The Killjoy of Office Culture

One of the latest things trending right now in business is the importance of office culture. When everyone in the office is working well together, productivity rises and efficiency increases. Source: UBA Employer News

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Health Care Reform Uncertainty: What You Can Do Now

Since all we’ve been hearing on the healthcare front these days is uncertainty about the impact of proposed health care reform, we thought it would be helpful to share a little about the facts we DO know about the cost of health care and how employers’ plans currently measure up to each other. As health insurance costs continue to rise, …

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Disability Insurance: Protect Your Paycheck

Typically, if you get sick you go to the doctor, and often that’s covered by health insurance. If you get into a car accident, you likely have auto insurance company to handle those expenses. But what if your illness put you out of a job, or the car accident caused an injury which prevented you from going back to work? …

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AHCA Passes in the House – Now What?

Many of you are likely aware that on May 4, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed House Resolution 1628, a reconciliation bill proposed by the current administration, aimed at “repealing and replacing” the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) set forth under the Obama administration. This new bill, titled the “American Health Care Act of 2017” (AHCA) is …

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How Clear Benefits Communication Creates Productivity

Many successful employers offer substantial employee benefit programs, but they are often frustrated by how little value their employees see in them. In part, this under-appreciation is caused by employee confusion about what benefits are provided, and when and how they can take best advantage of those benefits. The Cost of Unclear Communication When employees do not clearly understand their …