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    Topic: Covid 19

    COVID-19: Are Mask Policies Legal, and Should They Be Mandatory?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 18, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Employers have faced countless legal questions since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis. Layoffs, remote work, employee travel, and more all became...

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    What Long-term Changes Should HR Anticipate After COVID-19?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 13, 2020 | 4 min read time

    COVID-19 changed everything. Employers and HR teams were tasked with managing a workforce during a pandemic, from social distancing and remote...

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    COVID-19: What’s the Latest on a New Relief Package, Executive Orders?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 11, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Congress continues to debate on the next wave of COVID-19 relief funding. Until an agreement is reached, millions of Americans and thousands of...

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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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    COVID-19: Do Symptom Screening Apps Help Keep Workplaces Safe?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 4, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Offices and worksites continue to steadily reopen during the coronavirus crisis, even as case numbers rise throughout most of the country. For...

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    How to Create a COVID-19 Safety Plan for your Workplace
    By Drew Gieseke on July 31, 2020 | 3 min read time

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

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    5 Ways HR Teams Can Help Parents with Remote Work
    By Drew Gieseke on July 29, 2020 | 3 min read time

    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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    COVID-19: New, Updated Guidelines for Employer Paid Leave Requirements
    By Drew Gieseke on July 27, 2020 | 4 min read time

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently released new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) return-to-work guidance for organizations...

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    COBRA Election Period Expanded to Help Unemployed During Coronavirus
    By Drew Gieseke on July 27, 2020 | 2 min read time

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

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    Eight Provisions Employers Might See in a New COVID-19 Relief Package
    By Drew Gieseke on July 22, 2020 | 3 min read time

    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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