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Agents and brokers who can educate their customers on the ins and outs of regulations and help them develop compliance programs and procedures will have an edge in an increasingly complex human resources and employee benefits business. The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act is one of the newest regulations that plague employers. The Family and Medical Leave Act requires employers to provide 12 weeks of unpaid leave for the birth and care of a newborn child or the recent placement of an adopted child, care of an ill or disabled family member or as personal medical leave for an ill employee. While regulatory compliance issues have been the territory of large consulting firms and expensive law firms, a growing number of agents are now providing HR-related compliance services as both value-added service to existing customers and a door-opener for new ones.
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