The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has interrupted many businesses across the country. While it’s unclear how long COVID-19 will continue to affect organizations, many employers are looking to the future of employees returning to work. Echoing the sentiments of public health officials, a return to normalcy won’t be like flipping a switch, but rather a gradual… Read More


How to Make Sure Your Remote Employees Feel Engaged

Even during normal times, it can sometimes be hard to determine how engaged your remote employees are and the best ways to keep them at the most committed, interested, and responsive. During extraordinary times when a large part of the workforce has suddenly had to transition to working from home, both workers and managers can… Read More


We’ve compiled a robust set of resources to help HR, Employers, and Employees navigate the Coronavirus crisis. You can download the complete list of available resources here and contact us at ESIS to request specific resources from the library.… Read More


Any type of change in life can be frustrating and unnerving, particularly when you are making a change that will affect hundreds or even thousands of employees. You want to know that you’re making the right decision as getting the wrong provider or plan can dramatically change the success of your open enrollment period —… Read More


The federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act, enacted on March 18, 2020, requires employers to provide paid leave to workers for certain purposes related to COVID-19. This Compliance Bulletin contains guidance from the DOL about the new paid leave requirements.… Read More


As business closures increase due to the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are faced with questions about compensation and health benefit coverage for their employees. Government relief measures may provide compensation for businesses and individuals in certain situations. In other cases, existing rules on employee rights will apply. This Compliance Overview provides a summary of the issues… Read More


Update: DOL Now Fully Enforcing FFCRA Paid Leave Rules for Coronavirus Read more here: Employers may face penalties for any unremedied violations committed during the DOL’s nonenforcement period. Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), covered employers must post a notice of the FFCRA requirements in a conspicuous place on its premises. This HR… Read More


3 Benefits Your Broker Should be Offering

Finding the right broker for your company means getting access to the tools and support you need to be successful during your annual open enrollment period — and throughout the entire year. That could include everything from keeping healthcare costs under control to ensuring that you have the right tools and information needed for each… Read More


How HR Can Provide a Better Employee Experience

Human resources professionals know that there is a rising problem within the organization — healthcare costs that may seem to be spiraling out of control. When you work with your staff members to find solutions to this problem, you can find that there are significant savings that can be created for the organization without causing… Read More