Understanding the $900B COVID Relief Bill

In an effort to pertinent information regarding the latest Stimulus Package passed by Congress, we have provided an information PDF that relates to employers and group benefit plans. Click on the link below to download the summary of information we think is of value! Understanding the 900B Stimulus Package   We also want to include [...]

2021-01-13T15:59:54-06:00January 13th, 2021|

Updates for Health FSA/Dependent Care Guidelines

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 was approved by Congress on December 21, 2020, and signed into law by President Donald Trump on December 27, 2020. It includes the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020 (Disaster Relief Act). The following is a summary of the important provisions found in section 214, “Temporary Special Rules for [...]

2021-01-05T11:24:49-06:00January 5th, 2021|

EEOC COVID-19 Guidance and Vaccines

With a COVID-19 vaccine being distributed for the first time, it won't be long before it is readily available. When available, will your business encourage or even  require your staff to be vaccinated to ensure the protection of your workforce? If so, it is vital that your team works within the guidelines set forth [...]

2020-12-22T16:10:14-06:00December 22nd, 2020|

Flu Season Admidst Covid-19

If 2020 hasn't been challenging enough, flu season is upon us. It is important for you as an employer to ensure that your workforce remains healthy, and that you are able to identify the difference between the flu and COVID-19. Both COVID-19 and the flu have some of the same symptoms. Both are affect the [...]

2020-10-01T15:55:40-05:00October 1st, 2020|

Working Remotely Due to COVID-19

To comply with the "Shelter in Place" orders from our local officials, our staff has largely gone remote. We are still available to provide the same services to which you are accustomed, and we are still working operating in normal business hours. Please feel free to contact our office as all of our phones have [...]

2020-03-27T14:11:59-05:00March 27th, 2020|

New I-9 Forms Effective May 1st, 2020

HR Managers: The old I-9 forms expired August 31, 2019. You can still use the expired forms you have until the end of April. Starting in May, you will need to use the new I-9 form. If you have any HR compliance questions, we would love to answer them. Give our office a call, and [...]

2020-02-04T12:58:57-06:00February 4th, 2020|

Winter Illness Prevention

As the Texas weather is finally starting to cool down, cold and flu season is starting to ramp up. To avoid illness and extra trips to the doctor and pharmacy, make sure to use these tips! Stay safe out there, y'all!  

2019-10-21T13:14:27-05:00October 21st, 2019|

Health-Related Productivity Costs

While the cost of offering employee benefits is easy to quantify, there are other costs that we don't see directly in the books. Health issues are a leading cause of productivity costs. So as an administrator or employer, what can you do to combat that loss of productivity? The answer is wellness! Promoting wellness within [...]

2019-09-03T13:51:08-05:00September 3rd, 2019|

Employee Handbook Common Mistakes

An employee handbook, when thorough, is a great tool to define every part of the relationship between an employee and the organization. It clearly defines the scope of operation and the dos and don'ts of how one is to spend their time while on the job. However, if a handbook does not adequately explain the [...]

2019-08-27T10:03:40-05:00August 27th, 2019|

Workplace Wellness

Employee education, health, and overall wellness is always at the top of our priority list. Employees that are engaged with their health are more likely to make healthy decisions leading to potentially lower health costs and claims. Why should your business include wellness in the workplace? Easy! Better health, higher self-esteem, and as mentioned earlier, [...]

2019-07-10T13:28:13-05:00July 10th, 2019|
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