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Employee Benefits Acronyms

June 27, 2018 by in category Uncategorized

Are you familiar with commonly used terms within the employee benefits industry? The following is a list of frequently used acronyms:   -A- ACA – Affordable Care Act ACO – Accountable Care Organization ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act AD&D – Accidental Death and Dismemberment ADB – Accidental Death Benefit ADEA – Age Discrimination in […]

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6 HR Trends to Monitor in 2018

June 13, 2018 by in category Uncategorized

Human Resource departments must constantly adapt to new requirements from both internal and external sources. Unexpected factors like new regulations from the White House and additional workplace responsibilities commonly disrupt HR departments. These disruptors can influence HR’s trajectory for the rest of the year. Below are the top six trends that could impact your organization […]

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Feeling Under the Weather?

May 30, 2018 by in category Uncategorized

It happens to the best of us—you feel a little sluggish when going to bed, only to wake up with a fever, sore throat and headache. You’re disappointed that you don’t feel well and are conflicted about whether to stay home from work. But you have a deadline on a big project, and so many […]

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5 Ways to Prevent Workplace Harassment

April 23, 2018 by in category Uncategorized

5 Ways to Prevent Workplace Harassment Harassment is a form of employment discrimination that may violate federal laws like Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a list of best practices for employers to use in […]

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Work Place Wellness

March 14, 2018 by in category Uncategorized

Focusing Your Efforts Now that you have completed your analysis of your workplace and considered an array of wellness program strategies, it is time to narrow your focus. By looking at what you currently offer, you should be able to identify gaps where additional wellness strategies could be implemented. By comparing those gaps with your […]

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New Employer Tax Credit for Paid Family and Medical Leave

March 2, 2018 by in category Uncategorized

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Act), which was signed into law on Dec. 22, 2017, creates a new business tax credit for eligible employers that provide paid family and medical leave to their employees. The tax credit, which applies to taxable years beginning in 2018 and 2019, is equal to a percentage of wages […]

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Live Well, Work Well Newsletter

February 26, 2018 by in category Uncategorized

Health and wellness tips for your work and life—presented by Integrated Benefits Group 2 Chronic Conditions That Can Cause Cancer New research suggests that nearly 6 percent of cancers (792,600 cancer cases) can be at least partly attributed to obesity and diabetes. The study, which was published online on The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology website, […]

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Non-monetary Bonuses

February 19, 2018 by in category Employee Benefits, Uncategorized

Many employees anxiously await a coveted bonus from their employers at the end of the year. Yet, in this recovering economy, many employers have eliminated or scaled back on bonuses because budgets are tight. When cutting back, employers need to consider the long-term effects on employee motivation, engagement and performance, and find a way to […]

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Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care Cost Comparison – Infographic

February 5, 2018 by in category Uncategorized

Use this infographic to demonstrate the cost differences between emergency rooms and urgent care centers.

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New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier You in 2018

January 1, 2018 by in category Uncategorized

Happy New Year!! Another year, another set of goals (that may never be achieved). Some resolutions are made even though you know you may be biting off more than you can chew. This causes you to be disappointed in yourself, forgetting about the goal that seems ridiculous to reach. New Year’s doesn’t mean insane resolutions […]

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