The Six Types of OSHA Violations and Their Penalties

May 31, 2018
As conscientious as you and your company may be about federal OSHA compliance and keeping employees safe, you may need to undergo an OSHA inspection. Here are six types of violations you could be cited for: De Minimus These violations do not have a monetary penalty because they do not... Find out more »

From Data Breaches to Ransomware: How to Avoid Becoming the Victim of a Cybercrime

May 24, 2018
Each time you connect to the Internet, you risk becoming the victim of a cybercrime. It's the price we pay for living in a digital world — whether it's at home, at work, or on your smartphone. According to the Identity Theft Resource Institute, the number of U.S. data breaches in 2016... Find out more »

5 Things Employers Need to Know about Domestic Partnerships and Benefit Offerings

May 18, 2018
With the rise in healthcare costs and increase in healthcare legislation, employers are faced with difficult decisions when it comes to their benefit offerings.  Depending on the family demographics of an organization, offering benefits to domestic partners can be a way to promote a culture of... Find out more »

Reference-Based Pricing — A New Way of Paying Health Care Providers

May 17, 2018
Many small employers are turning to self-funding to provide economical group health benefits to employees. A growing number now use reference-based pricing to lower costs. Reference-based pricing is a way for employers who self-fund their benefits to limit costs by paying a fixed amount for health... Find out more »

Ten Reasons to Motivate Employees to Use Their Employee Health Benefit Portal

It’s not enough to give your employees the right health plan if they don’t understand it. An online employee portal or self-service site can help — if employees are motivated to use it. You put a lot of time, effort and money into choosing and purchasing the right health benefit plans for... Find out more »