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    Courtney Cox

    Courtney is an aPHR certified product marketer on the BerniePortal team who focuses her writing on all things HR.
    Annual HR Compliance Notices for Employee Benefits 2021
    By Courtney Cox on September 21, 2020 | 4 min read time

    When it comes to your employee benefits communications, how confident are you in providing your employees (and their dependents) with all of the...

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    Five end-of-year HR reminders to send employees before 2021
    By Courtney Cox on September 16, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Check These Items Off Your List Before 2021 As the end of the year approaches, it’s easy for many organizations to go into autopilot. But for HR...

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    BerniePortal Shortlisted for 2020 SaaS Awards
    By Courtney Cox on August 4, 2020 | 1 min read time

        BerniePortal is a finalist in the 2020 SaaS Awards program in the categories Best SaaS for HR and Best SaaS for Recruiting. 

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    IRS releases HSA limits for 2021
    By Courtney Cox on June 17, 2020 | 1 min read time

    The IRS has released the 2021 cost-of-living adjusted limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high-deductible health plans (HDHPs). 

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    Termination Letter: What is it and how do I write one?
    By Courtney Cox on May 6, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Making a decision to terminate an employee is stressful for all parties involved, but as an employer, it's a necessary part of business.  

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    Webinar Recap: COVID-19 Response, FAQs and Best Practices
    By Courtney Cox on April 29, 2020 | 5 min read time

    BerniePortal and Paycor hosted a joint webinar on best practices and HR FAQs in response to COVID-19.

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    COVID-19: Additional $480 Billion Added to Relief Fund for SMBs
    By Courtney Cox on April 24, 2020 | 2 min read time

    On April 24, 2020, President Trump will be signing a bill to pass an additional $480 billion relief package, including billions of dollars in new...

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    What is a Gig Worker and Why Do Employers Hire Them?
    By Courtney Cox on April 22, 2020 | 1 min read time

    Gig worker definition A gig worker is a type of employee who has been contracted temporarily in order to perform an agreed upon task. Gig workers...

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    Do I have to offer termination severance pay?
    By Courtney Cox on April 21, 2020 | 4 min read time

    Severance Pay and Unemployment Severance pay is the amount of money or benefits given to an employee as that employee leaves an employer either...

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    Offer letter vs employment contract: what's the difference?
    By Courtney Cox on April 21, 2020 | 1 min read time

    When bringing on a new hire, there are two documents that are sometimes confused: offer letters and employment agreements. What are the...

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