Top 5 most attractive employee benefits

Posted by Gretchen Smitson on Wed, Jun 13, 2018 @ 09:06

Workers prefer benefits

Over the past decade, power within the job market has shifted from employers to candidates. This change in the recruitment ecosystem has led employers to take a deeper look at the benefits available to employees. Rather than simply offering increased wages, employers are increasingly offering unique benefit packages that reflect company culture and employee preferences.

Here are the 5 most attractive employee benefits according to Harvard Business Review: 

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Tags: Affordable Care Act, BerniePortal, aca compliance, benefits technology, employer mandate

Thousands of employers to receive ACA penalty notices

Posted by Emily Kubis on Fri, Jun 01, 2018 @ 08:06

Address compliance with a benefits platform

The New York Times reports the IRS is sending penalty notices to 30,000 organizations in violation of the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate.

This news illustrates the importance of remaining compliant with the ACA, especially in light of changes to the law from the Trump administration.

There have been some changes to the ACA, including the repeal of the individual mandate penalty beginning in 2019 and the expansion of short-term and association health plans, among other changes.

However, the repeal did not impact the employer mandate, which requires groups with more than 50 full-time employers to provide health coverage, nor did it impact reporting requirements associated with the mandate.

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Tags: Affordable Care Act, BerniePortal, aca compliance, benefits technology, employer mandate

Hiring Millennials? Why changing workforce trends are driving adoption of benefits tech

Posted by Emily Kubis on Wed, May 30, 2018 @ 10:05

Half of employers plan to increase spending on benefits tech in the next three years

According to a new study from Guardian, employers are increasing their spending and adoption of benefits-related technology, largely driven by Millennials.

Guardian’s Workplace Benefits Study found most employers have increased their spending on benefits tech in the last five years, and half of employers surveyed plan to make further increases over the next three years.

These increases are driven largely by Millennials, who continue to comprise larger shares of the workforce. With unemployment low, employers are competing for Millennial talent and turning an eye to their recruitment, retention and engagement strategies.

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Tags: BerniePortal, millennials, benefits technology

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