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    Do Your Employees Know What to Do When They Have Qualifying Life Events?
    By Lauren Brown on June 30, 2021 | 2 min read time

    When an employee experiences a life event such as the birth or adoption of a baby or a marriage, chances are they’re not immediately thinking...

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    EAP Mental Health: How To Implement an Employee Assistance Program
    By Travis Frady on June 28, 2021 | 4 min read time

      Implementing an employee assistance program is one way employers can help provide wellness and mental health support to employees,...

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    Which Certifications Help HR Professionals and Their Careers?
    By Lauren Brown on June 28, 2021 | 4 min read time

    According to a study from Payscale, 34.2 percent of all HR professionals had at least one HR credential in 2018. With all of the changes in...

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    Overtime Threshold: DOL May Make Changes to Wage Level Soon
    By Drew Gieseke on June 25, 2021 | 3 min read time

    In recent comments to the House Education and Labor Committee, Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh said that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is...

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    Do Employers Need to Disclose Pay Information on Job Posts?
    By Lauren Brown on June 25, 2021 | 6 min read time

    In an effort to combat the gender pay gap and solve other pay disparity issues, Colorado signed the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act into law, which...

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    Should Benefit Packages Include Pet Insurance?
    By Lauren Brown on June 22, 2021 | 3 min read time

      After the COVID-19 pandemic forced most teams to work remotely and spend more time at home, many employees took the opportunity to add pets to...

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    What is Military Leave?
    By Lauren Brown on June 22, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Military leave may not be common in every industry and region, but U.S. employers and HR teams still need to know their obligations to employees...

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    Juneteenth Established as Federal Holiday with Bill Signed by Biden
    By Drew Gieseke on June 17, 2021 | 2 min read time

    On Thursday, June 17, President Biden signed a bill establishing June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day. The new federal holiday, which...

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    IRS Releases New Tool for Non-Filers to Claim Advance CTC Payments
    By Drew Gieseke on June 16, 2021 | 4 min read time

    In spring 2021, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), which introduced a flurry of changes to U.S. laws and regulations....

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    7 Ways to Improve Your Talent Management Strategies
    By Dean Mathews on June 16, 2021 | 4 min read time

    A lot has changed in the HR industry over the past few years. From being simply the department in charge of keeping records, ensuring compliance,...

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