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Employee Benefit News for School, City and County Employers

Erin Woulfe

Erin Woulfe likes to write about things that matter. Keeping her finger on the pulse of what’s happening in the public sector world, she blogs about the latest legislative news and employee benefit trends that affect our school, city and county clients. She’s been with NIS since 2002. “I love connecting to our clients and providing them with the tools they need in order to administrate their plan,” says Erin. “Whether that be materials to educate their employees on certain benefits, how to effectively communicate change within an organization, or providing tips and how-to’s to help them make their job easier.”

Recent Articles by Erin Woulfe


State of the Union Speech Addresses Employee Benefits

1 minute read

President Trump’s February State of the Union Address discussed several topics that may impact the employee benefits industry.


Overtime Exemption Salary Threshold Increased

1 minute read

Please note that this article only applies to the state of Washington. 

Washington amended its wage and hour laws to increase the salary threshold that white collar employees must...


Hospitals Sue Over Transparency Rule

1 minute read

Four large hospital groups have filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration to challenge the final rule which would require them to disclose their pricing information including...


Health Plan Compliance Deadlines for 2020

30 second read

Group health plans must comply with many reporting and disclosure requirement throughout the year. Employers who offer an employer-sponsored health plan should be aware of the key...

What Millennials Look for in Healthcare

1.5 minute read

As the largest generation in the U.S., millennials have a lot of power when it comes to shaping the future of healthcare. They seek more non-traditional care models like digital...


Compliance: Open Enrollment Benefit Notices for 2020

1 minute read

There are several benefit notices that employers are required to provide to employees either annually or during their initial enrollment. Open enrollment time can be a good time to...

Students Debate Good Qualities of a School Administrator

What makes a good school executive? This Wickedlocal article discusses what one school district did prior to hiring a new superintendent for the 2020-2021 school year.


Federal Aid Allocated by States Uneven

Recent statistics from the U.S. Department of Education show that overall federal budget for education isn’t being equally disbursed among the states. K-12 federal funding has increased slightly...


Republicans End Attempts to Repeal and Replace ACA

The Republican party has indicated that they will no longer attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). They lost control of the U.S. House of Representatives to the Democrats...

2019 IRS Contribution Limits

Download our new 2019 IRS Contribution Limits Infosheet. This handy reference for public sector organizations highlights the contribution limits for your HSA, HRA, FSA, retirement plans, and more.