Useful HR Links

Below are links with useful HR information for small employers. Please note that Next Level Strategies is not affiliated in any way with any of the following entities, and is not responsible for the accuracy or timeliness of the contents of their sites.

These sites give general information. If you have questions regarding a Human Resources matter, please contact us. If you have questions regarding a legal or tax matter specific to your business, we recommend you seek advice from an attorney, accountant, or other appropriate professional. If you need a referral to such professionals, please contact us.

U.S. Department of Labor

Information on new and proposed changes to federal employment laws and practices. Research reports and statistics on all aspects of employment in the U.S.

Small Business Administration

Resources and ideas for small business owners.

Social Security Administration

Information on Social Security benefits, policies, and news.

California Employment Development Department

Information for California employers on job placement, employment taxes, disability insurance, and Paid Family Leave.

A Guide to Unemployment Benefits in California

Developing marketing and business strategies for growth.

Texas Workforce Commission

Resources, tips and tools to build a stronger Texas workforce.

American Management Association

Books, articles, and training materials to develop management skills.

Articles on managing employees in a small business.

401(k) News

Advice and articles on managing your company’s 401(k) plan.

401(k)s vs. IRAs

Five key differences explained.

Benefit News

Articles and benefit laws updates.

Office of Labor Standards Enforcement

The OLSE enforces San Francisco labor laws. Many of these laws apply city-wide. Others apply specifically to City contractors, lessees, and others doing business with the City.

I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification

All U.S. employers must ensure proper completion of Form I-9 for each individual they hire for employment in the United States.

Form W-4

Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate to withhold appropriate federal income tax during payroll.

Our Upcoming HR Events

Our Quarterly Management Bootcamp is coming up! 
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Unlawful Harassment Prevention (for Managers!):

July 23rd, 2024 – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. PST

HR 101 (Including NEW 2024 UPDATES!):

July 30th, 2024 – 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. PST

Performance, Discipline, & Termination:

August 7th, 2024 – 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PST

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