The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) recently announced that employers may qualify for relief of unemployment benefit charging for employees who were partially or totally laid off due to the public health emergency declared by Executive Order 72.
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..
This video offers employers three tips for a successful virtual open enrollment.
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..
As employers contemplate how to design a reduction in workforce, many are considering how additional unemployment compensation payments will impact workers.
Our membership in BAN (Benefit Advisors Network) provides an opportunity to network with great companies across the country. Another BAN member, Tuition.io prepared a summary explanation of two under-reported benefits included in the CARES Act.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires covered employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. However, for health care providers, emergency responders, and businesses with fewer than..
Lawmakers used the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act to permanently remove the so-called medicine cabinet tax. This means that HSAs, health flexible spending accounts (“FSAs”), and health reimbursement arrangements (“HRAs”) can once again reimburse the costs of..