Tag Archive: employee benefits

Cultural Humility: What is it and How to Practice it in Employee Benefits

Cultural Humility: What is it and How to Practice it in Employee Benefits

Employers and benefit plan sponsors can play a bigger role in addressing the disparities in access to adequate health care among minority populations—an issue that has received increasing attention in… Read more >

How to Navigate Remote Work and Help Employees Thrive in 2021

How to Navigate Remote Work and Help Employees Thrive in 2021

When we rang in the New Year, there was a palpable sense of relief that 2020 was behind us. Then came the realization that, from a remote work standpoint at… Read more >

Finally—Additional Relief for Dependent Care Assistance Programs Due to COVID-19

Finally—Additional Relief for Dependent Care Assistance Programs Due to COVID-19

[Update: IRS Notice 2021-15, which was released on March 2, 2021, clarifies the application of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, on dependent care assistance programs under Section 125 cafeteria plans.]… Read more >

Three Important Steps on Your Diversity and Inclusion Journey

Three Important Steps on the Diversity and Inclusion Journey

“After expressing support for racial justice and the Black Lives Matter movement, many companies now face the reality of a prolonged remote working environment and questions about how to promote… Read more >

Family-Friendly Benefits—How Do You Measure Up?

From extended paid maternity leave to breast milk shipping on the company’s tab, employers nationwide are embracing new and innovative family-friendly benefits. The International Foundation’s latest report, Employee Benefits Survey… Read more >

Cromnibus Keeps ACA in the Spotlight

If the Affordable Care Act were a celebrity, it would be that really big star you either love or hate—or maybe love to hate. Since 2010, ACA has commanded the U.S…. Read more >

Heeding the Cry for Paid Parent Leave

According to comments made by President Barack Obama at Tuesday’s State of the Union address, access to mandatory paid leave could be the next key political issue. Particular emphasis was… Read more >