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    Topic: Covid 19

    How Can Employers Address Employee Burnout?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | November 13, 2020

    It’s no secret that 2020 has presented workforces with unique hurdles due to a global pandemic, both in their profession and personal lives....

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    How Should Employers Plan for Holiday Parties?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | October 9, 2020

    The end of the year usually means long-awaited holiday parties and celebrations at the office. However, with COVID-19 still surging across the...

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    Projections Indicate Modest Healthcare Cost Increase in 2021
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | October 8, 2020

    The past seven months have been rocky for employer-sponsored health insurance. Between COVID-19 completely upending budgets and many small businesses...

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    COVID-19: Small Businesses Face Tough Decisions on Healthcare Coverage
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | October 6, 2020

    The pandemic is still wreaking havoc on employers and workers. As open enrollment and 2021 near, many small businesses may be forced to take...

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    Have You Revisited Your Remote Work Policy?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | October 2, 2020

    Since mid-March, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced offices across the country to close and many teams continue to work from home months later. Since...

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    What Can HR Do About Holiday Travel During the Pandemic?
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | October 1, 2020

    The holiday season will likely look a little different for many families in 2020. Yet while the coronavirus pandemic is still impacting communities...

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    COVID-19: Lawsuits Against American Employers are Rising
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | September 29, 2020

    Coronavirus-related litigation continues to rise against American employers as offices and worksites reopen. The result? Workers may be at heightened...

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    Coronavirus Is Already Hurting 2021 Budgets. Here’s How.
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | September 10, 2020

    Several states and major cities have already announced anticipated budget gaps for 2021, namely as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Depending on...

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    COVID-19: Can Employers Require Employees to Get a Vaccine?
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | September 9, 2020

    As the end of the year nears, there’s more and more hope that a coronavirus vaccine may be available by early November. For offices looking to safely...

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    What Could a Coronavirus Vaccine in November Mean for Employers?
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | September 2, 2020

    The New York Times reported on Sept. 2, 2020, that the CDC issued a letter to states to prepare for a COVID-19 vaccine by early November 2020. What...

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