Employee Benefits Blog

4 Reasons You Should Attend JS Clark Agency’s 2020 Virtual Fall Seminar

4 Reasons You Should Attend JS Clark Agency’s 2020 Virtual Fall Seminar Seminars are an excellent place to meet and network with industry professionals, as well as pick up new ideas and information. JS Clark’s Virtual Fall Seminar: Navigating the Employer and Employee Impacts of COVID 19 offers the opportunity for you to: Get the latest […]

Health, Wellness and Productivity Tips and Resources

Health, Wellness and Productivity Tips and Resources COVID-19 has been an unprecedented event that has changed the operations of numerous organizations in Michigan and around the country. New complications have risen that have challenged human resource teams regarding their employees’ benefits, health care, wellness, productivity and day-to-day life. To help your HR team, we’ve compiled […]

Register for JS Clark Agency’s 2020 Virtual Fall Seminar!

Register For JS Clark Agency’s 2020 Virtual Fall Seminar! Join the JS Clark team online on Thursday, September 10, 2020, for JS Clark Agency’s Virtual Fall Seminar: Navigating the Employer & Employee Impacts of COVID-19. The seminar takes a deep dive into the rapidly changing laws and regulations due to COVID-19; provides information on wellness […]

Healthy Summer Recipes for Your Employees to Live Well. Work Well.

Healthy Summer Recipes for Your Employees to Live Well. Work Well. Employee wellness is important. Healthy employees improve the overall cost of employer-provided health care. Healthy employees benefit employers by: Lowering health care costs; Reducing absenteeism; Achieving higher employee productivity; Reducing workers’ compensation and disability-related costs; Reducing injuries; and Improving employee morale and loyalty. Now […]

Michigan Auto Insurance Update for Employers

Michigan Auto Insurance Update for Employers Beginning July 1, Michigan No-Fault Insurance will change to allow individuals to purchase lower levels of Personal Injury Protection (PIP) with three options available to all individuals.  These options include: Unlimited Per Occurrence $500,000 Per Occurrence $250,000 Per Occurrence There are additional Personal Injury Protection (PIP) options available to […]

Going Virtual: A Different Way to Present Benefits to Employees

Going Virtual: A Different Way to Present Benefits to Employees COVID-19 has dramatically changed operations of businesses across the country. From temporary closures to an increase of remote workers, life has been flipped upside down. If day-to-day operations have changed drastically, so has the way employers communicate with employees. Reliance on virtual technologies is more […]

Supporting Workplace Mental Health through Telehealth and an EAP

Supporting Workplace Mental Health through Telehealth and an EAP We understand life has changed and organization’s team members may be spending more time at home. From balancing family obligations to reliving stress and balancing the workday, the sudden change to remote work has impacted everyone. Staying healthy at home has never been more important, including […]

6 Ways to Engage Remote Employees Virtually

6 Ways to Engage Remote Employees Virtually The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed how we work and live since March 2020. Many employees, if possible, have begun working remotely from their homes. The transition of employees from in-person to remote has its challenges. One of those challenges is considering how to keep employees engaged when […]

JS Clark Agency’s 2020 Online Spring Seminar: HR in Crisis Recap

JS Clark Agency’s 2020 Online Spring Seminar: HR in Crisis Recap JS Clark Agency’s 2020 Online Spring Seminar: HR in Crisis was an informative and helpful event for HR professionals at organizations in various industries. With the COVID-19 pandemic, HR professionals have had to field questions and concerns and keep up with new legislation and […]

2020 Wellness Calendar

2020 Wellness Calendar 2020 is here and so is our wellness calendar for employers. If your company does or doesn’t have an official wellness program, you can use this calendar to keep track of monthly holidays and health awareness initiatives to engage your employees. March Employee Appreciation Day takes place in March, but you can […]

Are You Washing Your Hands Properly?

Are You Washing Your Hands Properly? We’ve all heard that washing our hands is important, and that it prevents the spread of germs and infections. Hand washing seems like such a simple task, but many people do not wash their hands properly as revealed in various studies. The next time you’re in the bathroom consider […]

Ancillary Benefits: The Top Choices According to Employees

Ancillary Benefits: The Top Choices According to Employees To meet the changing expectations and needs of today’s workforce, employers need to build benefits plans that meet their employees’ assortment of needs. Employers should also confirm that employees fully understand the value of their benefit options.  Ancillary benefits are products that are acquired as an add-on […]

Health Savings Account: What You Should Know

Health Savings Account: What You Should Know If you don’t know the ins and outs of a health savings account (HSA), it’s important to start learning. An HSA is a savings account used by individuals with high-deductible health plans. It can be used to pay for medical expenses. HSAs were first introduced under the Medicare […]

American Heart Month – Benefits Communication Resources for Employers

American Heart Month – Benefits Communication Resources for Employers February is American Heart Month. In February, the observance focuses on women and heart disease. According to Go Red for Women — a campaign of the American Heart Association (AHA) — “cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each […]

Let’s Talk About It: HSA Contributions and Medicare

Let’s Talk About It: HSA Contributions and Medicare Watch the fourth video in JS Clark Agency’s “Let’s Talk About It” video series. This video answers commonly asked questions about employer contributions to health savings accounts (HSAs) and Medicare eligible employees answered by JS Clark Agency’s Compliance Director. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for new videos […]