Category Archive for ‘Health & Wellness’

HR Brief – July 2017

What You Need To Know: House Passes Changes to Overtime Rules The House of Representatives recently passed the Working Families Flexibility Act (also known as H.R. 1180). If approved, H.R. 1180 would authorize private employers to offer compensatory time off instead of overtime pay for nonexempt employees who work more

Benefits Buzz – July 2017

What Happens if the ACA Employer Mandate is Repealed? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires applicable large employers (ALEs) to offer affordable, minimum value health coverage to their full-time employees in order to avoid possible penalties. Because this employer mandate has been criticized as burdensome for employers and an impediment

HR Brief – June 2017

Only One-third of Employees are Engaged at Work Employee engagement—or the commitment and energy that employees bring to work—impacts productivity and performance. According to a recent Gallup poll, only 33 percent of employees are engaged at work. Engaged employees are more than just satisfied with their jobs, they are committed

Benefits Buzz – June 2017

AHCA Passes House The American Health Care Act (AHCA) was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on May 4, 2017. The AHCA will move to the Senate for a vote and possible amendments. The AHCA needed 216 votes to pass in the House. It passed on a party-line vote,

HR Brief – April 2017

Retirement Uncertainty and Where to Turn Retirement is something you’re told to prepare for as soon as you enter the workforce. However, this is not possible for many Americans and the majority feel like they have not saved enough. Nearly 75 percent of Americans are worried about economic insecurity affecting