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    Topic: Compliance

    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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    Defined: ADA Compliance and How it Relates to COVID-19
    By Lauren Brown on March 31, 2021 | 3 min read time

    With vaccinations becoming more available across the United States in the coming weeks, workplaces might be gearing up to return to the...

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    What’s the Difference Between an Employee Handbook & a Culture Guide?
    By Lauren Brown on March 25, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Many organizations use employee handbooks as a catch-all for communicating policies such as time off and dress code expectations, as well as...

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    Defined: Voluntary Turnover vs. Involuntary Turnover
    By Lauren Brown on March 23, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Turnover is a staffing calculation used to determine the rate at which employees leave an organization within a specified amount of time....

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    Stimulus Bill: Expanded Unemployment Benefits Explained
    By Lauren Brown on March 19, 2021 | 4 min read time

    On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), which is designed to assist Americans and...

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    What is an HR Audit and How Should Employers Conduct Them?
    By Lauren Brown on March 18, 2021 | 5 min read time

      HR audits are not only a useful tool in determining strengths and weaknesses in a department, but they also help make sure the organization is...

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    OSHA Regulations: New Program Outlines COVID-19 Workplace Guidelines
    By Lauren Brown on March 17, 2021 | 3 min read time

    On March 12, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released details of a new national emphasis program that will...

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    Labor Law Compliance for HR and Small Organizations in 2021
    By Lauren Brown on March 16, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Maintaining compliance is one of the most important ongoing tasks that HR teams face, especially during a time when many workforces are still...

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