The Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) officially withdrew the rule regarding independent contractors and joint employment put forward by the Trump administration, citing that “the Rule is inconsistent with the FLSA’s text and purpose, and would have a confusing and...
The rise in fraudulent unemployment claims throughout the country has soared this year. Criminals, using stolen personally identifiable information (PII), are submitting online claims hoping to cash in on the chaos and uncertainty within companies and government offices created by the pandemic.
In the midst of a global pandemic, and with flu season around the corner, employers are struggling to find ways to keep the workplace healthy and safe.
A pandemic can have negative effects on your employees’ mental health. Use the strategies below to show employees your support for their emotional state.
Team building is more important now than ever, as many companies transition to online work. Cohesive teams are integral for any organization’s success. Learn what you can do as an employer and manager to streamline team connection and success.
Pharmacy costs are rising, premiums are increasing, wellness program results are lackluster, and now several employees are suffering from diabetes, a dangerous condition with high-cost claims. Diabetes is physically and monetarily costly, but these concerns can diminish with proper disease...
Paper enrollment forms are rapidly being replaced with cost-saving technology. The future of benefits enrollment is online, and the transition to an online platform with carrier integration has several advantages.
Paternity leave, which allows fathers to take time off work to care for a new child, is gaining popularity as an equitable maternity leave benefit. Employers must offer both benefits, neither benefit, or a generalized parental leave program to ensure employee equality under Title VII.
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...