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    Topic: Compliance

    What are the Pros and Cons of the Hybrid Work Model?
    By Lauren Brown on June 15, 2021 | 4 min read time

    After the COVID-19 pandemic forced many organizations to shift their operations online and employees worked remotely, many are grappling with the...

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    What is the OSHA 300 Log?
    By Lauren Brown on June 14, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Workplace illnesses and injuries are probably the last things employers want to think about, but it’s necessary for them to be prepared in the...

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    What is the EEO-1 Form and How Do I Fill It Out?
    By Lauren Brown on June 7, 2021 | 5 min read time

    Employers can now file their EEO-1 forms for years 2019 and 2020 after the reporting for 2019 was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out...

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    What Should Employers Know About Marijuana Legalization?
    By Lauren Brown on June 3, 2021 | 5 min read time

    As more states move toward marijuana legalization, employers will have to be prepared with workplace policies in place and keep up with federal...

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    Overtime FAQ: Common OT Questions and Answers Employers Need to Know
    By Drew Gieseke on June 3, 2021 | 6 min read time

    The ins and outs of overtime policies can get tricky. From federal government regulations and exempt vs. non-exempt status to everything in...

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    EEOC Provides Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives
    By Lauren Brown on June 2, 2021 | 3 min read time

    The Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) released updated information called technical assistance that clarifies whether or not...

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    Upcoming Long Weekend: Is Time Off for Memorial Day Legally Required?
    By Lauren Brown on May 19, 2021 | 3 min read time

    With Memorial Day almost here, make sure your workforce is prepared for the upcoming long weekend. Does your organization offer time off for...

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    Department of Labor Withdraws Independent Contractor vs. Employee Rule
    By Drew Gieseke on May 7, 2021 | 4 min read time

    During the final days of the Trump administration, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a ruling that was designed to implement an “economic...

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    How to Maintain Compliance with Background Checks
    By Lauren Brown on April 2, 2021 | 1 min read time

    Background checks can be helpful for organizations to avoid potentially hazardous situations for their employees and protect themselves from...

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    Can Employers Require Employees to Provide Proof of COVID-19 Vaccinations?
    By Lauren Brown on March 31, 2021 | 5 min read time

    According to the CDC’s COVID-19 Data Tracker, nearly 146 million coronavirus vaccine doses have been administered in the United States as of...

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