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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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- Team Approach -


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
  • Criminal background investigations
  • Customized testing

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

 Oregon OSHA New Regulations on Outdoor Smoke Exposure 

Fire season is here! OR OSHA has new regulations for those who may work around outdoor smoke, including mask requirements and guidelines for indoor smoke exposure. The harmful chemicals and tiny particles suspended in wildfire smoke can make anyone sick. The health danger concerning these tiny particles is addressed in newly published standards for worker […]

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Oregon Paid Family Leave update

Paid Leave in Oregon | Effective 2023.   The Oregon Employment Department [OED] has recently issued a press release (see below) outlining the details on the employee-employer tax contribution for the Oregon Paid Family Leave program.   Paid Leave Oregon is an insurance program for all Oregon employers and employees. The program is funded through payroll-based […]

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IRS Raises Standard Mileage Rate for Final Half of 2022

 Business mileage rate increases to 62.5 cents per mile, up from 58.5 cents      Citing soaring gas prices, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on June 9 announced an increase in the optional standard mileage rate for the final six months of 2022.    Effective July 1 through Dec. 31, 2022, the standard mileage rate […]

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New Heat Illness Prevention Rules

New Rules take Effect June 15th New rules from OR-OSHA on Heat Illness Prevention will take effect, Wednesday, June 15, 2022. These rules will apply to outdoor workplaces and indoor workplaces without ventilation. A summary of these rules can be found at these links: Summary: OR-OSHA Heat Illness Prevention and Wildfire Smoke Rules Fact sheet […]

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The Five Stages of Employee Burnout 

Burnout is considered one of the key factors in “The Great Resignation” phenomenon.  In this tight labor market, employees at all skill levels have more options to find better employment conditions. Workers are not sticking around businesses where chronic stress is part of the job. This article reveals the five signs of worker burnout and […]

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Promoting Mental Health Awareness at the Worksite 

Steps Employers Can Take to Promote Workers’ Mental Health  Employers can promote awareness about the importance of mental health and stress management through a combination of workplace health programs, HR benefits, and employee education. Research has shown that these programs are successful, especially when they combine mental and physical health interventions with actual worksite activities. […]

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May 2022: National Mental Health Awareness Month

After the last two years of pandemic living, many people are realizing that stress, isolation, and uncertainty have taken a toll on their well-being. This newfound realization has led to an emphasis in addressing mental and emotional health issues within the workforce.    MENTAL HEALTH IMPACTS US ALL  As mentioned by the Whitehouse Briefing Room: […]

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More Jobs – Less Available Hires    The pool of available workers for hire in the U.S. labor market will continue to decline for the next eight years, according to a new analysis from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Below is a quick summary of those statistics. Links to potential hiring solutions can be found […]

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Recent Legal Updates Affecting Employers

SB 1514 |  Oregon Extends Pay Equity Exemption for Certain Pandemic-Related Payments SB 1514 permits employers to continue offering COVID-19 vaccine incentives as well as hiring and retention bonuses through the end of Oregon’s state of emergency, plus 180 days, without running afoul of the state’s pay equity law.    May 11 |   OSHA Invites […]

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