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    Drew Gieseke

    Drew Gieseke is on the Marketing team at Bernard Health, where he writes about HR and healthcare solutions.
    What to Know About New FMLA Forms Issued by DOL
    By Drew Gieseke on August 18, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Released in July 2020, new Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms make it easier for employers, employees, leave administrators, and healthcare...

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    COVID-19: Are Mask Policies Legal, and Should They Be Mandatory?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 18, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Employers have faced countless legal questions since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis. Layoffs, remote work, employee travel, and more all became...

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    How to Audit and Update Your Existing PTO Policy
    By Drew Gieseke on August 17, 2020 | 4 min read time

    PTO policies require regular review for companies to remain competitive, compliant, and financially solvent. Whether completely reworking your...

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    IRS Releases New Drafts for 2020 Forms 1094-C and 1095-C
    By Drew Gieseke on August 13, 2020 | 2 min read time

    In mid-July, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced an early release draft of tax forms for 1094-C and 1095-C filings. While not ready for...

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    What Long-term Changes Should HR Anticipate After COVID-19?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 13, 2020 | 4 min read time

    COVID-19 changed everything. Employers and HR teams were tasked with managing a workforce during a pandemic, from social distancing and remote...

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    What is Hazard Pay, How Does it Work, and What’s HR’s Role?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 12, 2020 | 3 min read time

    For some employers, hazard pay is part of the job. Dangerous worksites, physically demanding tasks, and other duties require additional...

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    COVID-19: What’s the Latest on a New Relief Package, Executive Orders?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 11, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Congress continues to debate on the next wave of COVID-19 relief funding. Until an agreement is reached, millions of Americans and thousands of...

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    10 Questions to Ask Brokers Before Open Enrollment
    By Drew Gieseke on August 10, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Before open enrollment begins, employers may consider switching to a new broker to better manage their benefits portfolio. If so, HR professionals...

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    Is Telework a Reasonable Accommodation During COVID-19?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 10, 2020 | 3 min read time

    More and more teams are returning to the workplace. Yet with COVID-19 still spreading across the country, employees may request telework as a...

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    Are Employers Responsible for Withholding Employee Income Taxes?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 7, 2020 | 3 min read time

    HR compliance is an ongoing process that requires time and keen attention to detail. Whether onboarding new hires or reviewing your organization’s...

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