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Posted by Maribeth Spellman | Mon, October 16
In August 2017, Judge John Bates of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a memorandum in the AARPs lawsuit against the EEOC. In his decision, the judge sided with AARP, finding... » read more
Posted by Michael Kilfoyle | Sat, October 07
One thing has remained constant since our firm began conducting the Vermont Employee Benefits Survey in 2001 – change.  This year is no different as employers continue to struggle with high health... » read more
Posted by Alacia Mann | Tue, October 03
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that employers look to technology to manage complex administrative needs. And of course these needs vary from organization to organization. But for many... » read more
Posted by Karin Tierney | Mon, September 25
Successful onboarding of your new employees is a best practice as a part of an overall talent management strategy for the organization. With a tight labor market, recruiting is challenging and... » read more
Posted by Maribeth Spellman | Mon, September 25
Mobile Professionals. Digital Nomads. Technomads. E-workers.  These are some of the terms used to describe the current way many workers engage in work.  Well beyond the traditional, regularly... » read more
Posted by Anonymous | Mon, September 25
Voluntary benefits have never been more popular and that’s no surprise to benefits professionals.  In a group health era characterized by high premiums, high deductibles and high health care costs,... » read more
Posted by Brenda Sabin | Mon, September 25
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is alive and well and the IRS has stated it is now starting to send those penalty letters to employers for non-compliance. The IRS is currently reviewing the 2015 and... » read more
Posted by Alacia Mann | Mon, July 10
HR Technology Advisors conducted a nationwide HR, Benefits and Payroll Technology survey earlier this year and discovered that adoption of HR Technology is on the rise for employers of all sizes and... » read more
Posted by Brenda Sabin | Thu, June 29
As a general rule, wellness incentives are subject to the same federal tax rules as any other employee reward or prize. They are generally taxable. The IRS has no specific exemption for wellness... » read more
Posted by Maribeth Spellman | Thu, June 29
Have you ever observed, or if lucky, been a part of, an organization that is engaging, productive and innovative? Have you ever wondered what the common thread is – what is the element in these... » read more