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In a Benefits Plan Far, Far Away

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

Over the past several years, May 4 has skyrocketed in popularity as Star Wars Day—as in, “May the Fourth be with you.” In honor of May the Fourth, we thought it. Read more > The post In a Benefits Plan Far, Far Away appeared first on Word on Benefits. Communication Employee Benefits U.S.

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IRS Announces HSA Limits for 2023

American Payroll Association

The IRS announced the 2023 maximum contribution levels for health savings accounts (HSAs) and out-of-pocket spending limits


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High-Earning Employees Need Financial Help, Too

Best Money Moves

High-earning employees need financial help, too. A six-figure salary doesn’t always translate to financial security. Here are 4 ways high-earning employees can benefit from financial wellness programs.

Building a compelling employee value proposition (EVP)


Employers everywhere are familiar with the Great Resignation. The elevated quit rate among employees that began in 2021 is affecting organizations across industries.

Beyond the Dollar: Why Fertility Benefits Are About More Than Financial Support

Speaker: Kirsten Ferro, Vice President of Employer Sales at Carrot Fertility

In this session, we’ll discuss the complexities of fertility health and all the pieces a fertility benefit should include in order to best support your employees on their journeys.

Frugal Spending Tips for Your Next Road Trip

Money Talk

This post is excepted from an article that I wrote for my brother Michael's website about preparing for a road trip during these challenging financial times with rising food, gas, and travel expenses. My brother Michael, a professional photographer and avid motorcyclist, started the website Roadcraft USA to share his passion for beautiful scenery and fun and interesting road trips, especially the two-wheeled kind. What do I know about motorcycles and professional photography? Absolutely nothing.

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PWC reintroduces summer hours following successful pilot

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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) has reintroduced its summer working hours policy, which it piloted between July and August 2021, as part of its hybrid-working arrangement.

Five Steps to Reducing Mental Health Stigma at Your Workplace

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

Stigma can be one of the greatest barriers to psychological health and safety in the workplace, especially for employees with mental health issues such as depression or anxiety. Eliminating stigma.

How Auto-Adjudication Affects Healthcare Costs | BerniePortal


As organizations begin re-evaluating their benefits plans in hopes of saving more money, they will need to consider all options. The rising costs associated with healthcare benefits have only added further pressure to this search for better solutions.

Hybrid Work: The Recipe for Transforming Your Workplace


The disruption caused due to the pandemic has brought about significant changes to work models. Employers have been thinking about ways to create, facilitate, and operationalize work from anywhere.

Fertility & Infertility 101: Why Fertility Benefits Are A Necessity and Not A Luxury

Speaker: Jackie Blanco, RN, BSN, Senior Manager of Medical Operations at Carrot Fertility & Nate Fournier, Enterprise Account Executive, Carrot Fertility

As an HR leader, the benefits you offer deeply impact employees' personal lives. In this webcast, we will provide you with an overview of fertility and infertility benefits, what different fertility journeys involve, and how you can best support your employees each step of the way.

Orlando Airport celebrates Star Wars Day with visit from ‘The Orlandolorian’

Employee Benefits

Image credit: Orlando International Airport (@MCO). Something for the weekend: To celebrate Star Wars Day on 4 May, Orlando Airport staff and visitors were treated with a visit from ‘The Orlandolorian’, a spoof character representing both local and intergalactic trends.

How Many Job Interviews Are Too Many??

The Olson Group

With the job market being so competitive… How many job interviews are too many?? What is the right number of interviews? This is a burning question as recruiters continue to face challenges in the second year of an unprecedented labor market.

The Rise of Fertility Benefits–A New Must-Have? | BerniePortal


Attracting top talent has become increasingly difficult for organizations with too many open positions and too few candidates to fill them. This imbalance has caused competition, leading employers to offer more extensive benefits packages.

How to Manage Inventory

Kollath CPA

Do you always have the necessary products available when you need them? Have you lost out on business because items were out of stock? Have you lost money due to excess stock?

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.

Post Office staff strike over pay freezes as living costs rise

Employee Benefits

Post Office employees who are members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) have commenced strike action today over what the union has dubbed the organisation’s ‘power play’ with staff wages.

Another Judge Makes the News

Florida Workers' Comp

Judicial behavior is back in the news. Just recently, there was an interesting story about a judge's performance. See Medical Excuse (April 2022). It is a troubling story of an Ohio judge that seemed less than focused upon the Code of Judicial Conduct and the challenges of avoiding the "appearance of impropriety." I got some interesting feedback on that situation, and for the most part there was skepticism of the medical excuse, similar to that expressed by the Justice cited there.

Track Employee Hours Without the Administrative Work | BerniePortal


If you have hourly employees, you know how important it is to keep an accurate record of employee hours to maintain compliance and run payroll. On paper, this is challenging, and it has traditionally created a significant administrative burden for the HR department.

Cal/OSHA’s New COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard Loosens Some Requirements

InterWest Insurance Services

Cal/OSHA has issued new language that amends its current COVID-19 emergency temporary standard and pushes back the expiration date of the ETS until the end of the year.

The Future of HR Compliance: 10 Ways to Minimize Risk

Everything you need to know to avoid risk now and in the future.

Confessions of a benefits manager: Candid tries to educate the talent team

Employee Benefits

We have a bit of a problem with the talent team. A misnomer if ever there was one. It might be different in other organisations but our recruiters are not a very talented bunch. I’m pretty sure that the criteria for hiring them is a dubious certificate in media studies and a bad attitude.

Benefits you should offer a nanny or caregiver


As a household employer, providing your nanny or caregiver with competitive wages and a robust benefits package is essential. While not required, employee benefits show that you consider your nanny’s health and wellbeing a top priority.

Wellness Check: What Can HR Really Do About Burnout? | BerniePortal


In the wake of COVID and the Great Resignation, HR is burning out because their people are burning out. So, naturally, wellness has been on everyone’s mind lately. In fact, it’s become such an issue that SHRM launched a Workplace Mental Health Ally Certificate program just last year.

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9 Memorial Day Ideas For Work

Vantage Circle

Memorial Day is usually considered the unofficial start of summer when everyone starts to plan for long trips or family outings. However, it is much more important than celebrating the start of the summer.

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.

Ken Akers: How employers can help employees experiencing grief at work

Employee Benefits

As a nation we have made good progress in supporting wellbeing at work and together we can improve how we handle grief, too. Coping with a bereavement at work is never easy but lack of support from an employer can make things so much worse.

Best HR Software for Enterprises and Large Companies | HRMS For Enterprises


HR software has now become a must for any firm. If you operate a large or medium-sized firm, HR Software may be necessary to keep things running properly.

Compliance TV: Department of Education Extends Federal Student Loan Relief

American Payroll Association

In this May 2022 issue of Compliance TV: Department of Education Extends Federal Student Loan Relief; Treasury Proposes Clarifications for On-Demand Pay; DHS Further Extends Temporary Requirements for Form I-9 Compliance; and more

‘Unprecedented Interest’ in Employer-Covered Abortion Travel

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

If the US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade (as suggested by a leaked draft on May 2), employers who want to provide abortion coverage to employees and their families could encounter serious challenges. In this Bloomberg Law article, McDermott’s Sarah G.

How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.