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    Topic: Compliance

    Best Practices for Remote Compliance Communication in 2021
    By Lauren Brown on January 22, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Communicating important compliance information to your employees when working remotely is no easy task. To make sure your organization is...

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    New Labor and Employment Law Policy Updates for 2021
    By Drew Gieseke on January 14, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Between the pandemic, election season, and open enrollment, employers and HR teams had a lot on their hands in 2020. With this in mind, other...

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    What Employers Should Know about Workplace Coronavirus Vaccines
    By Lauren Brown on January 13, 2021 | 3 min read time

    As the COVID-19 vaccine slowly rolls out across the country—and we continue to see record-high counts of COVID-19 cases—employers must...

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    When are the Deadlines for ACA Reporting in 2021?
    By Lauren Brown on January 12, 2021 | 3 min read time

    The start of the year means more dates for HR teams and employers to remember, including ACA filing deadlines. From fielding questions from...

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    HR Calendar 2021: Key Compliance Dates and Holidays for New Year
    By Drew Gieseke on January 1, 2021 | 4 min read time

    From major holidays to key compliance requirements and ACA deadlines, find out everything you need to know about important HR dates for 2021.

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    How to File and Distribute Form 1095-C
    By Lauren Brown on December 30, 2020 | 4 min read time

    With the deadline to file and distribute 1095-Cs approaching, making sure that the right documents get to the right place is essential. The...

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    Differences Between Offer Letters vs. Employment Contracts
    By Drew Gieseke on November 10, 2020 | 3 min read time

    When recruiting new employees, HR professionals and hiring managers may find that they use the terms “offer letter” and “employment agreement”...

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    Study Reports More Challenges for Women in the Workplace in 2020
    By Lauren Brown on October 28, 2020 | 3 min read time

    McKinsey & Company and Lean In’s 2020 Women in the Workplace study, the sixth consecutive study of its kind, found that corporate America is at a...

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    IRS Announces Updates to 401(k) Contribution Limits for 2021
    By Drew Gieseke on October 26, 2020 | 2 min read time

    In October 2020, the IRS announced key updates to 401(k) contribution limits for 2021, including changes to catch-up contributions and employer...

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    Final 2020 1094-C, 1095-C ACA Reporting Forms Issued by IRS
    By Drew Gieseke on October 19, 2020 | 5 min read time

    The IRS recently released final versions of the 2020 Affordable Care Act (ACA) forms, which include 1094-C and 1095-C. What should employers know...

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