Same-Sex Marriages and Group Health Benefits

From 2013 to 2015, a series of Supreme Court cases and government updates have changed the landscape of the way employers must consider same-sex spouses in relation to employee benefits.

DOL Issues Another FAQ on ACA Implementation

Answers question on coverage of preventive services, rescissions of coverage, out-of-network emergency services, clinical trial coverage, cost-sharing limitations, the Mental Health Parity Act, and the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act.

GASPA 2016 Spring Conference

GASPA 2016 Spring Conference

June 1-3, 2016

King and Prince Resort

The Georgia Association of Personnel Administrators is pleased to announce the  2016 Spring conference on June 1-3, 2016  at the King and Prince Resort. The Theme of the conference is “Engage” and a tentative agenda will be posted on our GASPA website around the middle of March. ( Please note a schedule change: Phil Hartley will be presenting a legislative update session right after the keynote speaker on the first day of the conference. The Professional Standards Commission will provide a certification update on Friday. Annette Breaux will be our keynote speaker. She is a co-author with Harry Wong and Todd Whitaker and will present best practices for teacher induction and ideas for making good teachers great and keeping those great teachers! Read more

2016 GAINS Annual Conference

2016 GAINS Annual Conference

May 5-6, 2016

Savannah Marriott Riverfront

The Georgia Accounting Information Network Support (GAINS) members will hold their annual conference on May 5-6, 2016 at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel in Savannah, Georgia. Read more

Investors Do Better Interacting With People Instead Of Technology

Many employers have done an excellent job of integrating financial wellness programs with their employees in order for them to improve their overall financial well-being.

The Other Side of Office Politics

Everyone is aware of office politics, but what about politics in the office? Whether you label yourself as a republican, democrat, independent, liberal, conservative, or anything else, it’s best to keep your opinions to yourself.

Do You Need New Clothes?

When it comes to business fashion, my two favorite quotes are “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.” by Mark Twain and “You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure.” by Zig Ziglar. But do clothes really make the man (or woman)?

Business Travel Is Seldom Done Leisurely

To quote singer Warren Zevon, "I’ve been to Paris and it ain’t that pretty at all." Many people often think of business travel as a "free vacation" or that it’s all champagne and caviar (and if it is for you, I want to know where you work), but the reality is that it’s often very stressful.