October 2017 - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

Trick or Treat! Test Your Halloween Knowledge

1. Halloween’s origins come from a Celtic festival for the dead called… a. Oireachtas na Gaeilge b. Samhain c. Bharraigh d. Saline 2. Which of the following were originally used to carve Jack o’ Lanterns? …could be more than one answer. a. Beets b. Oranges c. Potatoes d. Turnips e. Apples f. Eggplants 3. Jack […]

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IRS Announces 2018 Contribution Limits for 401(k)s, FSAs, and More

            IRS has announced the 2018 cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) with respect to retirement plan limits. Many limits, which are adjusted by reference to Code Sec. 415(d), are changed for 2018 since the increase in the cost-of-living index met the statutory thresholds that trigger their adjustment. However, others remain unchanged. Certain […]

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Our Comprehensive On Demand Benefits Webinar Library

        If you haven’t taken advantage of our comprehensive Employee Benefits Webinar Library, you’re missing out on dozens of important webinars on topics like: Voluntary Benefits – Choosing the Right Fit Understanding the Intricacies of PBM Contracts, Language, & Opportunities Change That Sticks: Holistic Benefit Communications for Better Acceptance & Higher Uptake […]

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HRCI & SHRM Pre-Approved AP Benefit Advisors Webinar | 2018 Open Enrollment: Top 12 Critical Mistakes to Avoid this OE Season

Join AP Benefit Advisors’ General Counsel and VP of Compliance, Patrick Haynes, and AssuredPartners’ VP of Compliance, Caroline Smith, for this HRCI* and SHRM** pre-approved, complimentary, one-hour webinar as they review the top 12 critical mistakes to avoid during your 2018 open enrollment. Topics include: Failure to Communicate Neglecting Technology Cutting Corners Limited Enrollment Options […]

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Large Employers Aren’t the Only Ones Dealing with FMLA Claims

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is applicable to employers with 50 or more employees, so when it comes to small employers, they never really give it any thought. This doesn’t mean smaller employers are off the hook from any employee legal allegations though. In Tilley v. Kalamazoo County Road Commission, the small employer was […]

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