March 2017 - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

Are Your Interview Questions Getting a Little Outdated?

There are an endless amount of questions that an interviewer can ask a job applicant. But let’s ask you a couple questions first – Are these questions you’re asking pertinent to the open position at hand? Are they beneficial in collecting true information regarding your potential employee? If you’re asking the following questions, then the […]

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New Bill May Allow Parents to Use FMLA for Loss of a Child

A new bill was recently introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives that would amend the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to permit parents the use of leave to mourn the death of a child. The new bill, known as the Sarah Grace-Farley-Kluger Act, would add “because of the death of a son or […]

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Wellness Programs May Not Always Be Healthy for the Employer

Fitness bands have become more and more popular over the years and you can bet that most of your employees are wearing some kind of device to track their biometrics. These devices can do everything from counting steps, to administering medical tests, to analyzing one’s quality of sleep. So this means employers could have firsthand […]

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Best Practices to Survive a DOL FMLA Investigation

The Department of Labor (DOL) is cracking down harder on their on-site investigations of employers’ facilities and are placing an emphasis on recordkeeping compliance, “systemic” violations, and supervisors’ accountability in administering FMLA. So this means employers need to be prepared if the DOL decides to pay a visit to check FMLA, request documents, and interview […]

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HRCI & SHRM Pre-approved AP Benefit Advisors Webinar | Trump Healthcare Reform – Impact on ACA

Join AP Benefit Advisors’ General Counsel and Vice President of Compliance, Patrick Haynes, for this HRCI* and SHRM** pre-approved webinar. Attorney Haynes will explore President Trump’s Healthcare Reforms and the potential impact on ACA regulations and compliance, in this complimentary, one-hour webinar.   Topics include: Repeal/Replace Activities Executive Order(s) Reconciliation Activity to Date Health Care […]

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ACA Repeal & Replace – New House Bill Details

House Republicans just released the latest version of the ACA repeal and replace legislation.  The good news for many of our clients is that the Congress has listened to you and us as your brokers, consultants, agents and administrators.  Many of us didn’t see the wisdom in upsetting the employer-sponsored-healthcare market (150+ million Americans enjoy […]

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