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Whether you’re looking for an all-inclusive HR solution or a la carte payroll, staffing, or workers’ comp coverage, our friendly team can put together services tailored to your unique business needs.


Let us handle all your employment needs, from hiring to payroll to workers’ comp and more.


Hire right the first time! Bad hiring causes a high percentage of business failures.


Gain relief from administrative and regulatory burdens with our payroll options.

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Since 1984, our specialists at Cardinal Services have been helping local businesses get back to doing what they do best -- while we take on the paperwork and headaches of being a business owner. Our staff has an average tenure of 10-years which shows in the range of professional solutions we are able to provide.


Choose full HR package OR Essentials Only
  • Cardinal becomes Employer of Record
  • Workers' Comp & Risk Management
  • Employee Benefits


Find and screen employees
  • Recruiting/Staffing services
  • Application and Screening programs

Payroll Only

Full Service Payroll Processing
  • Quarterly and Year-end reporting
  • Automatic payroll tax filing
  • Experienced Specialized Team
  • Time Tracking

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HR Alerts

California Employers – New Labor Laws For 2024 

Increase in Number of Employee Paid Sick Days | SB-616 Effective January 1, 2024  The new law guarantees employees five paid sick days per year, up from three days.     New Leave for Reproductive Loss | SB 848 Effective January 1, 2024  A subset of California’s bereavement leave law allows up to five days off […]

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New I-9 form Required

EMPLOYERS REQUIRED TO USE THE LATEST VERSION  OF FORM I-9 STARTING TODAY,  WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 1, 2023    The new form from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has been available to download since August–but is now required for all employers to use as of today, NOVEMBER 1, 2023.      The new I-9 form includes the following form alterations:   Format […]

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‘Tis the Start of the Busy Holiday Season! 

OREGON EMPLOYERS   Don’t forget Oregon Labor Laws on Meal and Rest Periods for Your Employees!  Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industries [BOLI] requires employers to provide PAID rest periods of at least 10 minutes for adults and 15 minutes for minors during each four hours (or major portion) of work time.    As far as possible, […]

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Veterans Day is Saturday, November 11th 

What OREGON Employers Need to Know to Stay Compliant with Labor Regulations     Veterans Day is a Federal Holiday  Currently, four states in the U.S. require employers to give their employees who are veterans time off on Veterans Day (November 11th). Those states include Oregon, Iowa, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.    Request for Veterans Day […]

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New California Background Check Requirements Effective Oct. 1

If you employ in California, you will need to make changes to your background check process to comply with the new Fair Chance Act (FCA) regulations   CURRENT LAW – The California Fair Chance Act The original law went into effect in 2018. It prohibits employers from asking about an applicant’s criminal history until after […]

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Creating an Onboarding Process for New Hires

Onboarding is a detailed process by which new hires are integrated into a company. Onboarding is not just about completing new-hire paperwork and training; it must also include learning about your organization’s operational structure, culture, mission, values, and vision for the future. Most valuable of all, a robust onboarding program will also include the opportunity […]

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Using Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace 

You may need an AI Policy for your employees!    Employers with knowledge workers should consider setting employer expectations around the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace. A knowledge worker is anyone who has to think as part of their job and must produce some output—such as creating newsletters, content, reports, emails—anything that […]

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New state laws require employers to stop this practice.    Past Common Practice of Rounding Hours   For years, many employers have used the practice of time clock rounding employees’ work hours to the nearest five-minute, six-minute, or up to a 15-minute interval. This practice is lawful under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act [FLSA] as […]

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New I9 Requirements Effective July 31, 2023 

After three years of leniency, The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is ending its temporary COVID-19-related I-9 policies. US employers will no longer be exempt from in-person inspections of new hires’ identity and employment eligibility forms. The government will end the granted flexibility from 2020, effective July 31, 2023.    What this Means for […]

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