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    Topic: Covid 19

    COVID-19: Questions You Can and Can’t Ask Your Employees
    By Drew Gieseke on June 19, 2020 | 3 min read time

    While the global pandemic has completely upended the economic landscape in the U.S., local employers are finding it increasingly difficult to toe...

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    Reminder: July Set as New 2020 Federal Tax Return Deadline
    By Drew Gieseke on June 17, 2020 | 2 min read time

    With many companies and organizations scrambling to keep their operations afloat during the pandemic, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) postponed...

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    Can You Limit Liability by Requiring Workers to Sign COVID-19 Waivers?
    By Drew Gieseke on June 16, 2020 | 2 min read time

    With many employers considering reopening their places of business during the pandemic, employees and customers alike may be at greater risk for...

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    Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Changes Are Here
    By Drew Gieseke on June 8, 2020 | 3 min read time

    As the coronavirus continues to impact the U.S. economy, Federal lawmakers have passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA) to...

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    U.S. Gains 2.5 Million Jobs in May—What’s Next?
    By Drew Gieseke on June 5, 2020 | 2 min read time

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced a surprising number on June 5, 2020: the labor market had added 2.5 million jobs during the month of May....

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    How to Offer Open Enrollment While Working From Home
    By Drew Gieseke on June 4, 2020 | 3 min read time

    It’s never too early to begin thinking about open enrollment. After all, aside from payroll, benefits packages tend to account for the majority of...

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    COVID-19: Liability Immunity for Businesses May Be Coming Soon
    By Drew Gieseke on June 2, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Could your industry be granted liability immunity for coronavirus-related litigation? While Congress continues to debate over another round of...

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    COVID-19: CDC Guidelines and Best Practices for Reopening Workplaces
    By Drew Gieseke on May 27, 2020 | 4 min read time

    In May 2020, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidelines for employers to use when reopening offices and worksites...

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    COVID-19: Tips for Tracking Remote Work Employee Engagement
    By Drew Gieseke on May 26, 2020 | 3 min read time

    For employers, the coronavirus pandemic presents a number of challenges large and small—including remote work implementation. In fact, it’s safe...

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