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How HR Can Take Advantage of Its Family-Building Benefits

Family-building benefits are among the most sought-after benefits being offered in 2021. In our new work-from-home climate, COVID has not deterred employees from pursuing family-building but rather has created more demand on employers for this robust benefit. More than ever, the responsibility is on employers to create an environment conducive to the sustainability of  work/life […]

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The Impact of Individual Learning Styles on L&D Outcomes

Everyone has his or her own most effective learning method, whether he or she knows it or not. Some people learn best by sitting through or watching a lecture. Others may learn best by reading a text or an instruction manual. Others may prefer to dive in and learn by doing.

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IRS Seeking Comments on Paperwork Burden of COBRA’s Notice Rules

Have you noticed how much notice issues regarding federal continuation coverage seem to be cropping up everywhere—such as in the news, the courts, and the administrative agencies? Well, the latest matter involves part of the regular evaluation of paperwork requirements conducted by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

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The Importance of Taking Good Notes

Effective note taking may seem like such a basic skill that it’s too elementary to include in a corporate training program or so fundamental that you’d assume all employees would have already learned it at some point. Unfortunately, that is often not the case.

FMLA

6 Good Reasons to Use New Model FMLA Forms

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued new forms you can use to meet the notice and certification requirements of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Here are six good reasons to use the new forms.

EEOC

EEOC Doesn’t Need Individual Charge to Launch Probe

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently published a new webpage reminding us of its authority under certain circumstances to launch a discrimination investigation even without receiving a charge from an employee or other private party.

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How to Put the Focus on Employees This Enrollment Season

For most of 2020, employers and employees alike have been focused on health, health care, and healthcare coverage. And while these topics will still be very much top of mind this enrollment season, employers have a unique opportunity to shift the focus to their employees themselves.