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    HR Compliance Guide: Types of Employee Leave and How Each Works
    By Ellen Rex on February 10, 2021 | 9 min read time

      Organizations can offer many different types of employee leave to their employees, including both paid and unpaid. However, some types of...

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    What is the Difference Between Short-Term and Long-Term Disability?
    By Lauren Brown on February 9, 2021 | 3 min read time

    The term disability leave is often used as a blanket term for a few different types of leave, including medical, sick, short-term disability...

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    Can Employees Have Coverage Through Two Health Insurance Plans?
    By Lauren Brown on February 5, 2021 | 3 min read time

    There’s a variety of reasons that employees might have two health insurance plans depending on their marital status and age. Double coverage...

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    Remote Time Management Techniques During COVID-19
    By Lauren Brown on February 4, 2021 | 4 min read time

    With the lines between work and home still blurred, managing time for employees and HR alike has become a common challenge. Even with the...

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    What is Form I-9 and What Should Employers Know About it in 2021?
    By Drew Gieseke on February 2, 2021 | 6 min read time

    Between Form 1095-C requirements, offer letters, and other withholding forms, employers must adhere to a variety of compliance regulations...

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    Checklist for Remote Offboarding During COVID-19
    By Lauren Brown on February 2, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Normally, when an employee leaves an organization there’s an organized process that includes an exit interview, turning in parking passes and...

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    What is an FTE and How Do You Calculate Full-Time Equivalency?
    By Drew Gieseke on February 1, 2021 | 3 min read time

    One of the most common yet often perplexing compliance concerns HR teams encounter is calculating FTE, or full-time equivalency. From what it is...

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    What Reference Check Questions Should HR Ask?
    By Lauren Brown on January 29, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Reference checks are about more than just double-checking a candidate’s resume. By talking to someone’s former manager or associates, hiring...

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    OSHA Issues New COVID-19 Worker Protections After Executive Order
    By Drew Gieseke on January 28, 2021 | 3 min read time

    In response to one of many executive orders signed by President Biden, OSHA recently issued new COVID-19 workplace guidelines to keep employees...

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    What are QSEHRAs?
    By Lauren Brown on January 28, 2021 | 3 min read time

    For many small businesses, staying afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic has been hard enough. Employers have had to face the threat of their...

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