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    Topic: Compliance

    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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    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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