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June is Men’s Health Month

The attitude with men is generally ‘if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it!’ This applies to DIY jobs around the house, repairs for their car, and especially their attitude towards their own health. With this in mind, it should come as no …

Survey Outlines Paid Parental Leave Trends

Not-for-profit HR organization, WorldatWork, recently conducted a first-of-its-kind study that sought to determine whether paid parental leave will become a mainstream benefit offering in the US – and what the actual benefits may entail. But before we go any further, let us …

IRS releases 2018 guidelines for HSA limits

Although we live in somewhat uncertain times when it comes to the administration of health care, the IRS is charging full steam ahead! In fact, it’s already released its 2018 Health Savings Account (HSA) contribution limits and High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) …

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  • June is Men’s Health Month

    The attitude with men is generally ‘if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it!’ This applies to DIY jobs around the house, repairs for their car, and especially their attitude towards their own health. With this in mind, it should come as no surprise that women are 100-percent more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men. As a result, men die at higher rates than women from the top 10 causes of death and the average life-span of a man is now five years less than that of women, versus two years less in 1920.

  • EEOC Comes Down on Pregnancy Discrimination

    At this stage in the game, it is very well known that you simply cannot discriminate against an employee based on the grounds of pregnancy. However, it would seem some companies never learn! In the latest case, Florida-based insurance firm Brown & Brown has been ordered by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to pay $100,000 and take “other remedial measures” after they rescinded a job offer to a woman mere minutes after she inquired about the company’s maternity benefits! According to the EEOC lawsuit, the insurance broker made a written job offer to an applicant, and even went so