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Here are 3 Ways to Use Your HSA To Get Care During Mental Health Month

2023-05-15T18:00:22-04:00May 15th, 2023|Benefits Administration, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Benefits, Wellness|

Mental health is just as important as physical health, and it's important to seek help if you're struggling. But mental health care can be expensive, which is why it's important to know how to use your health savings account [...]

Compliance Alert: Form I-9 Flexibilities Ending; Check Documents by August 30

2023-05-15T14:16:00-04:00May 15th, 2023|Benefits Administration, Employee Benefits, Employee Benefits Compliance, Labor News, Legislative News|

As we let you know last October, the end date for the COVID-related I-9 verification flexibility was (and still is) scheduled for July 31, 2023. Given the number of times this deadline had been extended, it seemed possible, though [...]

May is Mental Health Month: EAPs Are A Great Resource

2023-05-15T11:17:53-04:00May 15th, 2023|Benefits Administration, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Benefits, Wellness|

Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) are confidential, short-term counseling and referral services offered by employers to their employees and their families. EAPs can provide assistance with a variety of personal and work-related issues, including: Stress Anxiety Depression Substance abuse Family [...]

Labor Update: DOL Clarifies Upcoming Changes to the Form ETA 9089

2023-04-26T09:19:45-04:00April 25th, 2023|2023, Benefits Administration, Employee Benefits, Employee Benefits Compliance, Employee Benefits Legislation, Labor News, Legislative News|

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) recently held webinars to guide users on upcoming changes to the Form ETA 9089. The objective of these changes is to streamline and standardize the information that [...]

Safety as a Core Value in the Workplace: Its All About Leadership

2023-04-17T11:10:07-04:00April 5th, 2023|2023, Employee Benefits, Labor News, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

An effective safety culture is widely accepted as an essential component in the development and implementation of any program supporting safety in the workplace. The safety culture reflects the attitudes, perceptions, values, and beliefs that all employees within the [...]

Mental Health: How Employee Assistance Programs Can Help Staff Stay Mentally Healthy

2023-04-17T11:10:08-04:00March 28th, 2023|2023, Benefits Administration, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Benefits|

Employee assistance programs, or EAPs, provide a win-win solution for both employees and organizations. By offering access to mental health assistance programs such as therapy services, and short-term counseling sessions, EAPs enable employees to take care of their mental [...]

White House 2024 Budget Raises OSHA Funding by 17%: What Does This Mean?

2023-04-17T11:10:09-04:00March 20th, 2023|2023, General Industry News, Labor News, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

Brief: President Joe Biden’s proposed fiscal year 2024 budget would increase funding for OSHA by $106.4 million, or 17%, to $738.7 million. As part of the increase, the agency seeks to create 432 new full-time positions, a 21% increase from 2023’s [...]

National Ladder Safety Month 2023: Three Considerations for Selecting the Correct Ladder

2023-04-17T11:10:09-04:00March 20th, 2023|2023, General Industry News, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

March is National Ladder Safety Month, let’s look at ladder selection. Before you get started on your next project, you have to choose a ladder, but how do you know what type to choose? With different types and materials [...]

Company Safety Policies Need Management Commitment—6 Tips to a Safer Worksite

2023-04-17T11:10:10-04:00February 24th, 2023|2023, Safety Tips|

Editors Note: Each anecdote has been taken from the archives of NARFA’s Automotive Industries Compensation Corporation (AICC) program and is designed to help inform, prepare, and protect businesses and their people from the everyday hazards within their workplace [...]

Do You Need an Annual Checkup? Here is Some Advice About Visiting Your Doctor

2023-04-17T11:10:10-04:00February 20th, 2023|2023, Employee Benefits, Employee Wellness Programs, Health Care, Wellness|

Do you need an annual checkup? From blood work to a complete physical exam, many patients want the works. But, what’s really necessary each year? A group of physicians has some surprising – and practical — advice. Instead of [...]