Breanna Scott, director of product and service management for employee benefits at The Standard, discusses the differences between two pieces of proposed paid leave legislation: the Workflex Act and the Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act (FAMILY Act). She notes that it's important to understand that the two bills are trying to solve slightly different issues surrounding paid family leave. Read the Workforce article, HR Leaders Ask SHRM to Withdraw Support of Workflex Bill.
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Tom Foran, vice president of underwriting and product development for employee benefits at The Standard, shares insights on the importance of including individuals with disabilities into an organization's diversity and inclusion efforts. Read the HR Dive article, Who Are You Overlooking in Your Diversity and Inclusion Plan?
Did you hear about the expanded availability for The Standard's latest individual disability insurance products? See BenefitPRO's Benefits Product Roundup.
BenefitsPro mentions The Standard's Workplace Possibilities Champions award winner Terracon for their excellence in disability and absence management.
With an increasing population of older working adults, Jeff Smith, practice consultant with The Standard's Workplace PossibilitiesSM program, shares how employers can alter their policies and programs to accommodate employees in a variety of life situations. Read the BenefitsPRO article, How to Keep Older Workers Safe and Productive on the Job.
Breanna Scott, director of product and service development for employee benefits at The Standard, shares key insights from New York's paid family leave plan during an interview with Workforce magazine. To learn more about paid family leave, visit our blog at standard.com/employer/paid-family-leave.
Experts from The Standard will share insights on disability management at the SHRM18 annual conference, Tuesday, June 19. Learn more about their presentation in InsuranceNewsNet.
Terracon was named the inaugural recipient of the The Standard's Workplace PossibilitiesSM Champions Award. Read more about the award and their story in InsuranceNewsNet.
Not all employees feel comfortable expressing a need for workplace accommodations. Tom Foran, vice president of underwriting and product development for employee benefits at The Standard, explains what supervisors can do to help in the Talent Economy article, How Can Business Leaders Support Disabled Workers?