Category Archives: Employee Benefits / Employment Law

Health Care Reform: Compliance Challenges for 2015 and Beyond

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2015 will continue to be a year of catching up on compliance for employers under Health Care Reform. Continue reading →

The Changing Face of Human Capital in 2015

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Baby Boomers are packing up their expertise and retiring in droves. The Millennial generation is at your door with fresh ideas about making work (and life) meaningful. It’s time to stop just strategizing on how to manage Millennials—and time to … Continue reading →

What Risks Will Emerge in 2015?

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Our list of emerging risks for 2015 covers the kind of perils that keep risk managers up at night: cyber risk, oil price volatility, the changing demands of today’s workforce, the over-confidence corporations have in the ability of their entity … Continue reading →

HR Metrics That Matter

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Using metrics can be a valuable resource in establishing human resources (HR) as a strategic partner, uncovering areas of opportunity and improvement, and building your business case when recommending new courses of action or programs. Continue reading →

Top 10 of 2014 – #6: Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History – What Businesses Need to Know

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The World Health Organisation has called emergency talks to deal with the most deadly Ebola outbreak the world has ever seen. Continue reading →

Top 10 of 2014 – #8: Discipline an Employee for Breaking a Safety Rule? – The US Department of Labor May have Something to Say About That.

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It seems like a pretty simple concept: Break a safety rule and get disciplinary action taken against you. Until now. Continue reading →

For PPACA, 2015 is Here

PPACA: 2015

2015 will be the first real test from an employer perspective on the mandates under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”). Most employers that have to comply with the PPACA mandates found that their plans typically met the minimum … Continue reading →

The 12 Risks of Christmas: How We Helped Santa This Year


Everyone knows Santa to be a great humanitarian and a “jolly old elf,” but he wants to be known for something else: business transparency. So, in our latest client meeting with St. Nick and his senior elf management, they asked … Continue reading →

CMS Delays Enforcement of HPID Requirements

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services pulled an "Emily Litella" with its announcement delaying the Health Plan Identifier. Continue reading →

Will Your Insurance Cover Ebola Treatment, Evacuation, or Fatality?

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The Ebola crisis is continuing apace and we work a lot with businesses whose operations rely heavily on an operational presence in areas of high risk, and specifically those offering ‘international employee benefits’ packages. Continue reading →