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

    Review this timeline in order to facilitate a successful open enrollment and support your employees through the process.

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    5 Ways Benefits Administration Software Can Save Employers Time
    By Sarah Weinstein on September 30, 2020 | 2 min read time

    If you're still administering benefits on paper or in an antiqued system, have you considered how else you could be spending your time? Instead of...

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    COVID-19: Lawsuits Against American Employers are Rising
    By Drew Gieseke on September 29, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Coronavirus-related litigation continues to rise against American employers as offices and worksites reopen. The result? Workers may be at...

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    President Trump Signs Executive Order Focused on Healthcare Coverage
    By Drew Gieseke on September 25, 2020 | 2 min read time

    President Trump announced an executive order that addresses key questions employers and HR teams have about the future of healthcare in a possible...

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    Is PTO Carryover Required?
    By Lauren Brown on September 25, 2020 | 2 min read time

    As the end of the year approaches, it's important for employers to revisit their PTO policy and align expectations accordingly. With the COVID-19...

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    BerniePortal Announces New Passive, Automatic Open Enrollment Feature
    By Drew Gieseke on September 24, 2020 | 3 min read time

    BerniePortal announced on Sept. 24, 2020, the addition of passive open enrollment, a new feature that enhances open enrollment capabilities for...

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    HR Calendar 2021: Key Compliance Dates and Holidays for New Year
    By Drew Gieseke on September 24, 2020 | 4 min read time

    From major holidays to key compliance requirements and ACA deadlines, find out everything you need to know about important HR dates for 2021.

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    DOL Proposes Rule that Eases Definitions for Independent Contractors
    By Drew Gieseke on September 23, 2020 | 2 min read time

    A recently proposed rule issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) implements an “economic reality” test that helps determine the independent...

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    Do HSA Funds Expire?
    By Lauren Brown on September 23, 2020 | 2 min read time

    With the end of the year on the horizon, many employees will start to plan out the rest of their health savings account (HSA) funds and flexible...

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    IRS Issues New SECURE Act Guidance for 401(k) Withdrawals
    By Drew Gieseke on September 22, 2020 | 2 min read time

    The IRS announced new SECURE Act guidance in early September 2020 to expand retirement savings access and eligibility for part-time workers and...

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