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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.
    Why Employers Shouldn’t Ask Employees if they Got a COVID-19 Vaccine
    By Drew Gieseke on May 26, 2021 | 5 min read time

    Coronavirus compliance is complex. As more and more employers contemplate returning to the office, HR teams might struggle with a particularly...

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    Paid Time Off Employer FAQs: What to Know About PTO Policies
    By Drew Gieseke on May 26, 2021 | 8 min read time

    A strong paid time off (PTO) policy helps retain current talent and attract prospective candidates. Not to mention that employers also provide...

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    Employee Offboarding Best Practices for Small Employers
    By Drew Gieseke on May 25, 2021 | 6 min read time

    Offboarding departing employees is a stressful endeavor. From compliance forms and work handoffs to everything else that needs to be handled, the...

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    IRS Issues Involuntary Termination Clarifications for COBRA Subsidy
    By Drew Gieseke on May 24, 2021 | 8 min read time

    One of the many lifelines for workers in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) is a new COBRA subsidy that completely covers the cost of...

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    Five Ways HR Can Improve Hiring Practices to Recruit Great Employees
    By Drew Gieseke on May 20, 2021 | 5 min read time

    Organizations can communicate their values, mission, and company culture to new hire candidates through slick web design and well-crafted “About...

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    What is Employee Attrition and How Does it Impact Staffing?
    By Drew Gieseke on May 19, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Employee attrition may be tied to staff turnover, but the two are quite different in how they work, how they’re measured, and what they say about...

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    New 2022 HSA and HDHP Limits for Contributions, Out-of-Pocket Expenses
    By Drew Gieseke on May 11, 2021 | 3 min read time

    The IRS recently issued new 2022 contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSA), which represent the total amount of tax-advantaged dollars...

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    Template: HR Reminder for Team to Update HSA Contributions for 2022
    By Drew Gieseke on May 11, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Each year, the IRS announces new maximum contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSA). Use this HR communication template to prepare your...

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    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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