Supreme Court Overturns Roe vs Wade


On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which stated that there is not a constitutionally protected right to terminate a pregnancy. Employers are now faced with the task of determining how this decision will impact their workforce and their benefit offerings. Self-Insured Plans — as a self-insured [...]

Supreme Court Overturns Roe vs Wade2022-07-20T21:16:03+00:00

Update on OSHA’s Vaccine Mandate


Late last week, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) mandating employees to be vaccinated or tested weekly. Immediately after the Sixth Circuit ruled on Friday, several of the many plaintiffs who had challenged OSHA’s ETS asked the Supreme Court to intervene as part of its “emergency” docket. Appeals from the Sixth Circuit [...]

Update on OSHA’s Vaccine Mandate2021-12-23T15:54:26+00:00

Student Loan Solutions


With student loan debt topping the list of concerns for so many young workers, more and more employers are looking for ways to help. While several large employers are doing things to help them reduce principal and save on interest, one large employer is allowing employees to trade up to 5 vacation days for a [...]

Student Loan Solutions2019-05-30T10:36:44+00:00

More Time Off


For the first time in years, Americans took more time off from work in 2017. A survey of 4,400 workers conducted by the travel industry showed that on average, 17.2 days of vacation were used last year. This was more than a full day greater than in 2014. While more vacation time was enjoyed, work [...]

More Time Off2018-10-18T08:00:59+00:00

2017 Employer Health Benefits Survey


This article appeared on Kaiser Family Foundation on September 19, 2017. Employer-sponsored insurance covers over half of the nonelderly population; approximately 151 million non-elderly people in total.1 To provide current information about employer-sponsored health benefits, the Kaiser Family Foundation (Kaiser) and the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) conduct an annual survey of private and [...]

2017 Employer Health Benefits Survey2017-12-20T15:37:44+00:00

What are your clients’ most-pressing issues?


The article below was published on October 17, 2017 by BenefitsPRO, written by Alan Goforth. Photo source: BenefitsPRO Benefits professionals have been on a roller-coaster ride since the 2016 presidential election. That ride includes the highs of lofty rhetoric, the lows of as-yet unfulfilled promises, and uncertainty about what may lie around the [...]

What are your clients’ most-pressing issues?2017-11-01T15:20:21+00:00

10 compliance issues for 2018 health and benefit planning


The article below was published on June 18, 2017 by Employee Benefit News, written by Brian M. Kalish. Image Source: Introduction Despite the uncertain future of the Affordable Care Act and pending replacement legislation, clients should continue finalizing their 2018 health and benefit offerings, contribution strategies, vendor terms, plan operations and employee [...]

10 compliance issues for 2018 health and benefit planning2017-06-20T15:56:04+00:00

How employers can step up benefits communications efforts


The below article is from Employee Benefit News, written by Andrew Brickman, on April 11, 2017. I remember an old advertising line from a discount retailer that said, “An educated consumer is our best customer.” The discounter was promoting the idea that customers who understand the true cost and value of products are loyal and [...]

How employers can step up benefits communications efforts2017-04-12T15:52:46+00:00

Tell Congress to Oppose Eliminating or Capping the Employer Exclusion


NAHU is very concerned about current proposals in Congress that would undermine the employer-sponsored health insurance system by eliminating or placing a cap on the employer-tax exclusion for health insurance. Eliminating the exclusion would also eliminate most of the advantages of employer-sponsored insurance while capping it would degrade the benefit and serve as a tax [...]

Tell Congress to Oppose Eliminating or Capping the Employer Exclusion2017-03-20T15:03:13+00:00
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