Payroll Services


For companies utilizing large temporary labor forces, the payroll process can be an extensive financial, administrative and compliance challenge.

The Forum Group offers payrolling services to combat the complexity and burden found in today’s temporary staffing marketplace.

For decades, Forum has served as the “Employer of Record” for temporary staff, contract labor or per diem employees recruited by our clients. Each week, we seamlessly process payroll for thousands of individuals located throughout the United States. In this capacity, we handle every aspect of the payroll cycle from the onboarding process to electronic timekeeping, through the payment of the temporary employee. As the “Employer of Record,” Forum assumes all legal obligations related to payment of wages, unemployment insurance and workers’ compensation costs, statutory liabilities, and all ACA reporting.


  • Elimination of all costs related to onboarding staff and payroll processing.
  • Elimination of all administrative responsibility and cost associated with offering employee benefits including medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance and retirement plans.
  • Elimination of federal and state unemployment filings and financial burdens associated with subsequent claims.
  • Elimination of workers' compensation costs and potential claims.
  • Elimination of cost associated with vacation and holiday pay for temporary employees
  • Protection against co-employment issues.
  • Availability of customized management reporting reflecting payrolling usage in any format requested.
  • Availability of electronic timekeeping and consolidated electronic invoicing.
  • Availability of background, credit and/or drug screening.
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Based on our proven track record of providing the most reliable and cost-effective method of payrolling contingent staff, the selection of Forum to meet your payrolling requirements will provide significant cost savings and control features. As we are internally capitalized, the costly expense of floating payrolls is reduced significantly. All savings are passed on to our clients in the form of our unparalleled pricing. Additionally, Forum has the flexibility and systems to customize a payrolling program to best suit our clients’ needs.