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    Topic: Compliance

    Offer letter vs. employment contract: what's the difference?
    By Courtney Cox on April 21, 2020 | 1 min read time

    When bringing on a new hire, there are two documents that are sometimes confused: offer letters and employment agreements. What are the...

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    2020 HR Compliance Deadlines: 8 Key Dates for HR
    By Sarah Weinstein on February 25, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Full list of HR 2020 Deadlines As 2020 begins, most HR departments are focusing on getting — and staying — organized, and keeping up with the many...

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    What is a FTE?
    By Whitney Hathcock on February 18, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Human resource professionals love a good acronym. HRIS, ATS, EE, PTO...the list goes on and on! But sometimes, to truly understand the term, you...

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    Overtime Pay: Exempt vs. Non-Exempt
    By Ellen Rex on February 13, 2020 | 8 min read time

    *This blog is adapted from the second episode of HR Party of One, Overtime Pay: Exempt Vs. Non-Exempt, which you can view below.The...

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    HR's Guide to 1095-C Forms
    By Ellen Rex on February 11, 2020 | 9 min read time

    *This blog is adapted from the second episode of HR Party of One, HR's Guide to 1095-C Forms, which you can view below.Today we’re talking...

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    Common Questions Your Employees Have on 1095-Cs
    By Whitney Hathcock on January 14, 2020 | 2 min read time

    1094/1095-Cs can be confusing for even the most seasoned HR pros, so imagine how difficult they are to navigate for your employees. Don't leave...

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    HR Audits: What Are They and Why Should I Conduct Them?
    By Courtney Cox on December 11, 2019 | 6 min read time

    Compliance is a fundamental aspect of HR’s day-to-day. The consequences of not having proper records or being on top of employment laws are...

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    Updated: IRS releases Forms 1094-C and 1095-C for 2019: Here's what you need to know
    By Whitney Hathcock on December 3, 2019 | 3 min read time

    As long as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is in place, it carries stiff compliance requirements and the potential for financial penalties....

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    Which federal labor laws apply to small businesses?
    By Courtney Cox on November 21, 2019 | 5 min read time

    Federal labor laws by number of employees Many federal labor laws are defined by the number of employees an employer has on staff. This means that...

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    Exempt vs non-exempt: what's the difference between exempt & non-exempt?
    By Courtney Cox on November 19, 2019 | 4 min read time

      FLSA overtime laws FLSA overtime laws in the United States require employers to pay non-exempt employees at least 1.5 times regular wages for...

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