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    Projections Indicate Modest Healthcare Cost Increase in 2021
    By Drew Gieseke on October 8, 2020 | 2 min read time

    The past seven months have been rocky for employer-sponsored health insurance. Between COVID-19 completely upending budgets and many small...

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    7 Major HR Employment Law Changes in 2020
    By Lauren Brown on October 7, 2020 | 4 min read time

     A lot has happened in 2020 that directly impacted HR teams, and this year continues to be anything but predictable. The same goes for compliance...

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    Are Job Offer Letters Legally Required?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 7, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Do Employers Have to Send Offer Letters? When bringing on a new hire, a common practice is to make a verbal job offer and to follow that verbal...

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    IRS Announces 1095-B, 1095-C Deadline Extension for 2020 Furnishings
    By Drew Gieseke on October 6, 2020 | 2 min read time

    On Oct. 2, 2020, the IRS issued Notice 2020-76, which extended ACA reporting deadlines and requirements for Forms 1095-B and 1095-C. What does...

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    COVID-19: Small Businesses Face Tough Decisions on Healthcare Coverage
    By Drew Gieseke on October 6, 2020 | 4 min read time

    The pandemic is still wreaking havoc on employers and workers. As open enrollment and 2021 near, many small businesses may be forced to take...

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    Top 5 Most Attractive Employee Benefits
    By Drew Gieseke on October 5, 2020 | 4 min read time

    Workers Prefer Great Benefits Over the past decade, power within the job market has shifted dramatically from employers to candidates. This change...

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    Have You Revisited Your Remote Work Policy?
    By Lauren Brown on October 2, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Since mid-March, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced offices across the country to close and many teams continue to work from home months later....

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    5 Factors that Affect Employee Retention—and How to Improve Each
    By Drew Gieseke on October 2, 2020 | 4 min read time

    Decreasing Retention Rates As Millennials rise the ranks in the workforce, employee behavior in the workplace has shifted—particularly when it...

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    What Can HR Do About Holiday Travel During the Pandemic?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 1, 2020 | 3 min read time

    The holiday season will likely look a little different for many families in 2020. Yet while the coronavirus pandemic is still impacting...

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    HR's Step-by-Step Timeline for Open Enrollment
    By Lauren Brown on September 30, 2020 | 2 min read time

    The open enrollment period for 2021 will last from Sunday, November 1 to Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Review this timeline in order to facilitate a...

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