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    Election 2020: What Could Change for Employers with President Biden?
    By Drew Gieseke on December 1, 2020 | 6 min read time

    After four years, a new president will move into the White House beginning in January 2021. From healthcare and the economy to labor law, what...

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    Smaller Companies Need to Hire Faster to Find the Best Talent
    By Drew Gieseke on November 29, 2020 | 1 min read time

    Human resources personnel at small and mid-sized businesses often struggle to find and keep quality talent. Why do smaller employers fall behind,...

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    3 End-of-Year HSA and FSA Reminders for Employees
    By Lauren Brown on November 27, 2020 | 2 min read time

    With the end of the year quickly approaching, employees will need to keep FSA and HSA spending in mind. From use-it-or-lose-it deadlines to...

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    What is COBRA Insurance and When Do Employees Qualify for It?
    By Drew Gieseke on November 26, 2020 | 3 min read time

    While complex, COBRA is also common in workplaces around the country. What should employers know about this important policy and how should they...

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    Template: Submit FSA Information HR Communication
    By Drew Gieseke on November 26, 2020 | 3 min read time

    For employers that offer flexible savings accounts (FSAs) to employees, one key detail to keep in mind is that often FSA funds don’t roll over...

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    What is the Proposed Work-From-Home Tax?
    By Lauren Brown on November 25, 2020 | 1 min read time

    With employees forced to work from home in early March, there was no choice other than to quickly adapt to the new normal. Months later, as cases...

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    DOL Issues Guidance for Continuing Education Compensation Requirements
    By Drew Gieseke on November 23, 2020 | 4 min read time

    The United States Department of Labor (DOL) recently released clarifications regarding continuing education compensability requirements. What...

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    HR's Guide to Surviving Open Enrollment Season
    By Drew Gieseke on November 22, 2020 | 2 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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    Tips and Best Practices to Avoid Costly HR Mistakes in the Workplace
    By Courtney Cox on November 22, 2020 | 7 min read time

    Does it ever feel like you check an item off of your to-do list and then two more magically appear? As an HR professional for a small business,...

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    New 2021 Employer Mandate Penalties Announced by IRS
    By Drew Gieseke on November 21, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Each year, the IRS announces updates to the employer mandate penalties when organizations fail to offer coverage or fail to meet the minimum...

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