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  • Easing Ebola fears in the workplace

    U.S. employers are not immune to the Ebola scare sweeping the country, but for most businesses, the risk of their employees contracting the virus remains extremely low. Nevertheless, employers are encouraged to re-examine their workplace travel policies and pandemic plans, say labor and business health experts.

  • Public and union employers' attack plan for ACA excise tax

    With visions of the ACA's Cadillac tax on the 2018 horizon, major employers are already making arrangements to soften the blow and help deal with potential surcharges on employer-sponsored benefits - and working with their unions to control health plan costs.

  • Why introducing egg freezing coverage and other plan changes can be a slippery slope

    Several tech companies this week announced they would be adding egg freezing benefits to their health plan. While that may sound like a nice perk to some, making this and other benefit plan changes comes with risks that your employer clients, with your help, should consider.

  • 5 reasons wearable wellness is here to stay

    Whether it's Fitbit, Jawbone UP, the anticipated Apple Watch or even Google Glass, consumer demand for wearable technology is at an all-time high. Amy McDonough, Fitbit's director of wellness, shares five reasons wearable fitness technology is not just a fad and what each trend means for employers and employees.

  • What impact will the ACA have on college campuses?

    The concepts of hours of service and full-time loom large in the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate. But what happens when hours are not easily captured as is the case with adjunct faculty members?

  • 10 tips to help implement a successful wellness program

    Successful worksite wellness programs may help improve employees' health and productivity, but how can you effectively implement and follow through on your wellness aspirations? Here are 10 ideas.

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