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    Topic: Covid 19

    How to Create a COVID-19 Safety Plan for your Workplace
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 31, 2020

    Employers and HR teams are tasked with keeping their teams safe, regardless of the circumstances. A pandemic is no different. As offices around the...

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    5 Ways HR Teams Can Help Parents with Remote Work
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 29, 2020

    COVID-19 continues to complicate. Safety concerns and losses in business aside, work-from-home families are struggling to teach and raise children...

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    COBRA Election Period Expanded to Help Unemployed During Coronavirus
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 27, 2020

    With more and more Americans facing unemployment, the federal government extended the time frame for individuals to elect COBRA coverage. Here’s what...

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    Eight Provisions Employers Might See in a New COVID-19 Relief Package
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 22, 2020

    With the U.S. in the middle of rising COVID-19 cases, Congress returned to Washington to work on passing another relief package for workers and...

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    COVID-19: Five CDC-Approved Testing Strategies for Workplaces
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 20, 2020

    Workplaces continue to reopen during coronavirus. Now, employers are tasked not only with resuming normal operations but also with keeping employees...

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    Letter Template: Rehire Laid-off Employees During COVID-19
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 17, 2020

    The devastating and lingering impact of the coronavirus indicates that a full reopening of the economy may be further away than most hope. But for...

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    COVID-19: How the CARES Act Changed HSA, FSA, and HRA Requirements
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 17, 2020

    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was passed on March 27, 2020, allocating $2 trillion in relief for American...

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    How to Remotely Verify Form I-9 During Coronavirus
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 9, 2020

    With remote work quickly becoming the norm across countless industries—and virtually no end in sight to the pandemic—find out what you need to know...

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    Can Employers Limit Employee Travel During Coronavirus?
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 8, 2020

    As offices continue to reopen during the historic coronavirus pandemic, employers are tasked with keeping their teams safe from community spread in...

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    Congress Passes Five-Week Extension for Paycheck Protection Program
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 6, 2020

    As reported by The New York Times, Congress recently passed an extension for small businesses and organizations to apply for Paycheck Protection...

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