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    Bretton Chatham

    Bretton is an aPHR-certified member of the Marketing Team at Bernard Health. He writes about HR, compliance, and benefits solutions.
    How HR Can Synthesize the Best Ideas to Help Your Business Succeed
    By Bretton Chatham on November 12, 2021 | 8 min read time

    HR is often the hub of an organization. You’re involved in onboarding and offboarding, communicating with employees, building company culture, ...

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    Is Severance Pay Legally Required?
    By Bretton Chatham on November 5, 2021 | 4 min read time

    For employers, a worker leaving an organization means more than saying goodbye. Between offboarding and other compliance details, employers must...

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    OSHA Releases Biden Vaccine Mandate for Private Employers
    By Bretton Chatham on November 4, 2021 | 6 min read time

    It’s been over two months since President Biden announced a federal COVID vaccine mandate for private employers. He directed the Occupational...

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    5 Books Every Manager Should Read
    By Bretton Chatham on October 20, 2021 | 7 min read time

    Most effective managers are able to read people and situations. But the willingness to read books that challenge your perspective and change your...

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    Frequently Asked Questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act
    By Bretton Chatham on October 14, 2021 | 8 min read time

    October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an excellent opportunity to commemorate the contributions of workers with disabilities....

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    2021/2022 ERISA Compliance Checklist
    By Bretton Chatham on October 5, 2021 | 8 min read time

    Have you noticed how many notices it takes to stay compliant with federal labor laws and regulations? Compliance requirements are so numerous that...

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    Form 940: What It Is and How to Fill It Out
    By Bretton Chatham on October 1, 2021 | 11 min read time

    Unemployment has unfortunately become a relevant issue for more and more American workers over the past year. But funding unemployment has...

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    3 Common HR Compliance Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)
    By Bretton Chatham on September 30, 2021 | 10 min read time

    In a normal year, many HR pros struggle to keep up with changing federal, state, and local laws, not to mention industry-specific regulations. But...

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    The Mutual Benefit of Employer-Assisted Student Loan Repayment
    By Bretton Chatham on September 16, 2021 | 5 min read time

    For the first time in almost two years, the bill will come due for millions of Americans as the student loan repayment pause expires on January...

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    President Biden Announces Federal Vaccine Mandate for Private Employers
    By Bretton Chatham on September 13, 2021 | 5 min read time

    As the US averages 145,000 new COVID cases and 1,600 deaths per day due to the contagious Delta variant, the federal government has recently taken...

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