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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.
    Template: How to Communicate New COVID-19 Screening App Policies
    By Drew Gieseke on August 24, 2020 | 3 min read time

    COVID-19 symptom screener apps and platforms provide an extra layer of defense for HR to keep employees safe. When incorporated into a...

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    Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments on Obamacare in November
    By Drew Gieseke on August 20, 2020 | 3 min read time

    On Aug. 19, 2020, CNN reported that the United States Supreme Court plans to hear oral arguments about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) a week after...

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    UPDATED: 7 Things to Know About FFCRA Coronavirus Notice Compliance
    By Drew Gieseke on August 19, 2020 | 3 min read time

    With its passage in spring 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) attempted to ease the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic....

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    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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