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    Topic: Compliance

    What Should Employers Know About Marijuana Legalization?
    By Lauren Brown on June 3, 2021 | 5 min read time

    As more states move toward marijuana legalization, employers will have to be prepared with workplace policies in place and keep up with federal...

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    Overtime FAQ: Common OT Questions and Answers Employers Need to Know
    By Drew Gieseke on June 3, 2021 | 6 min read time

    The ins and outs of overtime policies can get tricky. From federal government regulations and exempt vs. non-exempt status to everything in...

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    EEOC Provides Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives
    By Lauren Brown on June 2, 2021 | 3 min read time

    The Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) released updated information called technical assistance that clarifies whether or not...

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    Is Time Off for Federal Holidays Legally Required in 2021?
    By Lauren Brown on May 19, 2021 | 4 min read time

    With federal holidays scattered throughout the year, HR teams need to make sure their workforces are prepared for every long weekend. Does...

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    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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