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    Topic: Compliance

    Supreme Court Blocks OSHA’s Vaccine Mandate
    By Bretton Chatham on January 14, 2022 | 6 min read time

    Almost a week after hearing oral arguments, on January 13, the Supreme Court of the United States blocked the Occupational Safety and Health...

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    What is an ERISA Wrap Document, and Why Do You Need One?
    By Bretton Chatham on January 10, 2022 | 6 min read time

    ERISA covers more benefits plans than many employers realize, and it takes more than a plan booklet to comply with federal regulation.  How can...

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    The No Surprises Act Takes Effect: What to Know for 2022
    By Will Miranne on January 7, 2022 | 5 min read time

    With the No Surprises Act (NSA) now in place, there are new restrictions and regulations that must be followed by out-of-network health providers....

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    What is an FTE and How Do You Calculate Full-Time Equivalency?
    By Sarah Weinstein on December 27, 2021 | 6 min read time

    One of the most common yet often perplexing compliance concerns HR teams encounter is calculating FTE, or full-time equivalency. From what it is...

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    Court Lifts Stay, OSHA Vaccine Mandate Resumes
    By Bretton Chatham on December 21, 2021 | 6 min read time

    The Biden administration’s federal COVID vaccine mandate is in effect once again. While the new rule had been temporarily suspended since November...

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    When are the Deadlines for ACA Reporting in 2022?
    By Will Miranne on December 21, 2021 | 4 min read time

    The start of the year means more dates for HR teams and employers to remember, including ACA filing deadlines. There is a lot to keep track of in...

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    Department of Labor to Update Overtime Rule in 2022
    By Bretton Chatham on December 16, 2021 | 6 min read time

    In a regulatory agenda published on December 10, the Department of Labor announced its intention to review and update Fair Labor Standards Act...

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    Required Employee Notices 2022: What HR Needs to Know
    By Bretton Chatham on December 8, 2021 | 7 min read time

    In addition to day-to-day compliance concerns, HR must also adhere to strict legal requirements that protect employees and the organization, such...

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    7 HR Compliance Best Practices for 2022
    By Bretton Chatham on December 8, 2021 | 12 min read time

    To be successful, HR pros have to balance many responsibilities competing for their time, from benefits administration to recruitment and retention

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    5 Employment Law Changes to Anticipate in 2022
    By Bretton Chatham on November 30, 2021 | 9 min read time

    HR pros should always strive to be proactive. That includes an openness to change and a readiness to adapt. Of course, compliance dates and...

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