Major Medical, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Cancer and Dental Plan…

Major Medical Our clients have a choice of several group health plans. Plans include HMO, PPO, Traditional, and Self-funded Plans. The employer contributes a portion of the premium in a group plan. For our clients who do not want a group plan, there are Individual Health plans available for employees who want coverage. Individual Health […]

An Employer’s Guide to a Drug-Free Workplace

The following is a excerpt from “A Employers Guide to a Drug Free Workplace “from the Florida Division of Workers Compensation. The entire paper can be read at http://www.myfloridacfo.com/wc/pdf/dfwpman.pdf  If you are in business, it’s time you know the facts…. The available data continue to indicate that substance abuse has a significant impact in the […]

How would you like to have an expert to help you with employment issues at little or no cost to you?

At Canal HR one of our most important services to avoid unanticipated labor cost is our DISPUTE RESOLUTION POLICY.  Everyone is aware of the growing number of lawsuits by employees against their employers.  The vast majority of these lawsuits arise out of misunderstandings that never should have reached the litigation level.  Our DISPUTE RESOLUTION POLICY […]

Want A Risk Manager On Your Team At Little Or No Cost to You?

Our Risk Management Team can assist your company in workplace safety while keeping your worker’s compensation costs under control.  We can show you how to eliminate the worker’s compensation down payment and how you may benefit from our volume buying power. Our Risk Manager can work with you on your safety program, including premises and […]

Professional Employer Organizations (PEO’s): Fueling Small Business Growth

The National Association of Professional Employer Organizations or NAPEO, publishes informative white papers about PEO’s.  Here’s a great article about how PEO’s are helping the growth of small businesses.  Click the link below to read the article. NAPEO White Paper One

Tired of feeling taken by Workmen’s Comp? A Good PEO is the Answer

Your company can ensure a safer workplace and controlled workers’ compensation costs with a good PEO. PEO safety experts and Workers’ Compensation administrators will work to ensure your company maintains a safe work environment and keeps expensive work comp claims in check. List of PEO Worker’s Compensation and Risk Management Services: Eliminate workers’ compensation down payments […]

How Canal HR Cut Workmen’s Comp Costs Dramatically

A Professional Employer Organization (PEO), like Canal HR, enables you to concentrate on your core business while maintaining control of the day-to-day management of employees such as hiring, firing, promotion, demotion and client service. Behind the scenes Canal HR takes care of payroll tax administration, benefits administration, risk management and Human Resources support. You focus […]


The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced a delay of approximately one to two weeks to the start of the upcoming tax filing season, which is a result of the 16-day federal government shutdown. The original start date of when the IRS would begin accepting and processing tax returns was expected to be January 21, […]

October Safety Topic: Power Tools

Power tools can be hazardous when improperly used.  Power tools can be electric, pneumatic, liquid fuel, hydraulic or powder-actuated depending on their power source.  It is important that you understand the potential hazards and know the safety precautions needed when operating power tools. Always wear approved eye and ear protection, dust masks and appropriate clothing […]

Did you know you could set up a 401k plan at your business and not have to match employee’s contributions?

Many business owners would like to start a 401k plan at their business, but don’t because they assume that they have to immediately match employee contributions, which sounds costly. Actually employers don’t have to match contributions, unless they want to. Below is more information concerning why to start a 401k at your business. Why 401k […]

Canal HR Assists You with the Health Care Exchange

Canal HR is Ready to assist you with obtaining insurance through the Health Care Exchange. The insurance department at Canal HR has been preparing for all of the requirements of the Affordable Health Care Act for over a year. All of our people have completed hours upon hours of education, training and testing on every […]

PEO…What is that? AND Why Would I Use One?

1. Relief from the burden of employment administration. They assume a wide range of administrative functions, such as payroll processing and related tax filings, employee file maintenance and workers’ compensation claims management. PEOs also handle much of the employer-related paperwork associated with government compliance and benefits administration. Having the PEO responsible for the details of […]