During this recent period of economic difficulty, one frequent question our clients have asked is “What can we do to boost staff morale without breaking the bank?” This is a great question at any time, but applies especially now as many companies have been through force reductions – which always affects morale. Below is a list of compiled suggestions that you may find helpful for giving your employees just the morale boost they need.
On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), which includes several important changes to COBRA administration. We have listed here a few frequently asked questions/concerns that employers may have on this issue.
As children return to school and the year end looms closer, many employers’ health insurance comes up for renewal. While renewal meetings may seem difficult to schedule into a hectic day of business, this year, more than ever, it is crucial to make time for your employees’ insurance education. It doesn’t have to be “another meeting” – make it fun by offering snacks, combining it with a team building exercise, or raffle off a small door prize for everyone in attendance. This small step to encouraging your employee’s participation in their health plan education can go a long way towards employee satisfaction – with their benefits, and ultimately, with their job.