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    Topic: Pto

    How Unused Vacation Days Affect The Bottom Line
    By Will Miranne on September 13, 2021 | 5 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 | 3 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 | 9 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 | 4 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 | 4 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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    Template: Updated PTO Policy Employee Communication
    By Drew Gieseke on September 3, 2020 | 3 min read time

    A PTO audit is an essential part of ongoing HR compliance. Clearly communicating updates to time-off policies is an important part of that...

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    Avoid holiday staffing strain with these PTO policy tips
    By Emily Kubis on October 15, 2019 | 3 min read time

    Managing Staff Holidays and Employee Time Off Requests According to BerniePortal’s First Class PTO report, many small and mid-sized employers...

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