Entries by United Benefit Advisors

The Holiday Liability

Some employees may dread the office holiday party, some may look forward to it, but it’s almost a given that the company’s HR department holds its collective breath every year until the next morning.

Is A Shorter Workday Better? Only Time Will Tell.

If you or a coworker is a “clock watcher” when it comes to that five o’clock rush out the door, you may rejoice in not having to watch the clock for as long during the workday.

EEOC Issues New Guidance on National Origin Discrimination

National origin discrimination is discrimination because an individual is, or the individual’s ancestors are, from a certain place or has the physical, cultural, or linguistic characteristics of a particular national origin group, including Native American tribes.

Pawsome Pet Benefits

Any employer that offers pet benefits to its employees certainly gets a round of appaws from me.

Beware of Ransomware

Ransomware is malicious software that’s designed to encrypt data in order to block access to it, or even access to the computer system itself, until a payment of money is made.

Lather, Rinse, Repeat: IRS Reporting in 2017

This webinar will provide an overview of the reporting process, what we learned from the first round of reporting, and how employers should be tracking employees.

The Right Stop Loss Solution = Savings + Security

Learn about the key concepts of stop loss coverage, specific policy points to be aware of, and what to look for in a stop loss partner.

Use It Or (Don’t) Lose It

When it comes to paid time off (PTO), it’s usually “use-it-or-lose-it,” but that practice may be ending with some employers.

Home Is Where The Office Is

I don’t mind working, but this eight hour wait to go home is killing me. If that sounds like you, then have you considered working from home?

Hold The Sugar, Sugar

The truth about all sugar is that people are getting too much of it, which leads to being overweight, diabetes, and heart disease.

Short-Term Insurance, Excepted Benefits, Annual Limits

On October 31, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Department of Labor, and Department of Health and Human Services issued final regulations regarding the definition of short-term, limited-duration insurance, standards for travel insurance and …

Free Speech Can Have Consequences

The Internet never forgives, nor forgets, and most people are aware that posting something violent or sexually offensive, or if they are the perpetrators of cyberbullying, can easily get them in trouble with their family, their friends, and even their …