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    IRS Expands ARPA Paid-Leave Tax Credit to Incentivize More Vaccination
    By Bretton Chatham on August 26, 2021 | 4 min read time

    As Delta variant cases continue to rise, many employers are already considering policies to encourage COVID vaccination among their employees....

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    How Can Small Groups Overcome the Barriers to Self-Insurance?
    By Bretton Chatham on August 25, 2021 | 5 min read time

    Healthcare costs have been outpacing inflation for years, long before COVID exacerbated the situation. The pandemic has challenged the status quo...

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    HR's Guide to Surviving Open Enrollment Season
    By Sarah Weinstein on August 24, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Open enrollment is often difficult, time-consuming, and stressful. For many employers, benefits are the costliest expense outside of payroll. With...

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    10-Step Timeline for a Smooth Open Enrollment
    By Bretton Chatham on August 20, 2021 | 6 min read time

    Q4 can be overwhelming, especially if you’re rolling out open enrollment while wrapping up a fiscal year. But open enrollment doesn’t have to be...

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    OSHA Updates COVID Workplace Guidance in Response to Delta Spread
    By Bretton Chatham on August 20, 2021 | 5 min read time

    The highly contagious Delta variant has disrupted the plans of many employers. In response to this evolving COVID threat, the Occupational Safety...

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    What's the Difference Between Disability Leave and Disability Insurance?
    By Lauren Brown on August 17, 2021 | 3 min read time

      When it comes to disability leave and disability insurance, there’s a lot that employers need to know in order to best support their teams. Many...

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    Guided Onboarding for New Employers
    By Alexis Merrill on August 16, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Onboarding your organization onto BerniePortal? We recently released a new guided onboarding experience that will help you set up your...

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    How Can Employers Support Parents During Back-to-School Season?
    By Lauren Brown on August 16, 2021 | 5 min read time

      Back-to-school season usually means that parents are adjusting to new routines based on their childcare and family needs. This year is even more...

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    Unvaccinated Employees Could Face Insurance Surcharges
    By Lauren Brown on August 13, 2021 | 5 min read time

      Employees who do not receive the COVID-19 vaccine could face an increase in their health insurance costs, according to Forbes and the National...

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    How to Communicate Open Enrollment with an Email Template
    By Lauren Brown on August 12, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Effective communication has never been more crucial for a successful open enrollment, especially if your organization is still operating...

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