Wed.Jun 22, 2022

Six reasons to automate your employee benefits administration

PeopleKeep

Offering employee benefits is an effective way to attract talent and improve employee retention in your company. However, employers at small and medium-sized organizations may be hesitant to implement benefits due to the cost and administrative burden.

Why Elon Musk is wrong about remote work

Achievers

Does the SpaceX CEO’s leaked announcement seem less than down-to-earth when it comes to current global employment trends? Achievers Workforce Institute weighs in with up-to-the-minute, science-driven employee experience research.

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Leanne Mennie: How effective are unlimited leave policies?

Employee Benefits

Preact introduced an unlimited leave policy during the pandemic to extend our flexible-working practices. It demonstrates the trust we have in our team and acknowledges personal circumstances can change the amount of leave someone may require.

What electronic record-keeping software best fits your needs?

Business Management Daily

Keeping track of paperwork can be a challenge, It’s easy to misplace a file or even spill coffee on a document on your desk. If you don’t have that document backed up in an electronic format, you may have just lost important company or employee data.

Recruiting From Within: Expand Your Talent Pipeline While Driving Retention

Rethinking your internal employee career strategy can help you fill critical roles and retain your best talent. This eBook highlights the benefits of internal migration, outlines how to execute a virtual recruitment strategy, and provides tips to promote internal migration.

Derek Rodgers: How effective are unlimited leave policies?

Employee Benefits

The strange thing about an unlimited leave policy is that it somehow makes a big difference without making much difference at all. We have had our policy in place now for three years, the first six months of which was a trial. We have not seen a massive change in how much holiday people take.

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Céline Crawford: How effective are unlimited leave policies?

Employee Benefits

In 2015, we implemented an unlimited holiday policy at Smarkets. At the time, being an up-and-coming tech start-up in London with 40 people, having such a benefit seemed attractive.

Many Employees Choosing the Wrong Health Plans

InterWest Insurance Services

A new study has found that many people in employer-sponsored health plans are enrolling in plans that are costing them more than they ought to be paying.

Uber drivers strike over pay and conditions

Employee Benefits

Uber drivers have today begun a 24-hour national strike in a row over minimum wage and holiday pay.

Legibility and Process

Florida Workers' Comp

In May, the Florida First District Court rendered an interesting and instructive decision in Ford Motor Credit Co., LLC v. Parks , 1D21-1130. It is not a workers' compensation case, but illustrates a challenge for the litigation process in our age of scanned and uploaded documents. The workers' compensation litigation process is often replete with medical records, employment records, and more.

Benefits Equity: Building Health and Financial Security for All Employees

Speaker: Gary Robinson, Sr. Vice President of Consultant Relations and Nicky Brown, Vice President of Advocacy and Government Affairs at HealthEquity

According to CNBC's Workforce Survey, nearly 80% of employees say it’s important for them to work for an organization that values and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) issues. By leveraging benefits to support diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, your organization can ensure your benefits program meets employees’ unique needs while delivering equitable outcomes and fostering an overall sense of belonging.

Tom Moyes: What is the potential impact of the rail strikes on pay and benefits?

Employee Benefits

While the new plans proposed by Transport Minister Grant Shapps to reduce the impact of industrial action following recent strikes look great on the surface, there is the potential for a significant negative impact on full-time workers.

“The First State” Becomes the 11th: Delaware Paid Family Leave Coming Soon

Patriot Software

With the passage of the Healthy Delaware Families Act (the Act), Delaware became the 11th state to guarantee paid parental, medical, and military leave for employees. Delaware paid family leave (PFL) touches the lives of both employees and their employers.

How to utilise reward and recognition technology effectively

Employee Benefits

Now more than ever it’s crucial to utilise reward and recognition technology effectively and take reward digital.

Challenge Your Workplace Practices for Future Success | BerniePortal

BerniePortal

The new normal for a post-pandemic workplace has yet to be defined, and organizations seem to be split on the best path forward. One such example is how some organizations believe that remote work is the future while others believe that in-office work reigns supreme.

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Retention Roadmap: Ways to Reduce Talent Turnover in 2022 and Beyond

Employees are now embracing lifestyle over work – with many migrating to other jobs to find opportunities that better align with their priorities. How can you retain your top talent? Get tips to keep your global employees happy, engaged, and productive.

Transparency Rules Deadline Approaching for Employers to Conform by July 1

Griffin Benefits

If you’re an employer who has not yet made public your in-network negotiated rates, out-of-network billed charges, and historically allowed amounts, you have less than two weeks to complete this task.

Traverse revamps benefits package

Employee Benefits

Social purpose organisationTraverse has revamped its employee benefits package in order to promote inclusivity and boost talent retention.

Why you want a vendor-agnostic provider for employee benefits

PeopleKeep

When it comes to recruiting and retaining your employees, you need a competitive employee benefits package. However, there’s more to creating a standout compensation package than adding additional perks. It’s essential to select the right benefits for your employees.

Proposed Minimum Distribution Regulations Prompt Concerns

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

Employee benefits professionals are inquiring about relief options for proposed regulations for required minimum distributions (RMDs).

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Your Global Compliance Playbook: Onboarding Best Practices

A well-structured onboarding process plays a vital role in welcoming new employees and helps them quickly become productive, engaged, and loyal. This guide offers key practices to compliantly onboard your new international remote workers.

US appeals court upholds decision that payroll tax is legal

Employee Benefits

A Washington US state appeals court has upheld its earlier decision that Seattle City Council’s payroll tax on big businesses is legal. The council passed the tax, known as JumpStart, in 2020 in order to provide more funds for housing projects and other city services.

Employment Law Changes in Europe

Global People Strategist

The European Union is set to implement a number of new employment laws in 2022 that will have a significant impact on employers across the bloc. Here are 8 employment law changes employers in Europe should know about: Maternity Leave.

Funding Circle introduces wellness allowance and enhances benefits

Employee Benefits

Funding Circle, a small business loan platform for small-to-medium-sized enterprises, has introduced a wellness allowance by increasing the allowance its 600 employees are entitled to £500.

5 Tips for Bringing Your Team Back to the Office

CorpStrat

After over two years of working remotely, we know a lot of employers are grappling with if and how to bring their teams back into the office. They’re faced with a barrage of questions: Should they bring employees back full time? Keep them remote?

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Global Guide to Hiring Digital Nomads

The growing digital nomad workforce offers companies new opportunities to expand their global teams. In this guide, you’ll discover key factors to consider before hiring digital nomads, as well as recommended locations that offer tailored visa programs.

5 Advantages of Digital Benefits

Best Money Moves

5 advantages of digital benefits. Digital benefits options may be the next wave of HR. These are 5 major advantages of offering digital benefits in the workplace. . The work landscape looks different today than it did just two years ago and HR teams everywhere are working hard to keep up.

WHICH HEALTH AND WELLBEING ACTIVITIES WILL EMPLOYEES ENGAGE WITH AT WORK?

Employee Benefits

Supporting the wellbeing of your employees has never been more important. Although we appear to be emerging from the other side of Covid-19, the pandemic and lockdowns caused significant job insecurity and strain on our mental health.

5 Impactful Ways Companies Are Celebrating Pride Month

Wellable

On June 28, 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in the Greenwich village of lower Manhattan in New York City, which had served as a safe haven for the LGBTQ+ community. Tensions snowballed, ultimately resulting in several days of protests. Featured Holistic Workplace Wellness

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How Winston Helps Support HR Teams and Prevent HR Burnout

Winston Benefits

The Great Resignation has ignited a flame in employees to leave unhappy positions and seek out companies that value their contributions. In return, HR professionals have become hyper-vigilant in recognizing employee dissatisfaction and implementing new plans to fill positions and retain top talent. However, the significant changes over the past two years have left HR … Continue reading "How Winston Helps Support HR Teams and Prevent HR Burnout".

Attract Top Talent with 2022's Global Workforce Trends Report

In 2022, employee retention, work-life balance, and global team engagement will be top-of-mind for companies. This requires more diligence than ever, as being aware of the upcoming workforce trends will help boost retention and attract top global talent.