10 Low-Cost Benefits for Employees to Get Excited About

10 Low-Cost Benefits for Employees to Get Excited About

CJC Benefits, Employee Relations, Employer Trends, HR News

Most organizations just can’t afford to give their employees the razzle-dazzle perks offered by high-profile companies like Google and Facebook, extravagances that include unlimited vacation days, gourmet catered lunches, free massages, stipends for travel and onsite rock-climbing walls. But if employees are not earning above-market salaries, what motivation do they have to stay at the company? And how can HR …

Where Do Clinton and Trump Stand on HR Issues? (Part 1)

CJC Benefits, Compliance, Employer Trends, Employment, HR News

Whether the next president of the United States is Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, he or she will likely introduce policies around employment and labor issues which will impact employers nationwide. Generally speaking, the Republican Party will take positions more in alignment with employers’ interests, while the Democratic nominee carries the banner for labor. But where do the 2016 Republican …

Don’t Make These Common FMLA Mistakes

Don’t Make These Common FMLA Mistakes

CJC Benefits, Compliance, HR News

Even seasoned HR professionals can get confused when administering leave, but understanding the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is crucial to an employer’s workplace compliance. The law requires covered employers to provide unpaid leave for certain family and medical situations, return the employee to the same or an equivalent position at the end of the leave period and …

National Employee Benefits Day

It’s National Employee Benefits Day!

CJC Benefits, HR News, Work Culture

Today is National Employee Benefits Day. Created by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, it is a day to remember the role that benefits play in attracting and retaining your most important resource: your employees. The importance of benefits to your employees is more significant than ever. According to our own Workplace Benefits Study: • Eight out of 10 …

Understanding the Affordable Care Act

Clearing Up Confusion over ACA Reporting Documents

CJC Benefits, HR News, Legislative Updates

Health coverage forms due to employees by Mar. 31 The deadline for employers to provide their employees with IRS Forms 1095-B and 1095-C is fast approaching. As 2016 is the first year under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that employers must report information to the IRS about the health care coverage offered to employees and distribute copies of the appropriate …