Posts Tagged Benefits
Social Security is with you through life’s journey, even if that journey takes you far, far away. Over half a million American citizens live outside the United States and receive some kind of Social Security benefit, including retired and disabled workers, as well as spouses, widows, widowers, and children.
There are few HR topics that garner more media attention than employee benefits.
A simple Google search of “employee benefits” yields more than 429 million results.
Paid family leave, workplace flexibility and health care now dominate the conversation in Washington, D.C., and in our workplaces, and employee benefits continues to be among the most popular topics at SHRM.
Everyone benefits when great organizations work together to maximize the services and information they provide. This has been the case since we partnered with the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) to ensure all employees are well informed about the Social Security benefits and information available to them.
It’s easy to get caught up wanting to deliver a sophisticated platform to engage your workforce. Many benefits technology solutions promise to make employees smarter consumers of health care through slick recommendation engines, bots, and avatars delivered on smart phones.
I advise you to keep these three things in mind when you evaluate benefits technology:
Examining and renegotiating pharmacy benefit management contracts can help trim drug spending
On January 25, @shrmnextchat chatted with SHRM Senior Vice President of Knowledge Development Alex Alonso (@SHRMKnwldgeSVP) and SHRM Vice President of Research Shonna Waters (@Shonna_Waters) about What's Next for Paid Leave.
In case you missed this informative chat, you can read all the tweets here:
When people think about Social Security, the first thing that comes to mind is retirement. The second is disability. But, our agency is so much more. We have tools, information, and services to help secure today and tomorrow for your employees and their families.
When you start receiving Social Security benefits, certain members of your family may also qualify for benefits on your record. Benefits may be paid to:
For more than 80 years, Social Security has helped secure today and tomorrow with financial benefits that support millions of Americans throughout life’s journey.
Running a competitive business and having healthy employees are twin goals that most employers consider inseparable. And to support both, many employers have invested significant time, money and thoughtful resources into building a comprehensive health, wellness and fitness program.
There was a time when only HR professionals were concerned about the nuts and bolts of employee benefits such as paid leave, telework and health care. Perhaps a top recruit asked a question or a female worker expecting her first child sought clarification on the Family and Medical Leave Act. Or maybe it was HR’s perennial favorite time of year: open enrollment season.
Not any longer. Employee benefits have gone mainstream.