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4 Steps To Help You Avoid Costly FMLA Errors

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which allows eligible employees to take unpaid, job-protected leave for certain medical and family purposes, will mark its 30th year in 2023. And yet, three…

Charting a New Path for Employee Wellness

Employee stress, anxiety and burnout are on the rise. Surveys show that mental health has been declining for years. Given the current challenges facing employees, you may be among the many organizations…

6 Ways To Avoid an Insurance Claim This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday, filled with food, friends and family — especially after last year’s canceled plans due to the COVID-19 shutdown. But turkey day can also bring its share of…

[Breaking News] IRS Sets 2023 Limits for FSA, HRA and more!

The IRS just released 2023 contribution limits for FSAs and more. For plan year starting on or after January 1, 2023… If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Benefits…

Is Your Vehicle Ready for Winter Weather?

Winter is on its way with cold temperatures, fog, snow and ice. Now is the time to prepare your vehicle for hazardous conditions and treacherous driving. Make sure you do the following in…

California Expands Pay Transparency Requirements

Beginning January 1, 2023, employers in California will be subject to several new requirements aimed at promoting pay equity, as follows: Employers with 15 or more employees (located anywhere) will be required…

Here’s How To Handle an Unexpected Resignation

An unexpected resignation can be difficult, especially when it involves a well-liked or top-performing employee. But by focusing on immediate work responsibilities and managing your emotions, you can turn a potentially negative…

Bender Insurance Solutions Board of Directors names Maggie Bender-Johnson the next CEO

The Board of Directors of Bender Insurance Solutions, the largest independent, employee-owned and family-led insurance brokerage in the Sacramento region, has unanimously voted to approve Maggie Bender-Johnson the next Chief Executive Officer. Maggie will…

Is It Time To Rekindle Your Office Romance Policy?

In the case of office romance and the pandemic, it appears that absence really did make the heart grow fonder. Despite the rise in remote work and physical distancing, the percentage of…

Take Five: Office Ergonomics

Introduction to office ergonomics Whether you are a full-time office worker or you work from a desk or worktable during your shift, paying attention to ergonomics will help you remain comfortable, avoid…