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    Topic: Compliance

    DOL Proposes Rule that Eases Definitions for Independent Contractors
    By Drew Gieseke on September 23, 2020 | 2 min read time

    A recently proposed rule issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) implements an “economic reality” test that helps determine the independent...

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    IRS Issues New SECURE Act Guidance for 401(k) Withdrawals
    By Drew Gieseke on September 22, 2020 | 2 min read time

    The IRS announced new SECURE Act guidance in early September 2020 to expand retirement savings access and eligibility for part-time workers and...

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    Annual HR Compliance Notices for Employee Benefits 2021
    By Courtney Cox on September 21, 2020 | 4 min read time

    When it comes to your employee benefits communications, how confident are you in providing your employees (and their dependents) with all of the...

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    Best Practices: Employee Handbook Updates for 2021
    By Drew Gieseke on September 16, 2020 | 2 min read time

    As Q4 and the end of the year approaches, there’s no better time than now for HR to review and revise the company’s employee handbook. What tips...

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    IRS Releases New Drafts for 2020 Forms 1094-C and 1095-C
    By Drew Gieseke on August 13, 2020 | 2 min read time

    In mid-July, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced an early release draft of tax forms for 1094-C and 1095-C filings. While not ready for...

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    Is Telework a Reasonable Accommodation During COVID-19?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 10, 2020 | 3 min read time

    More and more teams are returning to the workplace. Yet with COVID-19 still spreading across the country, employees may request telework as a...

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    Are Employers Responsible for Withholding Employee Income Taxes?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 7, 2020 | 3 min read time

    HR compliance is an ongoing process that requires time and keen attention to detail. Whether onboarding new hires or reviewing your organization’s...

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    7 Things HR Teams Need to Know About Remote Work Compliance
    By Drew Gieseke on August 6, 2020 | 4 min read time

    With teams around the country now firmly settled into remote work operations, HR teams may find the organization is struggling to keep up with ...

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    10 Ways HR Teams Handle Compliance in the Workplace
    By Drew Gieseke on August 3, 2020 | 4 min read time

    Employers and employees expect more than ever from their HR leaders. From hire to retire, human resources teams are responsible for keeping...

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    Do I have to offer termination severance pay?
    By Courtney Cox on April 21, 2020 | 4 min read time

    Severance Pay and Unemployment Severance pay is the amount of money or benefits given to an employee as that employee leaves an employer either...

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