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    Do Retirement-Age Workers Need to Enroll in Medicare?
    By Lauren Brown on December 31, 2020 | 2 min read time

    According to the Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the percentage of retirement-age Americans in the labor force has...

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    New COVID-19 Stimulus Package Extends FFCRA Leave Tax Credit
    By Drew Gieseke on December 31, 2020 | 2 min read time

    With the passage of the new coronavirus stimulus, Congress also extended a key provision in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Find...

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    How to File and Distribute Form 1095-C
    By Lauren Brown on December 30, 2020 | 4 min read time

    With the deadline to file and distribute 1095-Cs approaching, making sure that the right documents get to the right place is essential. The...

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    BerniePortal’s Top HR Content of 2020
    By Lauren Brown on December 29, 2020 | 2 min read time

    While HR teams were planning for 2020 a year ago, no one could’ve predicted the year that we’ve had to face after COVID-19 turned workforces—and...

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    COVID-19: New Coronavirus Relief Package Signed Into Law
    By Drew Gieseke on December 28, 2020 | 4 min read time

    More pandemic relief is officially on the way. On Dec. 27, 2020, President Donald Trump signed a new, $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus package....

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    Email Templates for Responding to Job Applicants
    By Lauren Brown on December 24, 2020 | 4 min read time

    When recruiting top talent for your company’s open positions, sending timely emails with the right information keeps candidates engaged and...

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    Managing Performance in 2021 through 1-to-1 Meetings
    By Lauren Brown on December 22, 2020 | 2 min read time

    With workforces still operating remotely—and many companies staying remote throughout 2021—performance management will likely be a key area of...

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    COVID-19: Congress Passes New $900 Billion Economic Relief Package
    By Drew Gieseke on December 21, 2020 | 3 min read time

    After nearly a full year of start-and-stop negotiations, Congress passed a new economic stimulus bill to help provide relief to Americans hurt by...

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    EEOC Releases Guidance for COVID-19 Vaccinations
    By Lauren Brown on December 18, 2020 | 3 min read time

    With the first batches of the long-anticipated COVID-19 vaccine being distributed across the U.S., the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

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    Missed Open Enrollment: What Options Are Available to Employees?
    By Lauren Brown on December 17, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Open enrollment is so important that it’s hard to imagine that an employee would miss out on electing their benefits. However, with employees...

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