The Five Ws, and One H of Leave of Absence (LOA) and Health Benefits

September 1, 2020
This is the fourth article in our Compliance 101 blog series where we use six questions to break down important compliance topics. Below you will learn more about Leave of Absence or LOA policy. Read more below!  Download this article.   Who should have a Leave of Absence (LOA)... Find out more »

6 Steps to Hurricane Preparedness

August 31, 2020
It’s hurricane season and it’s sobering to reflect on the tremendous destruction that hurricanes are capable of. Hurricane Katrina, which struck the nation in August 2005, totaled more than $160 billion in economic damage, the costliest natural disaster hurricane on record.  As... Find out more »

Weekly Wellbeing Resources – August 31

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! Below please find this week’s curated list of wellbeing resources. Feel free to share these resources, as appropriate, with your team. Please note, there will be no resources next week due to the holiday. Have a safe and healthy... Find out more »

Mental Health Resources

August 27, 2020
Only 43% of adults with mental illness get treatment, and the average delay between symptom onset and treatment for mental illnesses is 11 years. If you want to support your teammates with mental health issues, check out the resources below.  Mental Health Screening Tools Mental... Find out more »

The Five Ws, and One H of Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRAs)*

August 25, 2020
This is the third article in our Compliance 101 blog series where we use six questions to break down key compliance terms. Below you will learn more about a Health Reimbursement Arrangement, or HRA. Download this article. Who may participate in an HRA?    HRAs are only... Find out more »

Weekly Wellbeing Resources: Back-to-School Anxiety, HIIT Workouts & Mental Health

August 24, 2020
Our Alera Wellbeing Team is extremely grateful to be hosting a panel discussion this week on Reducing Mental Health Stigma in the Workplace with a Focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.  Our panelists are Kelly Greenwood (CEO of Mind Share Partners), Kerry Graves (Executive Director of... Find out more »

The Five Ws, and One H of COBRA

August 17, 2020
This is the second article in our Compliance 101 blog series! Below you'll learn key components of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, better known as COBRA.  Download this article. Who is required to offer COBRA? * All private sector employers with 20 or... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources – Week of August 17

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. Below please find this week’s curated list of wellbeing resources. Please feel free to share these resources, as appropriate, with your team.  Have a safe and healthy week!   Career Wellbeing Apps That Help You Stop... Find out more »

The Five Ws, and One H of Wrap Documents

August 10, 2020
This is the first article in our new Compliance 101 blog series where we will break down major compliance topics in an easy to understand format. Check back next week for our latest post.  Download this article. Who is required to have a wrap document? All employers subject to... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources – Week of August 3

August 3, 2020
While there continue to be many ways employees can use support, Family Wellbeing should be a key area of focus right now.  Schools across the country are releasing their options for re-opening and there is one key theme; almost all those plans indicate that children will be doing some of their... Find out more »