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    IRS Issues Q3 and Q4 Employee Retention Credit Guidance
    By Bretton Chatham on August 31, 2021 | 5 min read time

    The Employee Retention Credit is one provision of early COVID stimulus that has been extended and expanded as the pandemic has evolved. Recently,...

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    Upcoming Compliance Deadline: Medicare Notice of Creditable Coverage
    By Bretton Chatham on August 27, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Open enrollment is challenging enough for employers and HR. But to stay compliant, they must also keep in mind that many of their workers have...

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    HR's Guide to Surviving Open Enrollment Season
    By Sarah Weinstein on August 24, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Open enrollment is often difficult, time-consuming, and stressful. For many employers, benefits are the costliest expense outside of payroll. With...

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    10-Step Timeline for a Smooth Open Enrollment
    By Bretton Chatham on August 20, 2021 | 5 min read time

    Q4 can be overwhelming, especially if you’re rolling out open enrollment while wrapping up a fiscal year. But open enrollment doesn’t have to be...

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    OSHA Updates COVID Workplace Guidance in Response to Delta Spread
    By Bretton Chatham on August 20, 2021 | 4 min read time

    The highly contagious Delta variant has disrupted the plans of many employers. In response to this evolving COVID threat, the Occupational Safety...

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    Guided Onboarding for New Employers
    By Alexis Merrill on August 16, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Onboarding your organization onto BerniePortal? We recently released a new guided onboarding experience that will help you set up your...

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    5 Steps to Prepare for a Hybrid Open Enrollment 2022
    By Bretton Chatham on August 11, 2021 | 7 min read time

    Now is a great time to start planning for open enrollment season as Q4 quickly approaches. Whether you’re fully in-person, fully remote, or a...

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    How HR Can Audit and Update an Existing PTO Policy—and Why it Matters
    By Drew Gieseke on August 11, 2021 | 5 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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    New Organizational Culture Survey Tool
    By Alexis Merrill on August 10, 2021 | 3 min read time

    With return to work in full swing, studies are finding that it is more important than ever for companies to focus on creating a good company...

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    Do HSA Funds Expire?
    By Lauren Brown on August 9, 2021 | 4 min read time

    As employees look ahead to the coming months, many will start to plan out the rest of their health savings account (HSA) funds and flexible...

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