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New House Healthcare Proposal a Mixed Bag for Employers
Yet another new healthcare bill proposal that has bipartisan support would yield changes such as increasing the employer mandate minimum from 50 employees to 500 employees and changing the definition of “full-time status” from 30 hours to 40 hours. But will this proposal get anywhere in Congress?
Employee Benefit News »
Research Shows That Organizations Benefit When Employees Take Sabbaticals
Sabbaticals are good for employees and employers. Employees can rest and recharge during an extended vacation, and employers can use it as a way to “stress test” their organizational chart and provide other employees leadership opportunities.
Harvard Business Review »
The Human Touch Bridges the Benefits Usage Gap
Benefits technology alone doesn’t fully resolve health & welfare benefit challenges. Employees need the human touch of employee advocacy specialists. High-touch employee advocacy fills the communications gap that’s often seen with technology alone. The human touch goes a long way to easing benefits confusion.
Corporate Synergies »
What's Required for Employer-Sponsored Tuition Assistance Programs
Just in time for back-to-school: here’s how employers should set up their tuition assistance programs to qualify for tax-preferred treatment.
Employer Must Face Lawsuit After Rescinding Job Offer Over Positive Drug Test
Laws around medical marijuana continue to evolve. A federal judge ruled that a woman can sue an employer after they rescinded her job offer for her use of medical marijuana.
Business Insurance »