The Delaware Industrial Accident Board (IAB), the agency responsible for processing workers’ comp claims, recently provided the first guidance on whether employers may be required to pay for an injured employee’s medical marijuana.
From 401(k) plans to vacation policy, this topic gives HR and Compensation professionals specific strategies on how to handle benefit plans. Articles also provide guidance to brokers, advisers and consultants.
Responding to concerns about administrative headaches for plan sponsors and administrators, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reversed its previous decision to lower the maximum family health savings account (HSA) contribution from $6,900 to $6,850.
One of the most talked about HR trends of 2018 is financial wellness. More and more employers are stepping up to help their employees get on the right track to becoming more financially stable. However, a new CareerBuilder survey highlights employees’ concerns over whether or not they have enough saved for retirement, hindering plans to […]
The Arkansas Court of Appeals recently heard a claim for workers’ compensation benefits from a former home health aide who was injured on her way to a patient’s home. Was she eligible?
A new survey conducted among HR and benefits managers on employee benefits engagement and utilization has found that despite the ongoing growth of technology, employees desire personalized, human interaction.
When someone says family or family-friendly benefits, you usually think of health insurance, paid time off, flexible hours, and childcare assistance.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) proposed a new round of guidance on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA), elaborating on the law’s application to various plan design features that may be deemed to treat mental health benefits unfairly.
Question: We would like to convert our vacation and sick leave benefits into a PTO plan. What steps should we take in the conversion?
A court of appeals in Pennsylvania recently reversed a finding that income a man earned from driving for Uber rendered him ineligible for unemployment benefits after he lost his job as a behavioral health specialist.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on April 18 disclosed its own proposals for new conflict-of-interest standards for the way in which financial advisers and broker-dealers identify themselves and sell products for fees to retail investors.