical requirements to validate that a person disabled person could not perform. Contact us to Get free consultation. We created tool kits for you to Do It Yourself to save 66% of what we would charge to create one for your company. Follow the checklist. Job Description tool kit to DIY

What are important HR practices?

Can employees perform duties not in their job description?

There are not specifics on this from the DOL, but this grey area could cost you in litigation after an employee leaves. Contact us to Get free consultation.

Can Startup Raw protect us with terminations?

Yes. We will provide you with the script of what you should say in termination for specific reason for termination. We can be present on conference call to ensure protection. We can consult through email, text or phone. Contact us to Get free consultation.

Can Startup Raw ensure that our company is in labor compliance?

Yes. Our consultancy will ensure that you understand DOL compliance for all of your paperwork on employees. Wages, files, benefits, overtime or other compliance. Contact us to Get free consultation.

How do I establish exemption for employees with cross performing?

The fair labor standard act bases classification on “performed duties” that varies for businesses. Our consultancy will ensure FLSA compliance. Contact us to Get free consultation.

Do I offer paid time off to employees or not?

Employees have rights to paid time off for specific reasons by Law and companies that do not comply are at risk of cost with audits. Contact us to Get free consultation.

What hours are required to offer employees each week?

There are specifics on restrictions for 16 and under. Contact us to Get free consultation.

What breaks do I need to offer to employees?

The breaks vary from state to state. We can create a plan for your team to offer breaks that comply with law. Contact us to Get free consultation.

Do I present an offer letter to new hires?

There are no laws that you should offer an offer letter. The offer letter is a good practice to protect you in legal risk by establishing in writing the agreement with title offer, salary and written guidelines for employee to establish. Should there be a question after termination about situations the offer letter could be protection that you honored your agreement to the employee. We will create the offer letters for you if you want to offer letters. Contact us to Get free consultation.

Should I run background checks?

The background check is to protect your company, employees or clients from dangers. It is a good practice. Contact us to Get free consultation.

Can I ask an employee to leave early after they place their two week notice?

This could constitute as involuntary termination that could allow the employee to file unemployment. There should be a reason why you would request early leave. If you are in a situation. Contact us to Get free consultation.

What would be considered insubordination?

When an employee is refuses to perform their duties willfully, harass or disrespect superiors.

What is an I-9 form?

The I-9 form verifies that a person can work. The forms are required to be filled out properly and on file for an audit. There are costs for each error on an I-9 times the number of employees with the errors on their forms. Contact us to Get free consultation.

Do I display federal posters on the wall? Which ones?

Yes. You are required by law to display posters. We can let you know which posters that you should post on your wall for your employees to view. Contact us to Get free consultation.

Can I get fined for not posting federal posters on the wall?

Yes. This is a non serious violation that costs up to 7000.

Should employees be paid for work after hours for sending an email?

The classification of status of exempt or non exempt is critical to classify correctly. The non exempt employee is required to be paid for any work after hours one and one half hour wage for sending an email. Failure can result in audit and three years back pay for one call about working off the clock without pay. There are cases of class actions costing hundreds of thousands of dollars. We can consult you on classifications to be in compliance. Contact us to Get free consultation.

We were going to fire a poor performing employee that notified us of family leave first. Can we still terminate the employee?

f the employee can prove that you violated the FMLA, then you could risk personal and federal lawsuit to force compliance. You should consult someone before you take action. Contact us to Get free consultation.

What are results for EEO compliance failure?

Equal Employment opportunity violations can result in serious costs, lawsuits and loss of business. If you think that you are in violation of this or that an employee is going to file claim. You should receive consulting. There are plans that you should have in place in recruiting to prove that you are reaching out to everyone equally. We can create a plan for you. We can consult you on EEO compliance. Contact us to Get free consultation.

Which files do I need To keep on employees?

There is a common thought that there should be one file on an employee. The truth is that certain papers should be in a binder. There should be other folders with specific paperwork in it for compliance. There are over one hundred regulations agencies and regulations change throughout the year. The best practices is to perform third party audits to ensure compliance with the latest laws. Contact us to Get free consultation on HR Audit. We offer a tool kit for 66% off to Do It Yourself. Get Human Resources Self Audit Toolkit with schedules for filings: Who do I need to send the file to for this regulation? When do I need to send the File. What form do I need to file? Compliance And Audit Tool Kit DIY

Do I need to update my policies yearly?

There is no one fit for every company. Laws vary by employees numbers, industry and state in certain laws. Find out what you need for 1, 5, 10, 12, 15, 20, 50 or 100 employees. Employment laws by company size 1 to 100 employees.

I am a website business that is growing. I want to hire a couple of employees to assist me. What do I need to do to perform my first hire?

We created a training that teaches startups what paperwork, files and questions to ask and not to ask in an interview. We show you the steps to filling out the paperwork correctly. How to start an Human Resources staff in your new business. HR Training for startups.

What is the best HR management service company near me?

We are the option for small companies. We are your HR outsourcing company for your HR challenges. We can keep you compliant through retainer or consulting.