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    Topic: Covid 19

    What Compliance Forms Do Employees Need For Remote Work?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | July 7, 2021

    Compliance is one of the most important and complex topics that HR professionals face in their work. Navigating compliance requires immense time and...

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    Tips & Best Practices for Tracking Employee Engagement Remotely
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 3, 2021

    Original Version was Published on May 26, 2020. For employers, remote work implementation presents a number of challenges for large and small...

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    How to Write a COVID-19 Return to Work Letter Best Practices
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 1, 2021

    COVID-19 vaccines have arrived. As more and more municipalities welcome workers back to their respective offices—particularly with more recent ...

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    IRS Releases New Tool for Non-Filers to Claim Advance CTC Payments
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | June 16, 2021

    In spring 2021, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), which introduced a flurry of changes to U.S. laws and regulations....

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    How State-Sponsored Retirement Plans Could Help Your Employees Retire
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | June 8, 2021

    Many U.S. employees are on the verge of a retirement crisis. An alarming article published in BenefitsPRO reported that “[a] sizeable chunk of the...

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    How to Fill Out Form 7200 Tutorial for Advanced Employee Tax Credits
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | June 7, 2021

    Legislative responses to the COVID-19 pandemic introduced entirely new compliance requirements for small and mid-sized employers. And while many...

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    How to Establish Workplace Culture and Employee Bonding Post-Pandemic
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | June 7, 2021

     If your organization is returning to a physical workplace soon—or maybe has done so already—you’ve probably worked hard to prioritize and ensure the...

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    How Expiring Federal Unemployment Benefits Could Impact Employers
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | June 2, 2021

    As the COVID-19 pandemic winds down in the United States, more than two dozen states have elected to suspend or opt out of offering federal...

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    EEOC Provides Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | June 2, 2021

    The Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) released updated information called technical assistance that clarifies whether or not employers...

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    Best Practices for Hosting a Company Event in 2021
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | May 26, 2021

    With increasing availability of vaccinations and new guidance from the CDC, some workforces are returning to the office and company events are sure...

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