Employers may begin offering health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) as soon as January 1, 2020, to employees who enroll in individual health coverage, under a rule finalized by the Trump administration.
Navigating the nuances of hiring and firing employees can be tricky business. You may make a mistake and be exposed to liability. You may do everything right yet still be sued. Employers have the option to deal with the risks by purchasing an insurance product called employment practices liability insurance (EPLI). Like any insurance product, […]
When it comes to generational recruiting, most of the focus has been on Millennials. Now, with the emergence of Generation Z, the focus is shifting once again. But what about Generation X? Between Baby Boomers retiring and Gen Z entering the workforce, it seems like Gen X has been completely forgotten.
2017 saw job satisfaction among U.S. employees fall. However, the American workforce might be out of its funk! According to new research, there is strong evidence that both workers and their employers have renewed feelings of workplace optimism and satisfaction.
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. (PBGC) on July 25 launched a web page that compiles staff responses to questions from practitioners about Employee Retirement Income Savings Act (ERISA) Title IV requirements that may be of interest to other practitioners.
When you hear the word “broker,” what comes to mind? Insurance? Real estate? Brokers are typically people who have access to several options (in whatever their specialty is) and can help you narrow down your choices. Employee benefits brokers are exactly that: people who have access to (and information about) various employee benefit options who […]
Employees who are under financial stress can have a negative impact on an employer in many ways. They may show up to work distracted, for example, which could mean they’re less productive or more likely to make mistakes. They may become agitated more easily, which can lead to other workplace issues. They may even take […]
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.
A new law taking effect this summer means Arizona employers will face more stringent requirements in the event of a breach of personal information (PI) of customers or employees.
Knowledge is power. It’s an old, and somewhat cliché, adage, but extremely relevant when it comes to navigating today’s healthcare ecosystem. Why? Because health care is confusing.