The ROI of Workplace Resilience Training

With much focus these days on employee engagement, it comes as no surprise that employers are diving deeper into what they can do to help promote a healthy workforce through overall wellbeing.  While we work hard to promote a peaceful and productive workplace, not everyone has the perfect day at work.  That is where resilience […]

The Rise of Benefits for Working Parents

It’s no secret that our strengthened economy and increased demand for employees has resulted in a tightening of the U.S. labor market.  North Carolina remains at about 4% unemployment which many employers would suggest could be considered full employment.  Over the last 12-18 months I have heard one consistent message from essentially all my clients […]

Disability Insurance: An Undervalued Employee Benefit

Disability insurance may sometimes be the forgotten benefit in an employee’s health and welfare benefits package since no one plans on becoming disabled. While disability coverage may not be on the top of employees minds, the Council for Disability Awareness says that more than one in four of today’s 20-year-olds can expect to be out […]

The Reimbursement Tug-of-War

The State Health Plan (SHP) is looking for ways to control healthcare cost and it has its eyes set on the reimbursement rates paid to medical providers. Why is this important? According to North Carolina’s Treasurer, Dale Folwell, the State Health Plan has an estimated unfunded liability of $35 billion leading to potential insolvency by […]