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    Topic: Compliance

    President Biden Announces Federal Vaccine Mandate for Private Employers
    By Bretton Chatham on September 13, 2021 | 5 min read time

    As the US averages 145,000 new COVID cases and 1,600 deaths per day due to the contagious Delta variant, the federal government has recently taken...

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    ACA Affordability Threshold Lowered for 2022
    By Bretton Chatham on September 9, 2021 | 5 min read time

    The IRS recently announced that it will lower the affordability threshold requirement for employer-sponsored health plans in 2022. Depending on...

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    Upcoming Compliance Deadline: Medicare Notice of Creditable Coverage
    By Bretton Chatham on August 27, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Open enrollment is challenging enough for employers and HR. But to stay compliant, they must also keep in mind that many of their workers have...

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    OSHA Updates COVID Workplace Guidance in Response to Delta Spread
    By Bretton Chatham on August 20, 2021 | 4 min read time

    The highly contagious Delta variant has disrupted the plans of many employers. In response to this evolving COVID threat, the Occupational Safety...

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    What Should Employers Know About COVID Long-Haulers and the ADA?
    By Lauren Brown on August 10, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Some individuals are still experiencing post-COVID symptoms long after recovering from the virus, widely referred to as “long-haul COVID.” While...

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    Do Employers Have to Offer Health Insurance?
    By Lauren Brown on August 3, 2021 | 4 min read time

    It’s no secret that employer-sponsored health plans, including dental and vision insurance, remain the most popular employee benefit. In fact, 88%...

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    IRS Releases New Draft of 2021 Form 1095-C for Filing in 2022
    By Drew Gieseke on July 20, 2021 | 6 min read time

    In July 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued an early release draft of Form 1095-C—an important ACA reporting document. While not ready...

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    What is an E-Signature? HR Guide to Electronic Signature Technology
    By Drew Gieseke on July 18, 2021 | 3 min read time

    How do e-signatures work? With the advent of effective and efficient e-signature technology, HR now no longer needs to spend hours collecting and...

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    What is Military Leave?
    By Lauren Brown on June 22, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Military leave may not be common in every industry and region, but U.S. employers and HR teams still need to know their obligations to employees...

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    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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