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ACA’S ALE AIR – A Case for Outsourcing | IL Employee Benefits

By Jennifer Kupper In-house Counsel for iaCONSULTING a UBA Partner Firm The Affordable Care Act’s Employer-Shared Responsibility (ESR), otherwise known as Play or Pay, is here! Not only are employers struggling to apply the once-abstract-but-now-actual complex and convoluted rules and regulations, employers are facing yet another hurdle – Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information Returns (AIR). … Continued

“Friending” Your Doctor

The term “friending” refers to adding someone to a list of friends on a social media website. This list is more of a contact database rather than meaning someone on it is actually your friend.

“Friending” Your Doctor | IL Benefits Broker

The term “friending” refers to adding someone to a list of friends on a social media website. This list is more of a contact database rather than meaning someone on it is actually your friend.

New ACA Implications for Cafeteria Plans: Change in Status and Changing Employee Elections | Illinois Employee Benefits

By Danielle Capilla, Chief Compliance Officer at United Benefit Advisors Cafeteria plans, or plans governed by IRS Code Section 125, allow employers to help employees pay for expenses such as health insurance with pre-tax dollars. Employees are given a choice between a taxable benefit (cash) and two or more specified pre-tax qualified benefits, for example, … Continued

Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

Even though you already have a job, you’ve been interviewing with other companies and have now just been offered a position. This is the day you go to your supervisor or HR department and turn in your two weeks’ notice (you are a professional after all, you don’t just quit). But then, surprise, you get a counteroffer to stay.

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? | Employee Benefits Chicago

Even though you already have a job, you’ve been interviewing with other companies and have now just been offered a position. This is the day you go to your supervisor or HR department and turn in your two weeks’ notice (you are a professional after all, you don’t just quit). But then, surprise, you get a counteroffer to stay.

Just Married! What Employers Need to Know About the Obergefell Ruling and Same-Sex Marriage

This 90-minute basic webinar will help employers understand the impact of the decision in Obergefell on employee benefits and other employment issues. Eligible for 1.5 HRCI credit hours for participation.

What to Expect from Top Natural Sunscreens | Chicago Benefits Broker

By Angharad Evans www.copyright-free-content.com Want the advantages of sunscreen, without putting artificial substances on your skin or into the water? There are a variety of top natural sunscreens now available that give you great sun protection without the guilt. But not all “natural” brands offer the same benefits. Here is what to expect from the … Continued

Make Health Care Costs Part of Retirement

There are plenty of educational programs on how to save for retirement, and even the industry as a whole has told people to find their goal or a specific dollar amount for retirement. However, what is often not considered is just how much a person will…

Make Health Care Costs Part of Retirement | Chicago Employee Benefits

There are plenty of educational programs on how to save for retirement, and even the industry as a whole has told people to find their goal or a specific dollar amount for retirement. However, what is often not considered is just how much a person will…