Bukaty Blog

Trending benefits: new options for your employees

Benefit plans should reflect employee needs, which change as new generations enter the workforce. Employers competing for in-demand talent leverage their benefit packages to attract and retain quality employees. In a full-employment economy, employers are adopting new benefit options in response...

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Confidently and compliantly take on terminations

No one wants to terminate employees, but when it’s necessary, there’s no substitute for good planning.

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Violence is unpredictable; be prepared

No one wants to imagine violence in their workplace, but it can happen at a moment’s notice and preparation is key. According to the National Safety Council, workplace violence is the third leading cause of worksite deaths.

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Ways to address mental health in the workplace

An estimated 18% percent of Americans 18 and older experience symptoms of a diagnosable mental health condition, and nearly half of those have a co-occurring substance abuse disorder. Alarmingly, 56% of those diagnosed with a mental health condition do not receive treatment. When these...

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Medical marijuana in Missouri leaves employers with questions

Missouri voters approved a constitutional amendment during the 2018 midterm elections, which legalizes the use of medical marijuana for qualified patients with serious and debilitating illnesses. Passage of Amendment 2 has left local HR professionals and company owners searching for answers on...

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Outsourcing more services may be the secret to small business success in 2019

Launching a small business can be one of life’s most rewarding and difficult challenges. Owners often get into trouble by taking on too many responsibilities without the necessary resources. Bookkeeping is one area many owners think they can handle, but soon discover the labor intensive and...

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DOL urged to expand MEP proposed rule

In October 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule under Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations. It calls for the expanded access to retirement saving options by clarifying the circumstances in which an association, employer group or professional employer organization ...

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3 achievable resolutions for every HR department

Every Human Resources department knows there is always room to improve and making 2019 resolutions is a great way to start. Below are three attainable resolutions every HR department can strive for in the new year.

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Preventive care: improves health, saves lives

Many individuals, employees are unaware of the benefits available

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Weathering the storm

Preparation is key for handling severe weather emergencies

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BUKATY PODCAST

Episode 10: Lower costs with a dependent audit

Verifying plan membership is valuable to your company's bottom line. As much as 10% of dependents on your plan could be ineligible for group coverage! Learn more about conducting a dependent audit in your organization.

Episode 9: Make open enrollment a breeze

Bukaty experts share their thoughts on how to avoid open enrollment complications. Planning and communication are key.

Episode 8: Avoiding employee lawsuits

Discover how your business could be at risk for lawsuits, and learn strategies to minimize your chances of getting sued. Our podcast guest shares HR tips you won’t want to miss.

Episode 7: Management training is more important than you realize

Don't leave your managers untrained and unprepared. This episode explores the importance of training your company leaders and how it can be detrimental to your business if you don't.

Episode 6: A benefits package for all ages

Rather than limit your company to an outdated one-size-fits-all benefit package, explore customized, generationally based benefit options for your employees. Each generation has different benefit preferences and Bukaty has the technology and benefit lineup to cater to their needs.

Episode 5: The future of employee benefits

Listen to this podcast and discover how employers are utilizing online benefit management platforms to save valuable time and money. Employees love the ease and convenience an online system has over traditional paper enrollment. It’s a win-win for all!

Episode 4: The power of data analytics

Data analytics can serve as a powerful cost-containment tool for your organization's benefit program. Done right, analytics can illuminate the origin of high health care costs and opportunities for improvement. This episode will examine what it means to analyze data and how a proper analysis can benefit your business.

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