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    Topic: Time Attendance

    Midterm Elections: Time Off for Voting and Legal Compliance for HR Pros
    Picture of Aidan Farrish Aidan Farrish | November 2, 2022

    Midterm elections are almost here, and employees are questioning their rights and responsibilities regarding civic engagement. The November 8...

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    Comprehensive Compliance for HR Leaders
    Picture of Alexis Merrill Alexis Merrill | May 18, 2022

    Compliance is crucial to keep an organization going and growing, but there are many moving pieces to keep track of to remain audit-ready. Good HR...

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    Track Employee Hours Without the Administrative Work
    Picture of Alexis Merrill Alexis Merrill | May 5, 2022

    If you have hourly employees, you know how important it is to keep an accurate record of employee hours to maintain compliance and run payroll. On...

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    Gimme a Break!: Employee Leave Basics
    Picture of Bretton Chatham Bretton Chatham | February 9, 2022

    In most small to midsize businesses, HR is where the employer meets the employee on many fronts, including paid and unpaid leave policy. For the...

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    How HR Can Audit and Update an Existing PTO Policy—and Why it Matters
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | August 11, 2021

    PTO policies require regular review for companies to remain competitive, compliant, and financially solvent. Whether completely reworking your...

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    Juneteenth Established as Federal Holiday with Bill Signed by Biden
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | June 17, 2021

    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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    Overtime FAQ: Common OT Questions and Answers Employers Need to Know
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | June 3, 2021

    The ins and outs of overtime policies can get tricky. From federal government regulations and exempt vs. non-exempt status to everything in between,...

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    How the American Families Plan Could Change Paid Leave Requirements
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | May 6, 2021

    The Biden administration recently announced a new proposal that could reshape paid leave requirements for American employers. Dubbed the American...

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    Time & Attendance Software: How to Implement the Best System for Employees
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | February 21, 2021

    HR professionals know that implementing change in any capacity can be difficult. Transitioning to a time and attendance platform is no different....

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    DOL Issues Guidance for Continuing Education Compensation Requirements
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | November 23, 2020

    The United States Department of Labor (DOL) recently released clarifications regarding continuing education compensability requirements. What should...

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