Author Archive: Amanda Wilke, CEBS

About Amanda Wilke, CEBS

Amanda Wilke, Information/Research Specialist

Favorite Foundation Service: Today’s Headlines – they are fun to work on and our members appreciate them!

Benefits Topics That Interest Her Most: Work/life balance, vacation plans, unique benefits

Personal Insight: In her role as a Foundation Info Specialist, Amanda keeps busy answering member questions in all areas of employee benefits. At home, she puts these same skills to work fielding the many questions of her two children. When she’s not on Q&A duty, Amanda enjoys travelling and watching sports.

Student Loan Assistance Benefits Extended Through 2025

Student Loan Assistance Benefits Extended Through 2025

When the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was enacted in March of 2020 allowing employers to make contributions of up to $5,250 toward their employees’ student loans… Read more >

Employers Offering COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives Including Paid Time Off, Cash, and More

Employers Offering COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives Including Paid Time Off, Cash, and More

Most employers are encouraging, rather than mandating, employees to get a COVID-19 vaccination. Organizations are taking a variety of actions to encourage vaccination. According to the Littler COVID-19 Vaccine Employer… Read more >

Important FFCRA Leave Updates for Employers in the American Rescue Plan Act

Important FFCRA Leave Updates for Employers in the American Rescue Plan Act

Here we go again: yet another new relief bill sends employers heads spinning. On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was signed into law. Among… Read more >

4 Commonly Asked Questions From Employers About the Coronavirus Vaccine

4 Commonly Asked Questions From Employers About the Coronavirus Vaccine

As they consider how to retransition back to an in-office environment, employers want to keep COVID-19 out of the workplace. In part one of our series on this subject, we… Read more >