Getting Started with Employee Administration

This guide provides information on Employee Administration for employers.


Types of Federally-Required and Recognized Benefits

There are many different types of benefits and leave. See below for legally-required benefits types, as well as other recognized benefits. For information on types of leave... Learn more

Types of Federally-Required and Recognized Leave

Benefits and Leave laws vary from state to state. The following information applies to federal law only. Legally Required Leave Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) Document... Learn more

New Hire Reporting in Zenefits

The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 requires all employers to report newly hired and re-hired employees to a state directory within 20 da... Learn more

Employment Verification

Zenefits does not provide any sort of official employment verification for clients. This includes, but is not limited to, requests for the following: Statement of where... Learn more

San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance (HCSO)

Employers with 20 or more employees (and non-profit employers with 50 or more employees) must spend a minimum amount set by law on health care for each employee who works eight ... Learn more

Poster Compliance By State

Some of the statutes and regulations enforced by agencies within the Department of Labor require that posters or notices be posted in the workplace. To ensure that your workplac... Learn more

Changing Company Signature for Hiring Documents

To change the company signature for hiring documents (such as the offer letter), administrators do not need to delete and re-upload documents in order for a new admin signature ... Learn more

How to add an administrator to your company

To grant an employee Admin Permissions, follow these steps:Click on the Company Profile app on your admin dashboard.Select the Administrators link on the left hand side of the p... Learn more

Add an accountant to Zenefits

The Accountant feature allows administrators to add the company accountant's email information in order to receive relevant updates (deduction changes, terminations, etc).Click ... Learn more

Removing an Administrator

Any administrator with the permission to “Create and remove admins, and edit admin permissions” can remove an administrator. The primary administrator, however, can't be removed... Learn more

Key Terms for Employee Administration

A glossary of key terms related to Employee Administration. Employee Administration Terminology 2810.5 Non-Exempt Notice: A notice that California employers must provi... Learn more

MEWA M-1 Form Filing

Form M-1 is an annual report that must be filed by any Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangement (MEWA). MEWA is a type of employee welfare benefit plan or any other arrangement est... Learn more

Using Plan Numbers

Carriers may ask for plan numbers in applications or certain other situations. If your plan has filed a Form 5500, you can find your plan number on the Department of Labor websi... Learn more

Update the Main Company Administrator

If the existing Main Company Administrator needs to replace themselves, they're able to do so directly on their dashboard. Any administrator with the permissions to add or edit ... Learn more

Understanding Employment Types

It’s important to know the different employment types used to correctly classify your workers when you hire them. Learn about the differences between Employees and Contingent Wo... Learn more

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