Frequently Asked Questions

About Aliat

  • Who is Aliat?

    Aliat is a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) that specializes in outsourcing Human Resources, Payroll, Benefits, Wellness and Risk Reduction for small-to-midsize businesses.

    We manage a whole spectrum of administrative functions with industry-leading integrated software that streamlines your business’ back end. Instead of outsourcing to multiple providers, Aliat offers businesses a one-stop solution with hands-on customer support.

  • How does a PEO work?

    A PEO differs from other administrative outsourcing options because we begin a co-employment agreement with your business. This allows us to pool together multiple small to mid-sized businesses under one umbrella entity, allowing for greater buying power in the marketplace to bring you and your employees the best prices and benefits available. With a PEO, small and mid-sized businesses have access to the same caliber benefits as large companies do.

  • Will a co-employment agreement change my business?

    No. Being co-employed with Aliat means that your employees will have two employers: your business as the common law employer and Aliat as the administrative employer.

    Aliat does not intervene with your day to day operations or with the direct supervision and management of your employees. Instead, we focus on all of the back-office administration, liability and compliance matters, allowing you to spend your time doing what you love.

    We are here to support your business as much or as little as you need, and to ensure that you, your business and your employees are covered.

  • What makes Aliat different from other competitors?

    Aliat is the only PEO that allows small groups to access premiere Cigna benefits and to participate in an exclusive, high-performance healthcare network that helps smaller businesses take control over the cost and quality of their healthcare.

    Our model puts power in the business owners’ hands, enabling them to take actions that control the cost of healthcare each year. No other competitor can offer a healthcare rate stabilization guarantee except for Aliat.

    Visit our compare us page to see what else sets Aliat apart.

  • What are your prices?

    We offer four unique administrative packages to meet your business’s needs, with prices ranging from $39 – $89 PEPM (per employee per month). Visit our pricing page to learn more.

    To get pricing for medical, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefit plans, please visit here to begin our easy quoting process.

Human Resources

  • Will I get a dedicated HR specialist?

    Yes. We have a comprehensive HR team dedicated to serving you and your business. Our HR pros help you stay compliant, mitigate risks, and assist you with your complex HR tasks. If you have any questions or are seeking advice on an HR issue, you can call or email us at any time. You also will have access to our robust 24/7 HR Support Center library.

  • Do you offer recruiting tools and hiring assistance?

    Yes. Our cloud-based platform provides access to exclusive, industry-leading HR tools and resources to help you effectively manage all of your recruiting needs.

    Our HR pros can assist you in creating and reviewing hiring documents, creating interview questions, conducting background checks, and more. Our user-friendly applicant tracking and new-hire onboarding systems make it easy to post jobs, accept resumes, manage applicants, collaborate, and hire new employees seamlessly.

  • Is there an online employee/employer portal?

    Yes. Our solution comes with easy to use cloud-based integrated HR software that gives both employers and employees access to online dashboards where they can manage, view and update personal information, tax info, benefits, and use the time & attendance system.

Payroll

  • Can you help process my payroll?

    Yes. We have a dedicated payroll and account management team ready to assist with all aspects of payroll including payroll processing, garnishment processing & calculation, tax management, on demand reports and more. Our best-in-class payroll software and hands-on customer support mean you no longer need to dread payday.

  • Can I choose when my employees are paid?

    Yes. Aliat allows you to process your payroll any day of the month and in whichever frequency you prefer (Weekly, Bi-Weekly, Semi-Monthly, or Monthly).

  • How do employees receive their paystubs/pay history data/W2s?

    We offer an easy-to-use cloud-based employee portal for all payroll inquires including paystubs, pay history, W2 access, time-off requests and more.

  • Does Aliat file our W2s?

    Yes. We file all W2s for the months you are partnered with Aliat and distribute them to your employees digitally via the employee self-service portal. We also file your annual W3s.

  • Benefits

    • What healthcare plans do you offer?

      We work with you to get the best medical, dental and vision plans from the nation’s top carriers to that fit the unique needs of your business. We’ve worked diligently to secure preferred contracts with key carriers enabling you to compete with the benefit offerings of Fortune 500 companies.

      We also offer premiere medical plans nationwide through Cigna (Aliat’s own health plan), who delivers an industry-leading medical cost trend among national competitors. All of our Cigna health plans include medical and Rx coverage with an account management team assigned to your company for a high level of customer service. Learn more.

    • What is the “Freedom to Fly Guarantee”?

      When enrolled in our All-In package, Aliat’s Freedom to Fly program allows companies to enjoy high quality healthcare and a happier, healthier workplace with strategies that also control your healthcare costs.

      Participating in Freedom to Fly results in a cost-controlled healthcare environment with a guaranteed lower healthcare rate renewal. Learn more.

    • Do you offer retirement plans/401k’s/403(b)?

      Yes. Aliat is proud to offer 401k’s and 403(b)’s through Mass Mutual. Learn more about our retirement plans and other supplemental benefits your employees can enjoy here.

    Risk Reduction

    Wellness

    • How does your wellness program work?

      Aliat’s Life in Motion wellness program applies population health management strategies that have proven effective in engaging employees and containing cost. These strategies include an online gamification of wellness, completing an online health assessment, visiting your doctor for a preventive exam, and getting a biometric screening.

      We help employers achieve a positive return on investment and have a positive impact on health status, productivity, and quality of life. Visit our Wellness page for more information.

    • Is there a mobile app for your wellness program?

      Yes. You can participate in our online wellness dashboard via the ‘Sonic Boom Wellness’ app.

    • Are there rewards for participation?

      Yes. Everyone who participates in Life in Motion can cash out gift cards from a list of several stores or restaurants after completing incremental goals. Prizes are purchased and distributed to your employees via Aliat.

    Other FAQ’s…

    Additional Questions? Contact us at discover@myaliat.com!

Healthy Workplaces

No more taking the “crossed-fingers” approach to HR. We believe in proactive support from an HR team that cares about your company as much as you do.

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Safety First

A healthy businesss has a preventive approach to Workers Compensation, Safety & Risk Management. Aliat reduces your liability by 50%.

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Control Over Your Healthcare

With incentivized wellness programs and our Freedom to Fly Guarantee, we give small businesses control over healthcare rate increases.

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A Stress-Free Pay Day

Healthy payroll is consistent and takes care of the basics. We help business owners sleep sound at night knowing their payroll is properly managed.

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A Preventive Mindset

Through health risk screenings, we help employees make lifestyle changes before health conditions become a burden on finances and quality of life.

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  • Recently Crosslake Technologies has signed on as a new client to Aliat. As we go through our onboarding, I just wanted to complement your team on their service levels and knowledge. The pre-sales experience, and now post-close onboarding process, has been very smooth and the team is very communicative when there has been an issue. They have been patient with our questions and very responsive with the right level of detail. Everyone seems to care and follows up on issues. This is a great start to what I hope is a long-term relationship, and helps create confidence that we made the right decision!

    James Waletzky

    Partner, Crosslake Technologies

  • Now that I am with Aliat, I can focus more on my company. To have a team already doing the research is great. It’s nice to be in a partnership with a PEO that gets it – and has the buying power of the big guys.

    Paula Bronleewe

    Owner and CEO, Bronleewe, Inc.