Kevin McNamara, The Standard's voluntary practice leader, recently spoke with Rough Notes about how employers are seeking holistic voluntary benefits solutions to meet the needs of different types of employees and families. Read Disability Insurance in a Changing Workplace.
In the Media
In a ThinkAdvisor roundup of product updates, see details about The Standard's new Hospital Indemnity Plus insurance product and its expanded coverage for individual disability insurance policies in New York and Connecticut.
It can be difficult to identify and support an employee with a medical condition at work, but disability carriers may have the necessary tools to help. Read the HR Daily Advisor article, How to Address Multigenerational Needs for Disability Management, by Jung Ryu, national accounts practice leader at The Standard.
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.
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?
Your clients may be missing out on one of the best ways to grow their money — annuities. But you can help. Read the ThinkAdvisor article, Your Clients May Be Missing Out on a Great Way to Grow Money by Chris Conklin, vice president, individual annuities and asset management group sales, at The Standard.
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.
The Standard was listed as #9 in the Employee Benefit Adviser list of top 25 large-group short term disability insurance carriers.
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.