Tackling the Group Health Employee Premium Burden

Tackling the Group Health Employee Premium Burden

As the labor market tightens and businesses struggle to attract new talent, many companies are starting to boost their employee benefit offerings, particularly voluntary benefits. But besides added benefit choices, what many employees want is relief from continually...
Pandemic Brings Voluntary Benefits to Fore

Pandemic Brings Voluntary Benefits to Fore

One major repercussion of the COVID-19 pandemic is that employees are embracing the voluntary benefits their employers are offering them, but they’d like to see more choices and issues such as mental health and voluntary benefits have risen to the fore. The...
DOL Issues Model COBRA Subsidy Notices

DOL Issues Model COBRA Subsidy Notices

As you will recall, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) includes a 100% COBRA subsidy for people who were laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the law, which took effect April 1, the Department of Labor was required to issue model notices that...