New Guidance on COVID-19 and ADA Disability

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued 14 additional answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding what employers can and cannot do to comply with federal fair employment laws during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new answers address the definition of “disability” and how to determine whether an individual with COVID-19 …

How Rising Healthcare Costs Could Affect Employees

The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the importance of employee benefits for individuals across the country; however, uncertainty regarding what resources are available can hinge on the ability to maximize these benefits. With healthcare costs increasing and traditional in-person appointments steadily resuming, employees are also expressing concerns over how themselves and …

Education – A Key Component of Disability Insurance Benefits

Employers have consistently had to pivot and adjust their benefits to accommodate employees’ everchanging lifestyles and healthcare needs. Because of this, employee benefits have strengthened the relationship between the organization and employees. Disability insurance is an employee benefit that provides valuable income protection when employees are faced with unexpected physical …