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.
In the Media - Employer
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?
The Standard was listed as #8 in the Employee Benefit Adviser list of top 25 large-group life insurance companies.
Both physical and psychosocial issues can affect an employee's recovery. Jung Ryu, national accounts practice consultant at The Standard, explains four key ways to help employees through these health conditions and how to help minimize delayed recovery. Read his Talent Economy article, 4 Steps to Effective Disability Management.
As per-employee health benefits costs continue to rise, Jung Ryu, national accounts practice consultant at The Standard, explains how comprehensive disability insurance can help an organization reduce overall expenses associated with poor employee health. Read the Employee Benefit News article, Using Comprehensive Disability Coverage to Rein In Benefit Costs.
These 3 employer assumptions about disability management could be hindering workforce health and productivity. Read the Entrepreneur article, Avoid These Mistakes When Addressing Disabilities in the Workplace to Protect Your Employees and Your Business, by Tom Foran, vice president of underwriting and product development at The Standard.
We live in a world of communication overload. A lot of employees miss key information that comes out in advance of open enrollment, and they suffer for it in the next plan year,” says Kevin McNamara, senior enrollment strategist at The Standard. Help break through the noise with persona-based decision support tools that can make communicating about benefits simpler and more digestible for employees. Read the Workforce article, When Your Workday Is Interrupted, and Interrupted Again and Again.