Co-employment is the legal structure that professional employer organizations (PEOs) and their client companies use to share HR responsibilities.
As with any contractual relationship, it’s important that each party in the co-employment agreement fully understands all the nuances of the arrangement.
While PEOs take on many tasks for their client organizations, they’re unable to assume all tasks associated with being an employer.
Also, each PEO will have a customized approach to service delivery for their clients, so you can’t assume that you’re getting the same services when comparing providers.
Here are five co-employment nuances you should understand when shopping