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The Risks and Dangers of Heat Exposure

It's official everyone! Even with all of the COVID-19 pandemic activities (or lack thereof), even with the practicing of social distancing, and even with the wearing of masks - summer has finally arrived! Though there has been a lot happening across our country, summer could simply not be..

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10 Perks That Appeal to Remote Workers

For the last 30 years or so, companies have been trying to find unique benefits and perks that will help them hire and retain a strong workforce. We’ve seen ping pong tables, nap rooms, on-site cafeterias, on-site daycare, concierge service, fitness centers, popcorn machines, beer - the list..

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Supporting Your Employees With Children When School Resumes

2020 has shaped up to be a year that defies description for employers. We can all agree that the times we are living in and the challenges employers and employees face are unprecedented.

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Saving Money On Work Comp Through Lag Time

How would you like to save money on your workers compensation premium and not have to do much work to do so? Sound too good to be true? One of the best ways to save money, and a motto I have preached for years, is this: Eliminate any lag time between when your employee is injured and when you..

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COVID-19 Data Tracker Update as of June 16, 2020

Author: Jessica Poff

Category: Data Analytics, COVID-19

As of June 16, 2020, Wisconsin continues to report the lowest percentage of positive COVID-19 tests among the five midwestern states with 5.4% of the tests returning positive. Indiana has the highest percentage of positive cases in the midwest at 11.4%. Wisconsin’s percentage of positive tests..

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IRS Issues Guidance on Leave Donation Programs and COVID-19

Author: Sue Thomas

Category: COVID-19

The IRS issued Notice 2020-46 permitting employers to make deductible cash payments before January 1, 2021 to charitable organizations providing relief to victims of the COVID-19 pandemic in exchange for sick, vacation or personal leave which their employees forgo.

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3 Tips for a Successful Virtual Open Enrollment – Video

This video offers employers three tips for a successful virtual open enrollment.

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Chart of Flex Plan Changes

Keeping track of what is required and what is optional for flexible spending account plans can get confusing. This chart pulls everything together. When deciding whether you want to allow any of the optional items, keep in mind that you’ll need to work with your third party administrator to..

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COVID-19 Data Tracker Update as of June 10, 2020

Author: Jessica Poff

Category: Data Analytics, COVID-19

As of June 10, 2020, Wisconsin continues to report the lowest percentage of positive COVID-19 tests among the five midwestern states with 5.8% of the tests returning positive. Indiana has the highest percentage of positive cases in the midwest at 12.1%. Wisconsin’s percentage of positive tests..

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Tell the Truth When It Comes to COVID-19

The delicate balance between employee health privacy and an employer’s obligations to maintain a safe workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic is highlighted in this article.

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