Health Benefits Top Employees’ Wish List

Health insurance is the most valuable benefit to employees, with vision and dental benefits close behind. The Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) conducted a study in 2016. The study found that 87 percent of surveyed employees said that employer-based health insurance is either extremely or very important. Many were concerned about the future of Obamacare.…

Career-Building Opportunity for Benefits Professionals

The American Benefits Council is sponsoring a Thought Leadership Competition to solicit new ideas for improving the employee benefits system.  If you are an emerging benefits professional, take advantage of this opportunity to showcase your creative, forward-looking ideas on employee benefits design, communications, public policy, etc. The Council is sponsoring this initiative as part of…

New York Family Paid Leave – Final Regulations

On July 19, 2017, the Notice of Adoption for Paid Family Leave was published in the New York State Register, finalizing the New York Paid Family Leave (“NYPFL”) regulation. Click the image below to view the full summary of the public comments received and effect on the final regulation. For additional information: https://docs.dos.ny.gov/info/register/2017/july19/Rule%20Makings.pdf (beginning on page…