Employer’s Guide to Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance

August 16, 2023
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As an employer, you may have a general understanding of short-term and long-term disability insurance. But do you clearly understand these benefits and the difference between each? Disabilities can impact anyone, and having the right policies ensures your team members can receive the necessary assistance without unnecessary stress. Everyone should have some type of disability… Read More »

Maternity and Paternity Leave vs. Parental Leave: What’s Right for Your Team?

July 18, 2023
Maternity and Paternity Leave vs. Parental Leave: What’s Right for Your Team?

As employers contemplate ways to stay ahead of the competition, boost employee morale, and enhance their diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, many are debating between maternity and paternity leave or parental leave policies.  America is one of the only developed countries that doesn’t offer nationwide paid parental or family leave. The Family and Medical… Read More »

New Hampshire Paid Family and Medical Leave: 2023 Update & Guidance

July 12, 2023
New Hampshire Paid Family and Medical Leave: 2023 Update & Guidance

In exciting news for both employers and employees, New Hampshire joined a growing list of states and Washington, D.C., when Governor Chris Sununu signed the Granite State Paid Family Leave Plan into law on June 25, 2021. The law went into effect on January 1, 2023. This unique voluntary program is the first in the… Read More »

Insulating Your Business & Employees Against Inflation Effects

March 15, 2023

What are the effects of inflation on businesses and employees? And what can employers do to stay ahead and secure both their company and their people?  For one thing, if you’re not already considering inflation, how it affects your team, and what you can do to alleviate the strain, you’re already behind. Perhaps you haven’t… Read More »

Lifestyle Spending Accounts: Elevating Employee Wellness Benefits

February 14, 2023

More employers are coming up with creative ways to attract and retain talent. Many are now implementing lifestyle spending accounts, also known as lifestyle savings accounts. Adding lifestyle spending accounts to their employee benefits packages helps employers stand out. These funds are an excellent solution for companies that wish to support their employees’ physical, financial,… Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About RxPass by Amazon Pharmacy

February 8, 2023

On January 24th, 2023, Amazon Pharmacy rolled out RxPass. The prescription subscription service allows Prime members to order generic medications delivered to their doorstep for a flat monthly fee of $5. The initial list includes over 50 generic drugs that treat more than 80 common health conditions, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, anxiety, and… Read More »

8 Styles of Flexible Work Schedules for Progressive Employers

December 23, 2022

As workers demand better work-life balance, a growing number of employers are implementing flexible work schedules. But what is a flex schedule, exactly?  Rather than the traditional 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., flex schedules allow employees to work the hours and days that best suit their lifestyles while still… Read More »

The What, Why & How of Floating Holidays

November 15, 2022
The What, Why & How of Floating Holidays

Floating holidays are a great way to give your employees more time off. They’re also a way to attract new talent by offering something unique and different from other employers. These flexible days allow you to schedule days off based on employees’ schedules and needs, which can be especially helpful for remote workers or those… Read More »

FMLA vs. PFL: What’s the Difference?

October 25, 2022
FMLA vs. PFL: What’s the Difference?

As an employer, you’re familiar with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), passed in 1993, to provide unpaid leave and job security to workers who need time off to care for a new baby or sick family member.  Now, more and more states are implementing paid family and medical leave (PFML) to provide employees… Read More »

COBRA Health Insurance Explained in 9 FAQs

October 18, 2022

The time has finally come: You have to provide COBRA health insurance coverage for a departed employee. If this is your business’s first time handling this gap insurance, you probably have a lot of questions, like: What is COBRA insurance? How does COBRA work?  Do all employers have to offer COBRA? Who qualifies for COBRA?… Read More »