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    Drew Gieseke

    Drew Gieseke is an aPHR®-certified member of the Marketing team at Bernard Health, where he writes about HR, compliance, and healthcare solutions.
    Department of Labor Withdraws Independent Contractor vs. Employee Rule
    By Drew Gieseke on May 7, 2021 | 4 min read time

    During the final days of the Trump administration, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a ruling that was designed to implement an “economic...

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    How the American Families Plan Could Change Paid Leave Requirements
    By Drew Gieseke on May 6, 2021 | 5 min read time

    The Biden administration recently announced a new proposal that could reshape paid leave requirements for American employers. Dubbed the American...

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    Defined: Paid Parental Leave and How to Announce Changes to a Policy
    By Drew Gieseke on May 2, 2021 | 6 min read time

    As the benefits season rolls around, it’s always best practice to evaluate your organization’s current offerings to see what works, what doesn’t,...

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    Tutorial: What Should Be Included in an Onboarding Checklist?
    By Drew Gieseke on April 30, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Crafting and following a comprehensive onboarding checklist ensures a consistent, streamlined process for each new hire. It also allows HR pros to...

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    HR Guide: Using Preferred Pronouns for a Gender-Inclusive Workplace
    By Drew Gieseke on April 30, 2021 | 5 min read time

    A recent Gallup study reported that 5.6% of Americans identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT), a more than 1% increase from data...

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    How ACA Affordability Thresholds Impact Employer Health Plans
    By Drew Gieseke on April 27, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Each year, the IRS issues a new affordability threshold that ACA-compliant organizations must meet for employee health plans. Find out how...

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    New Tax Credit for Employers that Offer PTO for COVID-19 Vaccinations
    By Drew Gieseke on April 21, 2021 | 2 min read time

    The White House announced a new paid leave tax credit that fully offsets the cost for small businesses to offer paid time off (PTO) for employees...

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    Step-by-Step Guide: How to Fill Out Form W-4 2021
    By Drew Gieseke on April 20, 2021 | 4 min read time

    The 2021 version of Form W-4 may have been released in December 2020, but the compliance document was completely overhauled the previous year....

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    Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications Open May 3: How to Apply
    By Drew Gieseke on April 20, 2021 | 6 min read time

    The latest COVID-19 stimulus bill includes a separate relief fund called the RESTAURANTS Act, which sets aside approximately $28 billion for a ...

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    Hiring Guide: Step-by-Step Instructions for Great Interview Processes
    By Drew Gieseke on April 14, 2021 | 5 min read time

    No interview is the same because no candidate is the same. However, HR can work with hiring managers to establish standardized practices for the...

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