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    Topic: Compliance

    HR's Guide to Form 1095-C Compliance and Best Practices
    By Drew Gieseke on March 14, 2021 | 8 min read time

    Form 1095-C compliance isn't always easy, but it definitely doesn't have to be difficult. From what it is and how reporting works to updates...

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    What is the PRO Act and What Should Employers Know About It?
    By Lauren Brown on March 12, 2021 | 3 min read time

    The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the most sweeping labor reform bill since 1935. Known as the PRO Act, this legislation...

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    HR Employee Record Retention Guidelines in 2021
    By Lauren Brown on March 11, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Though HR teams and employers are used to filling out and storing employee documents, it can easily get overwhelming to keep track of employee...

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    Defined: What is Workers' Compensation?
    By Lauren Brown on March 10, 2021 | 2 min read time

    Workers’ compensation is a critical way for employers to protect their employees and their organization. Even though workers’ comp is nothing...

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    What Are Required Annual Notices for Employee Benefits in 2021?
    By Drew Gieseke on March 6, 2021 | 6 min read time

    Among the countless responsibilities HR professionals oversee on a daily basis, compliance remains one of the most vital for the continued...

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    Compliance Check: Do Employers Have to Allow Time for Prayer at Work?
    By Drew Gieseke on February 24, 2021 | 3 min read time

    The world continues to become increasingly interconnected. As a result, religious inclusion in the workplace is more critical than ever for...

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    Exempt vs. Non-Exempt: Do I Have to Classify Some Employees as Hourly?
    By Lauren Brown on February 22, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Besides part-time and full-time, perhaps one of the most important classifications of employees is distinguishing between exempt and non-exempt....

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    Form I-9 FAQ: How to Fill Out Form I-9 Step-by-Step Guide
    By Drew Gieseke on February 2, 2021 | 6 min read time

    Between Form 1095-C requirements, offer letters, and other withholding forms, employers must adhere to a variety of compliance regulations...

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    What is an FTE and How Do You Calculate Full-Time Equivalency?
    By Drew Gieseke on February 1, 2021 | 3 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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    COVID-19 Vaccine Access Could Get Boost with New Executive Orders
    By Drew Gieseke on January 22, 2021 | 4 min read time

    The fight against coronavirus will almost certainly look different in the coming days and weeks. During his first full day in office,...

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