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    Topic: Compliance

    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 | 4 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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    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 HR 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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