March 2020

Latest COVID-19 News for Employers: Unemployment Insurance

By Bobbi Kloss, BAN Director of Human Capital Management - March 16, 2020

With many businesses being faced with mandatory State orders to temporarily close or scale back their services in an ability to minimize the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), workers are being displaced. Turning to the unemployment lines, employees are questioning their employers about their potential eligibility for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits. While the determination of [Read More]

Perry Braun Featured in EBN

By Perry Braun - March 4, 2020

“2020 is just another year of chaos,” BAN’s Executive Director, Perry Braun said at the 2020 Workplace Benefits Renaissance conference. “If you want to be in the employee benefits space and advise employees, you should be packaging technology within the benefits framework.” Read the full article from Employee Benefits News here.

Coronavirus: Employers, Be Practical and Vigilant

By Bobbi Kloss, BAN Director of Human Capital Management - March 4, 2020

With the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) across the globe and 100+ confirmed cases with an unfortunate 6 deaths in the United States, employers who haven’t already developed an Infectious and Communicable Disease policy in response to diseases such as the flu should be developing a policy and responsiveness plan. An effective preparedness plan would [Read More]

Is it a Volunteer Program or Employee Activism?

Much is in the news today surrounding employee activism and it has employers wondering “do our policies open the door for employees to turn our volunteer program into an act of activism?” Employer-based volunteering to help the disadvantaged – whether it be people, animals, or the environment – has been in the fabric of our [Read More]