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Don’t Forget about Your Personal Days!

Many employers these days have a variety of Paid Time-Off (PTO) options. In most of these cases, they are divided into some combination of vacation, sick, and personal days. If you are lucky enough to be employed by a company that provides you with personal or mental health days then…

Tailoring Benefits for Your Most Senior Employees

Guest post by freelance writer Jenny Holt. In the US, workers are keeping their careers going longer and longer – according to the NYT, 19% of workers continue past 65, up from 13% in 2000. What’s more, many are reporting working ‘better’. The decision to continue past retirement is often out…

HIPAA: Terms to Remember

When it comes to HIPAA and protecting your employees’ private information, there are a lot of things you have to remember to make sure you are not violating any of the guidelines. Here is a short refresher course on HIPPA and the most important terms. HIPAA: The Health Insurance Portability…
Times You Should Update Your Life Insurance Policy

FMLA – Does it Apply to You?

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons. The below is general information about which employers are covered by the FMLA, when employees are eligible and entitled to take FMLA leave, and what rules…

Battle of the Bulge: 3-Pronged Attack for Employee Weight Programs

Around 81 percent of employers offer a weight management program for their employees, but many see low engagement rates. These programs can be an important contributor in the efforts to get Americans to adopt healthier lifestyles and lower the risk of diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, and a host of…