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Employer Support for Caregivers

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and the focus of this year’s month-long awareness campaign is the importance of support for people living with dementia and their families. Employers can take… Read more >

Magazine Extra: Long COVID and ADA

In the beginning of the pandemic, employers struggled to determine whether workers who contracted COVID-19 qualified for disability protections under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). More than two years… Read more >

Are Employers Revisiting Student Loan Repayment Strategies Now?

President Biden’s student loan relief plan is affecting employers’ considerations for student loan repayment benefits, according to a new survey report from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. Eleven… Read more >

Quiet Quitting: What to Know About the Latest Workplace Trend

What Is Quiet Quitting? It’s been hot in the headlines and dominating social media scrolls over the past few weeks—quiet quitting. A viral TikTok video popularized the concept in July,… Read more >

Retirement Board Abused Its Discretion in Disability Benefits Denial

By Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP Every month, the International Foundation releases the Legal and Legislative Reporter, a compilation of new employee benefits-related case summaries. Below is a summary we… Read more >

Why Vision Benefits Are Nothing To Bat an Eye About

August is National Eye Exam Month, which makes it a spectacular time to review vision benefit offerings and communicate to employees/plan participants the importance of eye care. More than half… Read more >

How to Support Mental Health in Your Workplace

Earlier this year, I experienced a mental health crisis. I spent five nights at an in-patient program. This was followed by over six weeks at a partial hospitalization facility, which… Read more >