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    Topic: Pto

    Template: How to Communicate PTO Policy Updates
    By Bretton Chatham on December 29, 2021 | 8 min read time

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

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    Are Employers Required to Give Time Off for Religious Holidays?
    By Bretton Chatham on November 19, 2021 | 7 min read time

    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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    Manage PTO Staffing Strains With These Tips
    By Will Miranne on October 7, 2021 | 7 min read time

    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
    By Will Miranne on September 13, 2021 | 6 min read time

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

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    How to Write a Bereavement Leave Policy
    By Bretton Chatham on September 2, 2021 | 7 min read time

    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
    By Bretton Chatham on August 26, 2021 | 4 min read time

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

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    Paid Time Off Employer FAQs: What to Know About PTO Policies
    By Drew Gieseke on May 26, 2021 | 10 min read time

    A strong paid time off (PTO) policy helps retain current talent and attract prospective candidates. Not to mention that employers also provide...

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    4 Reasons Employers Should Encourage PTO this Summer
    By Lauren Brown on May 25, 2021 | 5 min read time

    With the summer months quickly approaching, employers should encourage their teams to use their paid time off (PTO). Telling employees to take...

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    How Your PTO Policy Impacts Retention
    By Lauren Brown on April 27, 2021 | 5 min read time

    While some degree of turnover is expected in most organizations, experts are predicting a wave of widespread turnover after vaccine efforts help...

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