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    Topic: Compliance

    Fair Labor Standards Act: What Employers Need to Know
    By Will Miranne on May 9, 2022 | 11 min read time

    In 1938, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) first appeared in President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal. The legislation was a landmark law for the...

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    How to Write an Independent Contractor Policy
    By Bretton Chatham on May 3, 2022 | 7 min read time

    As organizations are navigating the retention tension of the Great Resignation, many are looking for more creative staffing solutions than simply ...

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    New Publication Continues DOL's Effort to End Employer Retaliation
    By Will Miranne on April 18, 2022 | 5 min read time

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has continued its efforts to reduce employer retaliation by releasing new documentation outlining protections and...

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    DOL Partners with DOJ to Target Anticompetitive Practices
    By Bretton Chatham on April 8, 2022 | 5 min read time

    In March, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a partnership with the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to “protect workers...

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    How to Fill Out Form W-4 in 2022
    By Bretton Chatham on March 23, 2022 | 9 min read time

    Form W-4 is crucial to employee tax reporting and employer withholding. Even though there have been no meaningful updates since 2020, many employees...

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    HR Employee Record Retention Guidelines in 2022
    By Will Miranne on March 17, 2022 | 6 min read time

    Employers are required to keep employee records and documentation for a certain amount of time. How long they must be kept is dependent on the...

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    DOL Announces Changes to FMLA Audit Practices
    By Will Miranne on March 15, 2022 | 5 min read time

    The DOL has recently announced that they will be changing the current FMLA auditing structure. This new format will include more frequent and...

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    Section 125 Cafeteria Plans: What Employers Need to Know
    By Bretton Chatham on March 11, 2022 | 10 min read time

    Whether you knew it or not, your organization likely has a Section 125 cafeteria plan. Even though cafeteria plans are quite common, ERISA compliance...

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    Exempt or Not: Do You Have to Classify Some Employees as Hourly?
    By Bretton Chatham on March 8, 2022 | 8 min read time

    Along with classifying employees as part-time or full-time, employers are also required by federal law to correctly distinguish between exempt and...

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    What HR Needs to Know About Personality and Skills Tests in Hiring
    By Bretton Chatham on March 3, 2022 | 11 min read time

    In 2000, Jeff Bezos famously shared Amazon’s approach to executive recruiting, which included SAT scores and obscure Socratic-style questions like...

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