Planning for a Successful Open Enrollment Season

Any benefits or human resources professional who has been through an open enrollment season knows the important role of internal communications in ensuring that the process goes smoothly. So what can you do when you have a less-than-enthusiastic response during the open enrollment? Given the complexity of benefit choices offered during open enrollment, communication and … Continue reading Planning for a Successful Open Enrollment Season

Educate Your Employees about Their Benefits to Maximize Your Bottom Line

Author: HUB International Article originally published on hubinternational.com According to Unum's 2014 employee benefits report Beyond the Usual Benefits, employees who believe their benefits were effectively communicated are much more likely to feel engaged at work. And according to a 2013 Gallup study, companies with engaged workforces have higher earnings per share (EPS) and recovered … Continue reading Educate Your Employees about Their Benefits to Maximize Your Bottom Line

U.S. Department of Labor Raises the Minimum Salary Level for Overtime Exemptions

By: Neal Gerber Eisenberg On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) finally unveiled its long-awaited final rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) which officially will increase the minimum salary level for the “white collar” exemptions applicable to executive, administrative and professional employees.  For some context, the minimum salary level was … Continue reading U.S. Department of Labor Raises the Minimum Salary Level for Overtime Exemptions