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    Topic: Compliance

    Defined: What is Severance Pay and Are Employers Required to Offer it?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 14, 2020 | 3 min read time

    There's more to an employee leaving an organization than simply saying goodbye. Between offboarding protocols and other compliance details,...

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    Does Form I-9 Need to Be Filed Separately From Personnel Documents?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 14, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Employment compliance is a tricky but necessary component of any HR team's responsibilities. This includes new hire documentation such as Form I-9...

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    7 Major HR Employment Law Changes in 2020
    By Lauren Brown on October 7, 2020 | 4 min read time

     A lot has happened in 2020 that directly impacted HR teams, and this year continues to be anything but predictable. The same goes for compliance...

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    Are Job Offer Letters Legally Required?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 7, 2020 | 3 min read time

    When bringing on a new hire, it's common to extend a verbal job offer and, once accepted, send a written offer letter to confirm the details of...

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    IRS Announces 1095-B, 1095-C Deadline Extension for 2020 Furnishings
    By Drew Gieseke on October 6, 2020 | 2 min read time

    On Oct. 2, 2020, the IRS issued Notice 2020-76, which extended ACA reporting deadlines and requirements for Forms 1095-B and 1095-C. What does...

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    IRS Issues New SECURE Act Guidance for 401(k) Withdrawals
    By Drew Gieseke on September 22, 2020 | 2 min read time

    The IRS announced new SECURE Act guidance in early September 2020 to expand retirement savings access and eligibility for part-time workers and...

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    Best Practices: Employee Handbook Updates for 2021
    By Drew Gieseke on September 16, 2020 | 3 min read time

    As Q4 and the end of the year approaches, there’s no better time than now for HR to review and revise the company’s employee handbook. What tips...

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    Is Telework a Reasonable Accommodation During COVID-19?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 10, 2020 | 3 min read time

    More and more teams are returning to the workplace. Yet with COVID-19 still spreading across the country, employees may request telework as a...

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    Are Employers Responsible for Withholding Employee Income Taxes?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 7, 2020 | 3 min read time

    HR compliance is an ongoing process that requires time and keen attention to detail. Whether onboarding new hires or reviewing your organization’s...

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    7 Things HR Teams Need to Know About Remote Work Compliance
    By Drew Gieseke on August 6, 2020 | 4 min read time

    With teams around the country now firmly settled into remote work operations, HR teams may find the organization is struggling to keep up with ...

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