Professional Employer Organizations and the Workers Compensation Industry

Posted Date: July 02, 2015

Over the past decade, more and more small and medium-sized businesses have retained Professional Employee Organizations (PEOs) to take charge of traditional personnel functions—running benefits administration, payroll, risk management and other employment-related services. This article examines the issues driving discussions that will attempt to clarify the role and responsibilities of PEOs—particularly with regard to workers compensation insurance.

Report on Employee Leasing and Professional Employer Organizations, NAIC, 2003

This report was adopted by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and endorsed by the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissioners (IAIABC). This report studies the effects of employee leasing arrangements and the challenges to the workers compensation market. A printed version of this NAIC publication is available for purchase from their website under Insurance Products and Services Division.

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