Employee Benefits Blog

Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance: Is it right for your employees?

Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance: Is it right for your employees? According to the Social Security Administration, 25 percent of all people in their 20s will become disabled and unable to work before reaching the retirement age of 67. Disability insurance provides coverage for an employee in the event an employee becomes disabled and cannot […]

2020 Employee Benefits Communication Calendar for Employers

2020 Employee Benefits Communication Calendar for Employers Throughout the year, there are several special observances. Some celebrated nationally and some celebrated locally. Throughout 2020, there are several monthly observances that align with reminding employees to use their employee benefits plans throughout the year. These reminders can help employees remain healthy and productive. February February is […]

Take advantage of the employee benefit resources on JS Clark Agency’s website

Take advantage of the resources on JS Clark Agency’s website If you haven’t explored the JS Clark Agency website, then you should. There a ton of resources available regarding employee benefits. Discover communication tactics, answers to complex compliance issues, downloadable e-books with carrier value adds and more. Answers to complex questions in our “Let’s Talk […]

JS Clark Agency Shares the Joy of Giving Back This Holiday Season

JS Clark Agency Shares the Joy of Giving Back This Holiday Season JS Clark Agency, An AssuredPartners Company, loves to be involved in the community. We’ve sponsored many functions throughout the year for various causes including hospices, golf outings, high school swim meets, orphanages and elderly services. During the holiday season, we see the need […]

November Employee Benefits News Roundup

November Employee Benefits News Roundup Benefits are always changing. With constant change comes the need to be constantly informed. JS Clark Agency produces monthly blog posts to keep HR professionals aware and knowledgeable about benefits news. We also provide advice, guidance and industry tips. In this month’s blog post, we’re highlighting informative benefits news direct […]

5 Best Practices for Employee Benefits

5 Best Practices for Employee Benefits Designing an outstanding benefits program is a vital investment.  A great benefits plan attracts and retains employees—which is crucial in today’s highly competitive environment for attracting and retaining talent. But it’s not just about employee attraction or retention, it’s about creating a company culture that supports employees and helps […]

Let’s Talk About It: Cafeteria Plans

Watch the third 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) answered by JS Clark Agency’s Compliance Director. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for new videos monthly.

Michigan’s No-Fault Auto Insurance Reform’s Impact on Employee Benefits 

Michigan’s No-Fault Auto Insurance Reform’s Impact on Employee Benefits  Michigan’s auto insurance reform law was signed into law on May 30, 2019 as Public Act 21.  The Act introduces several changes to Michigan’s auto insurance policies beginning July 1, 2020.  Employees will need to make decisions on new coverage levels and will be looking to […]

5 Employee Benefits That Organizations Are Underutilizing

Five Unique Employee Benefits That Organizations Are Underutilizing How robust is your organization’s employee benefit offerings? A JS Clark Poll found that more than 50 percent of employers were not offering these highly valuable benefit offerings. These unique benefits save employees time and money. Download our infographic to discover if your company is offering these […]

Let’s Talk About It: HSA Employer Contributions

Watch the second 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) answered by JS Clark Agency’s Compliance Director. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for new videos monthly. 

3 Open Enrollment Mistakes Employers Make

3 Open Enrollment Mistakes Employers Make Open enrollment season is just around the corner, which means your human resources team will be busy ensuring their employees are securing health care coverage. Trying to accommodate the diverse needs of employees in a short time frame is challenging and mistakes can easily occur. Although the list of […]

Introducing JS Clark Agency’s new monthly video series “Let’s Talk About It”

Introducing JS Clark Agency’s new monthly video series “Let’s Talk About It” JS Clark Agency, An AssuredPartners Company is an expert in employee benefits compliance. We are introducing a new resource for employers–our monthly video series “Let’s Talk About It.” This video series provides answers to complex and frequently asked benefits questions. The videos are […]

6 Advantages to Outsourcing Benefits Administration

6 Advantages to Outsourcing Benefits Administration Outsourcing benefits administration has become commonplace. A study by Guardian Life Insurance found that three in four employers outsource benefits administration. Outsourcing benefits administration means you’re bringing in a team of experts that will develop best practices and ensure they understand your benefits package to effectively educate your employees, […]

The Key Differences between Benefit Administration and Open Enrollment Tools

The Key Differences between Benefit Administration and Open Enrollment Tools Using electronic tools for benefits open enrollment and benefits administration is and has been the wave of the future for many years now. Employers have steadily been ditching paper enrollment forms for electronic submissions to streamline processes and improve organization. A study by Guardian Life […]

Register for JS Clark Agency’s Fall Seminar!

Register for JS Clark Agency’s Fall Seminar! JS Clark Agency’s Fall Seminar: 2019 Employee Benefits Changes & Challenges Part 2, continues to take a deep dive into relevant and controversial human resources and benefits topics affecting HR professionals in 2019 and beyond! Join JS Clark Account Executives on August 13, 2019 at Somerset Inn in […]