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    Topic: Compliance

    DOL Guidelines for ERISA Audits Updated
    By Sara Loomis on September 27, 2022 | 4 min read time

    As an HR professional, you know how much care it takes to stay compliant with state and federal labor laws—especially because they continue to be...

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    Terminating an Employee? Document Everything.
    By Alexis Merrill on September 23, 2022 | 4 min read time

    Terminating an employee is never fun, regardless of how you handle the situation. Many factors ultimately go into the decision to let an employee go,...

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    White House Spotlights Independent Contractors in Labor Policy
    By Sara Loomis on September 6, 2022 | 4 min read time

    With inflation soaring and cost of living on the rise across the nation, the White House is taking steps to support parts of the labor market that...

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    IRS Deadlines to Prepare for in Q4 2022
    By Sara Loomis on August 30, 2022 | 3 min read time

    For many HR professionals, quarter four is the busiest time of year. From open enrollment for employee benefits to preparing for tax season—HR has a...

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    How to Stay WARN-Act Compliant When Conducting Layoffs
    By Sara Loomis on August 23, 2022 | 5 min read time

    With the possibility of recession looming, many companies are starting to lay off workers, especially in the tech industry. While there’s no cause to...

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    HHS Proposes New Anti-Discrimination Regulations
    By Will Miranne on August 12, 2022 | 4 min read time

    Recently, new regulations proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) would reinstate protections for individual healthcare access...

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    5 Must Have HR Policies for Your Employee Handbook
    By Alexis Merrill on August 11, 2022 | 7 min read time

    One responsibility that often falls on the shoulders of HR teams is ensuring your organization remains compliant. This can mean adhering to state,...

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    EEOC Requires Justification for Mandatory COVID-19 Testing
    By Alexis Merrill on July 22, 2022 | 4 min read time

    Even though numerous employers have returned to work following the pandemic, many have opted to maintain on-site COVID precautions to err on the...

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    Compliance Check: Do Employers Have to Allow Time for Prayer at Work?
    By Will Miranne on July 22, 2022 | 6 min read time

    The modern workplace is filled with employees from all different backgrounds and faiths. With such a diverse workforce, employers must understand...

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    July 1 Deadline for Health Plan Price Transparency Requirements
    By Bretton Chatham on June 27, 2022 | 4 min read time

    In August 2021, the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury jointly released guidance delaying several health plan price...

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