Tag Archive: COVID-19

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 >

The Perfect Storm Facing Canada’s Rapidly Aging Population: An Interview with Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, Ph.D.

In an interview in the March/April issue of Plans & Trusts, actuary Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, Ph.D., FCIA, FSA, called for new policies and practices to address the multiple challenges and opportunities… Read more >

Coverage for COVID-19 Testing after FAQs 51 and 52 Released

Early in 2022, the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and Treasury (the Departments) issued two sets of guidance in the form of frequently asked questions (FAQ) 51… Read more >

Mental Health and COVID-19 Challenges in Apprenticeship Programs – New Survey Reveals Issues and Solutions

Apprenticeships play an essential role in the development of a highly trained workforce. Today, apprenticeship programs face new challenges while building on their successes, according to recent survey results from… Read more >

Everything Employers Need to Know About Current COVID-19 Compliance

We kicked off 2022 with two big developments for employers across the U.S. regarding COVID-19 compliance— vaccine-or-test mandates and at-home testing coverage. Here’s everything employers should know about these major… Read more >

Five Ways to Bring a Little Hygge to Your Workspace

Five Ways to Bring a Little Hygge to Your Workspace

The concept of hygge (pronounced “hoo-gah”) has been gaining popularity across the U.S. and Canada over the past couple of years ,and I’m here for it. It’s a Danish word… Read more >

ADA: What Employers Need to Know

ADA: What Employers Need to Know

What do long COVID, DEI, neurodiversity, mental health and wellness programs all have in common? They are all points of consideration when employing individuals with disabilities. In the latest Talking… Read more >

COVID-19 Creates Shift in Mental Health Benefits Over Past Two Years

In less than two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has created new mental health challenges or intensified existing issues for workers across the United States and Canada. Organizations are expanding and… Read more >