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    Topic: Pto

    Is Cashing Out PTO Right for Your Organization?
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | September 16, 2022

    The roller coaster of the past few years has been challenging, and burnout rates are higher than ever as workplace stress often isn’t managed...

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    Template: How To Build an Accrual PTO Policy
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | July 15, 2022

    One primary consideration all organizations must think about is how they wish to structure their PTO policy. While there are several different...

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    How to Do Unlimited PTO Right
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | April 6, 2022

    Unlimited PTO has become an increasingly popular benefit offered by employers to stand out in a competitive hiring market. There are many job...

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    Template: How to Communicate PTO Policy Updates
    Picture of Bretton Chatham Bretton Chatham | December 29, 2021

    Employers who care about retention should care about their PTO policy, too. Similarly, HR pros should regularly conduct a PTO audit to stay compliant...

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    Are Employers Required to Give Time Off for Religious Holidays?
    Picture of Bretton Chatham Bretton Chatham | November 19, 2021

    Are organizations legally required to provide paid time off for religious holidays? In some cases, it may be a moot point since some popular...

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    Should Employers Use an Accrual Bank or Lump Sum PTO Strategy?
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | October 29, 2021

    It can be difficult to determine which paid time off (PTO) method might work best for your organization. Understanding which policy is right for you...

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    Manage PTO Staffing Strains With These Tips
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | October 7, 2021

    According to BerniePortal’s First Class PTO report, many small and mid-sized employers experience staffing strain at the end of the year as many...

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    How Unused Vacation Days Affect The Bottom Line
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | September 13, 2021

    While prior to the pandemic, only about half of all vacation days were used, employees now risk losing billions of dollars worth of unused vacation...

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    How to Write a Bereavement Leave Policy
    Picture of Bretton Chatham Bretton Chatham | September 2, 2021

    It’s a conversation no one wants to have, but like death itself, discussing bereavement leave can only be avoided so long. In fact, the...

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    IRS Expands ARPA Paid-Leave Tax Credit to Incentivize More Vaccination
    Picture of Bretton Chatham Bretton Chatham | August 26, 2021

    As Delta variant cases continue to rise, many employers are already considering policies to encourage COVID vaccination among their employees....

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