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Employers Trying to Find Better Strategies To Address Workers’ Mental Health

2019-07-22T21:17:05-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Benefits|

In the middle of a work project at a global corporate consulting firm, Katherine Switz was gripped with a debilitating bout of anxiety. Her body froze, her heart raced, her chest tightened, and her mind went blank, which made [...]

IRS Expands Preventive Care Benefits That Are Not Subject to HDHP Deductibles

2019-07-22T12:15:24-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Employee Benefits, Employee Benefits Legislation, Health Savings Accounts, Legislative News|

A new IRS notice expands the list of preventive care benefits that may be covered by a high deductible health plan (HDHP) without a deductible, or with a deductible below the minimum deductible for an HDHP. Except for preventive care benefits, [...]

Legislative Update: Federal judge upholds Trump’s expansion of non-ObamaCare plans

2019-07-22T10:08:49-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Employee Benefits, Employee Benefits Legislation, Legislative News, Small Business Health Insurance|

A federal judge on Friday upheld the Trump administration's expansion of health insurance plans that don't meet ObamaCare's coverage requirements. U.S. District Judge Richard Leon in Washington ruled against the insurance companies that sued the administration in an attempt to [...]

Connecticut Enacts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law

2019-07-22T09:18:40-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Employee Benefits Legislation, Legislative News|

On June 25, 2019, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed Public Act 19-25 into law, establishing a statewide paid family and medical leave program. This new paid family leave program will be funded through a mandatory payroll tax on employees of 0.5% of income, [...]

Extreme Heat: What it Does to Your Body And Tips to Stay Safe (and alive!)

2019-07-19T10:40:21-04:00July 19th, 2019|Safety Tips|

Humans have built-in mechanisms to withstand heat and keep their core temperature within just a few degrees of normal, but their bodies need a little help. Here’s what happens when the summer sun is bearing down and the temperature [...]

The Benefits of an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

2019-07-17T08:07:37-04:00July 17th, 2019|Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Benefits, Wellness|

We all know it is rare for people to go through life without having to deal with some sort of serious personal problem. An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can give your employees a way to cope with personal issues [...]

Your Health: 4 Tips to Choosing the Right Doctor

2019-07-15T12:49:27-04:00July 15th, 2019|Employee Benefits, Small Business Health Insurance|

Choosing a doctor is an important part of your health and well-being. Whether it’s a primary care doctor or a specialist, the right doctor can serve as your confidante, advisor and partner in maintaining your good health. Here are [...]

Tow Truck Safety: Safe Work Practices for Towing Operations

2019-07-12T12:12:03-04:00July 12th, 2019|Safety Tips|

Towing operations has many components and operators are put in the face of danger on many occasions on the job. The following are safe work practices relative to towing operations: Driver Selection Establish a well-defined driver qualification program. This [...]

It Is Hot! OSHA Reminder to Protect Workers From Extreme Heat At Work Sites

2019-07-11T09:28:22-04:00July 11th, 2019|Safety Tips|

Across the country, there are major waves of heat, storms, and other weather patterns where we all need to stay conscious of what is coming and stay safe and prepared. One of the issues confronting us is heat-related illness. [...]