January 2017 - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

FLSA & Inclement Weather Policies

Weather is an unpredictable force. Just last week we were relishing in 60-70 degree weather to now watching through the windows as snow comes falling down like a white sheet from the sky. As beautiful as the fluffy stuff is, it can also wreak havoc on school, work and life in general! So what does […]

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Review Your Employment Policies & Practices

Start off the year right and make sure your employment policies and practices are up to par with the aggressive standards of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). To ensure compliance, review your policies and […]

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Which PTO Plan is Best for Your Company and Employees?

Paid time off (PTO) is not a universally blanketed benefit. Companies are able to put their own PTO policy into effect and it could range from a set number of days a year to accrued days to a new policy that has begun to shake things up, “unlimited” PTO. More employers have begun utilizing PTO […]

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Intermittent Leave vs. Reduced Leave Schedule

Intermittent Leave – Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave that is taken in irregular intervals for a single qualifying reason. For this, an employer may not require an individual to take more leave than necessary for the qualifying reason as well as the leave may only be counted against the individual’s FMLA entitlement for […]

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Top Employee Participation and Engagement Trends for 2017

Has your company proposed their New Year resolution yet? How about resolving to keep your employees happy… This New Year has companies investing in greater cultural and professional development in their employees. TINYpulse surveyed more than 1,000 organizations and identified the top 5 employee engagement drivers that could dominate the workplace in the coming year. […]

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Expect More When it Comes to Your Employee Benefits in 2017

It’s that time of year where you’ve either just finished up or are in the process of selecting your employee benefits during your company’s open enrollment; and it’s no secret that healthcare costs have been on the rise. The Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Education Trust 2016 Employer Health Benefits Survey found that premiums for […]

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HRCI & SHRM Pre-approved AP Benefit Advisors Webinar | There’s an App for That? Apps, Sites and Features That Can Help Empower Healthcare Consumers

The health insurance and healthcare delivery landscape in the United States is experiencing unprecedented change and disruption. One of the most significant forces behind these changes is technology, and the need for consumers, employers, providers, and plan sponsors alike to peel back the layers of our complex system and have greater access to information and […]

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