DOL Reminds Employers to Prioritize Safety for Summer Youth Hires With summer being a popular season for youth employment, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently reminded employers hiring youth-aged workers to comply with federal child labor laws to ensure these hires have a safe and beneficial experience. The DOL’s Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)… Read More

The Benefits of Seasonal Produce In today’s supermarket, it’s normal to see the same produce available year-round. However, that doesn’t mean the quality always remains the same. Eating seasonally means you are simply taking advantage of the harvest schedule and enjoying fully mature produce at the peak of its growing season. Seasonal eating can also… Read More

4 Tips For Maximizing Your HSA Health savings accounts (HSAs) are an excellent tool for managing your out-of-pocket health care expenses. Consider these four strategies to make sure you are getting the most out of your HSA account: Contribute as much as you can. In 2022, the individual limit is $3,650, while the family limit… Read More

Understanding Monkeypox Monkeypox is making headlines and alerting health experts as cases appear in the United States. So, what is it? Monkeypox, a viral disease passed to animals and humans, is very rare in the United States. It’s usually found in Central and West Africa. As monkeypox cases rise in Europe and the United States,… Read More

June 2022 Effective Benefit Plan Communication How employers communicate benefits information to employees has a tremendous impact on how well employees understand, utilize and perceive the programs. Managers and supervisors are usually in the best position to share important benefits information with employees. As an employee’s primary point of contact, managers and supervisors also tend… Read More