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Employee Benefit News for School, City and County Employers

Trending: Creating 3-5 Year Strategic Plans for Public Sector Health Benefits

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With the average health insurance increase around 4-6%, schools, counties, and other governmental employers are continually looking for ways to contain their costs. Traditionally,...


Three Things to Look for in Your Life Insurance Renewal

2 minute read

A life insurance renewal is like buying a new car. Cost is always a determining factor in making your final selection. But you may also take into consideration things such as safety...


Final Notice of ACA Benefit & Payment Parameters for 2020

2 minute read

The Department of Health and Human Services released its final Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2020. This final rule describes benefit and payment parameters under the...


Best Practice: Review Your Covered Dependents

1.5 minute read

Many school, city and county employers offer dependent coverage on their Life, Vision, Medical or Dental Insurance. Employees and dependents are added onto the plan and terminated...

Business Relationships Help Schools Fund Projects

1 minute read

Many school districts don’t have the funding for all the projects they’d like to complete in a given year. Whether it may be uniforms, books, or a new scoreboard, some items may be...

Proposed Family Leave Laws

2 minute read

According to The New York Times, the United States is the only industrialized country that does not guarantee paid family leave. Many employees must take unpaid leave when it comes...

Are employers required to accommodate medical marijuana use?

In SHRM’s article, Weed at Work: Must Employers Accommodate Medical Use?” they examine workplace accommodations for medical marijuana use.

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.

Is your benefit plan strong enough to prevent your best from leaving?

Why do employers offer benefit packages? To attract and retain quality employees, of course. In governmental organizations in particular, generous benefit packages are often seen as something...


Continuing Life/Disability Coverage While on Approved Leave of Absence

Does your group term life or disability policy allow employees to continue their coverage while on an approved leave of absence? If yes, it’s important that your leave administration procedures...