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    Topic: Compliance

    Study Reports More Challenges for Women in the Workplace in 2020
    By Lauren Brown on October 28, 2020 | 3 min read time

    McKinsey & Company and Lean In’s 2020 Women in the Workplace study, the sixth consecutive study of its kind, found that corporate America is at a...

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    Are Employers Required to Pay Out PTO When an Employee Leaves?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 27, 2020 | 2 min read time

    In the United States, 52% of workers do not fully utilize their allotted PTO days, which leaves many employers with a floating balance of unused...

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    IRS Announces Updates to 401(k) Contribution Limits for 2021
    By Drew Gieseke on October 26, 2020 | 2 min read time

    In October 2020, the IRS announced key updates to 401(k) contribution limits for 2021, including changes to catch-up contributions and employer...

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    Can Employers Have PTO Blackout Dates?
    By Lauren Brown on October 23, 2020 | 2 min read time

    With the end of the year quickly approaching, it’s important to send your team reminders about your PTO policy—especially if your policy includes...

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    Final 2020 1094-C, 1095-C ACA Reporting Forms Issued by IRS
    By Drew Gieseke on October 19, 2020 | 4 min read time

    The IRS recently released final versions of the 2020 Affordable Care Act (ACA) forms, which include 1094-C and 1095-C. What should employers know...

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    How HR and Small Businesses Can Improve Labor Law Compliance for 2021
    By Courtney Cox on October 16, 2020 | 5 min read time

    The Department of Labor (DOL) requires that employers post certain notices in their workplaces in order to ensure employees have access to...

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    Does Form I-9 Need to Be Filed Separately From Personnel Documents?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 14, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Employment compliance is a tricky but necessary component of any HR team's responsibilities. This includes new hire documentation such as Form...

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    7 Major HR Employment Law Changes in 2020
    By Lauren Brown on October 7, 2020 | 4 min read time

     A lot has happened in 2020 that directly impacted HR teams, and this year continues to be anything but predictable. The same goes for compliance...

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    Are Job Offer Letters Legally Required?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 7, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Do Employers Have to Send Offer Letters? When bringing on a new hire, a common practice is to make a verbal job offer and to follow that verbal...

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    IRS Announces 1095-B, 1095-C Deadline Extension for 2020 Furnishings
    By Drew Gieseke on October 6, 2020 | 2 min read time

    On Oct. 2, 2020, the IRS issued Notice 2020-76, which extended ACA reporting deadlines and requirements for Forms 1095-B and 1095-C. What does...

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