Voluntary Benefits

Employer Considerations to Support Menopause in the Workplace

Jenny Gartman, CEBS
 

Destigmatizing menopause has been a hot topic in 2023 and is a trend that will continue in the years ahead. Within recent years, it’s involved increasing awareness in the workplace about the menopause transition, the symptoms and the effects those symptoms can […]

Five Tips for a Successful Benefits Open Enrollment

Kathy Bergstrom, CEBS
 

The arrival of fall signals the start of benefits open enrollment season for many organizations. A 2020 International Foundation survey found that benefits open enrollment periods most often begin in October and November—which means open enrollment starts in just a few weeks […]

Why Vision Benefits Are Nothing To Bat an Eye About

Anne Patterson
 

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 (64%) of U.S. employers offer vision benefits (2020 Employee Benefit Survey), and […]

Meeting the Benefit Needs of Your LGBTQ+ Plan Members

Cara McMullin
 

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month in Canada and the U.S., a celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people and their history, culture and contributions. To honor this month, we are revisiting a helpful article about how plan sponsors can be […]