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    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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    How to Audit and Update Your Existing PTO Policy
    By Drew Gieseke on August 17, 2020 | 4 min read time

    PTO policies require regular review for companies to remain competitive, compliant, and financially solvent. Whether completely reworking your...

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    IRS Releases New Drafts for 2020 Forms 1094-C and 1095-C
    By Drew Gieseke on August 13, 2020 | 2 min read time

    In mid-July, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced an early release draft of tax forms for 1094-C and 1095-C filings. While not ready for...

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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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    What is Hazard Pay, How Does it Work, and What’s HR’s Role?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 12, 2020 | 3 min read time

    For some employers, hazard pay is part of the job. Dangerous worksites, physically demanding tasks, and other duties require additional...

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    10 Questions to Ask Brokers Before Open Enrollment
    By Drew Gieseke on August 10, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Before open enrollment begins, employers may consider switching to a new broker to better manage their benefits portfolio. If so, HR professionals...

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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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    Are Employers Responsible for Withholding Employee Income Taxes?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 7, 2020 | 3 min read time

    HR compliance is an ongoing process that requires time and keen attention to detail. Whether onboarding new hires or reviewing your organization’s...

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    What is Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI)?
    By Drew Gieseke on August 7, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Modern HR departments are in a position to make significant, lasting changes in the organizations they represent. This includes purchasing...

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    7 Things HR Teams Need to Know About Remote Work Compliance
    By Drew Gieseke on August 6, 2020 | 4 min read time

    With teams around the country now firmly settled into remote work operations, HR teams may find the organization is struggling to keep up with ...

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