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    Child Tax Credit 2021: Qualifications, Phase-outs, and More Stimulus Updates
    By Drew Gieseke on March 23, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) in early March 2021, implementing dozens of changes to the U.S. economy. Among these...

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    Defined: Voluntary Turnover vs. Involuntary Turnover
    By Lauren Brown on March 23, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Turnover is a staffing calculation used to determine the rate at which employees leave an organization within a specified amount of time....

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    Stimulus Bill: Expanded Unemployment Benefits Explained
    By Lauren Brown on March 19, 2021 | 4 min read time

    On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), which is designed to assist Americans and...

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    What is an HR Audit and How Should Employers Conduct Them?
    By Lauren Brown on March 18, 2021 | 5 min read time

      HR audits are not only a useful tool in determining strengths and weaknesses in a department, but they also help make sure the organization is...

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    OSHA Regulations: New Program Outlines COVID-19 Workplace Guidelines
    By Lauren Brown on March 17, 2021 | 3 min read time

    On March 12, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released details of a new national emphasis program that will...

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    Labor Law Compliance for HR and Small Organizations in 2021
    By Lauren Brown on March 16, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Maintaining compliance is one of the most important ongoing tasks that HR teams face, especially during a time when many workforces are still...

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    What to Know About the Restaurant Revitalization Fund and How to Apply
    By Drew Gieseke on March 15, 2021 | 5 min read time

    The new COVID-19 stimulus bill includes a separate relief fund called the RESTAURANTS Act, which sets aside approximately $28 billion for a Small...

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    HR's Guide to Form 1095-C Compliance and Best Practices
    By Drew Gieseke on March 14, 2021 | 8 min read time

    Form 1095-C compliance isn't always easy, but it definitely doesn't have to be difficult. From what it is and how reporting works to updates...

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    New Relief Package Grants Free COBRA Coverage for Qualifying Employees
    By Drew Gieseke on March 12, 2021 | 7 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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    What is the PRO Act and What Should Employers Know About It?
    By Lauren Brown on March 12, 2021 | 3 min read time

    The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the most sweeping labor reform bill since 1935. Known as the PRO Act, this legislation...

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