Professional Employer Organizations

  • Professional Employer Organizations

    Professional Employer Organizations are regulated under Act 370 of 2010. The Act defines a "PEO" or "professional employer organization" as any person engaged in the business of providing professional employer services regardless of its use of a descriptive term other than "professional employer organization" or "PEO".


  • Beginning September 1, 2012, a person shall not provide, advertise, or otherwise hold itself out as providing professional employer services in this state, unless licensed or exempt from licensure under this act.
  • Each PEO operating in this state on or after July 1, 2011 shall file its application by July 1, 2012. Upon approval for licensure, the applicant will be notified of the approval and the Department will collect the required license fee.

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