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All Employee Medical Information Isn’t Protected by HIPAA

HR Bartender

Meanwhile, I received the Foley & Lardner LLP newsletter and it included an article from our friend Mark Neuberger on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Mark, give us a brief description of HIPAA. In general, HIPAA protects individuals from the unauthorized use or disclosure of any PHI.

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The Essential Features of Benefits Administration Software

Netchex HR Blog

Thankfully, benefits administration software streamlines many of the actual tasks of benefits administration. LEARN: What is Benefits Administration and How Can HR Technology Make it Easier? LEARN: What is Benefits Administration and How Can HR Technology Make it Easier? Easy-to-use and customizable.


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“Establish a security program”, With Jason Remillard and Stuart Lerner

Thrive Global

Train users on to how to identify phishing emails and what to do and not to do after receiving a phishing email. He focuses on cybersecurity strategy, business process analysis and redesign, systems implementation management, creating operational efficiencies and IT assessments. Perform regular phishing tests of your staff.

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HR acronyms and abbreviations you need to know


AAP: Affirmative Action Plan. ADEA: Age Discrimination in Employment Act. ATD: Association for Talent Development (formerly ASTD: American Society for Training and Development). ATS: Applicant Tracking System. BCP: Business Continuity Plan. CTO: Compensatory Time Off. DBPP: Defined Benefit Pension Plan.

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5 Steps to Conducting a Background Check for Employment


A background check for employment is a screening tool that employers use to identify if a candidate’s past history is accurate. If you’re looking to fill an open role at your small business, finding candidates can be easy. But are they the right candidate? That’s a little trickier. What is a background check for employment?

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9 Benefits of Employee Development

Linkedin Talent Blog

The good news is that most employees are willing — even eager — to learn and grow professionally. Investing in learning programs can help your organization and team members enjoy the many benefits of employee development. But employees who have a clear plan for their professional development are 3.5x

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HR Compliance: What is HR’s Role in Ensuring Compliance

Netchex HR Blog

Learn more about HR compliance and discover the important role HR plays in overall compliance for your organization. Additionally, training must also be in place to guarantee employees understand, acknowledge, and comply with measures put in place. The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has requirements for unpaid time off.