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Recognizing Employee Requests for Disability Accommodations

  The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal law that requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees and applicants with disabilities, except when an accommodation would cause undue hardship. In general, the ADA requires individuals with disabilities to inform their employers that they need accommodations. However, it does not require them to mention the ADA by name, use any specific phrases, or identify any specific accommodations in order to trigger an employer’s responsibilities…

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Everything You Need To Know About Disability Insurance

Disability insurance has become an increasingly valuable part of a comprehensive employee benefits package. Not only does disability insurance fill the gaps in financial protection offered by other programs like Social Security, but it is also a highly sought-after component of a competitive benefits package for employers who need to attract and retain talented employees. And while employees appreciate the peace of mind they receive as their income replacement benefits are being paid, employers can use the resources offered by insurers to…

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Protect Your Employees: A Guide to Small Business Health Insurance

Managing insurance needs can be difficult for small businesses. Small business health insurance is important for both employers and their employees. There are a lot of options available. Choosing the right plan is important for the health of your business and your employees. Consider this post your guide to all things related to insurance for small businesses. We're going to cover the most popular kinds of insurance plans, why small businesses should consider offering insurance, and a few tips on how to find…

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 20 Costly Employee Benefits & HR Mistakes

Mistakes in employee benefits and human resources can be quite costly to employers—in the form of extra benefits, complaints, lawsuits, government-assessed fines and penalties, and attorney fees, to name a few. Don’t learn the hard way what these mistakes are.   Not timely depositing employee contributions into qualified retirement plans. sometimes wait too long to deposit salary deferrals into a qualified retirement plan. According to the Department of Labor (DOL), such deposits should be made as soon as the contributions can be…

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