If you have any questions that you do not see listed below, please contact Katie@e-laborservices.com.

Q: What should I consider when selecting a leasing company?

A:     

  • Companies with a background and record of dealing with government agencies
  • Company history
  • Key personnel’s background in transportation
  • Key personnel’s human resources expertise
  • Companies involvement and record with organizations
  • Where the leasing company operates or has the capability to operate from
  • Where driver screening and hiring is done
  • Company references
  • Qualifying practices and their compliance
  • Cost of insurances and Workers’ Compensation
  • Presence of a safety program
  • Overall cost and contract


Q: What services do you offer?
A:

  • Recruitment & screening
  • 24-hour accessibility
  • Multi-state payroll & all related reporting & services
  • Human resources
  • Equipment leasing
  • Management services
  • Safety programs
  • Dispatch services
  • Full and part-time employees
  • Audit services
  • Dedicated contract carriage
  • DOT/personnel file maintenance
  • Background checks
  • Drug & alcohol testing
  • Employee benefits
  • Workers’ Compensation coverage


Q:  How do you differ from a PEO?
A:

  • Because of our compliance with the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) requirements for avoiding co-employment, we are listed as the sole employer and handle all aspects of employment.  PEO’s often lack one or more of the NLRB’s requirements and are therefore viewed as co-employers.  This allows for both employers (customer and vendor/PEO) to be held liable for any issues involving employees.


Q: How many years have you been in business?
A:

  • Labor Services Company has been in business for over 40 years.


Q: What are the benefits of leasing employees?
A:

  • Protection from government agencies such as EEOC, DOL, etc
  • Staffing flexibility
  • The Co-Employment Doctrine
  • In order to avoid being deemed co-employers, our company handles hiring, discipline, discharge, driver compensation, and more
  • Employment and administrative obligations
  • Expertise in and experience with recruiting, screening, and supervising


Q: Where are you located?
A:

  • Our headquarters is located in Bloomington, MN.  We also currently have operations in 19 different states.


Q: Who will handle all of our unemployment and Workers’ Compensation claims?
A:

  • We will!  Because we are the sole employer, the employees will be covered under our unemployment account and Workers’ Compensation insurance.


Q: Who will handle any and all employment laws and compliance issues?
A:

  • We will be responsible for all payroll (including garnishments, taxes, child support levies, etc.), DOT/personnel file maintenance, pre- employment, post accident and random drug testing, DOT/non-DOT physicals along with any other functions that are associated with hiring, disciplining and firing our employees.  We also assure compliance with all federal and state employer/employee laws.


Q: Who recruits new hires?
A:

  • We do all of the recruiting, screening, road testing (if required), application processing, drug testing, etc. for any and all new hires.  Our recruiting process includes, but is not limited to: placing ads in newspapers, trade journals, internet sites (CareerBuilder, local papers’ websites, etc.) and employee referrals.


Q: What benefits do you offer your employees?
A:

  • Health insurance
  • Voluntary insurance
  • Weekly payroll
  • 401K
  • Dental coverage
  • Safety programs
  • Direct deposit
  • (All of the above are completely customizable to fit your company’s needs)


Q: How do you bill your customers?
A:

  • Our billing is completely customizable.  We will meet with you to determine the most efficient way for your billing to be formatted.


Q: Do you offer floating holidays, sick and vacation days to your employees?
A:

  • Paid time-off programs are completely customizable to each individual customer’s needs.


Q: Do you offer safety programs?
A:

  • Yes, we do.  We have found that not only do the employees respond well and enjoy participating in them; they also show great success in decreasing the amount of lost-time on-the-job injuries and increasing the number of accident free miles.


Q: Regarding the employees, what does your company control?
A:

  • Hiring
  • Screening
  • Qualifying
  • Day-to-day operations
  • A supervisor/lead that is employed by us will need to be on-site
  • All disciplinary action
  • Up to and including suspension and termination
  • Payroll and all related reports
  • Benefits