Insights

Take a firsthand look at our research results providing data and insights on a variety of employee benefits issues. We understand that quality research can inform meaningful action and implementation. Learn more from our experts, who are available for interviews and contributed articles.

Behavioral Health in the Workplace

Based on The Standard's Behavioral Health Impact Study, we’ve created this resource page with data, insights and ideas to help employers better understand and respond to employee mental health and substance abuse issues.

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How Does Behavioral Health Impact the Workplace?

See what employees think about behavioral health issues at work — and how employers can best support their needs.

Disability Leave and Retirement

A study by The Standard reveals that many Americans are concerned about retirement and the financial impact of lost wages, but they have no idea how going on disability leave can significantly impact their ability to retire.

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The Total Wellness Eco-System

In this report we connect the impact of disability leave on retirement. Learn more about the importance of income protection for a secure financial future and overall employee wellness.

Disability and Absence Management

We asked HR business decision-makers to rate their organization's absence and disability practices and used their scores to produce our Absence and Disability Readiness Index report. Here’s what we learned.

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How Well Do Employers Manage Absence and Disability?

Employers may face big risks if their absence and disability programs are weak. How confident are they in their programs?

Paid Family Leave

The Standard partnered with the Disability Management Employer Coalition to survey employers from across the country regarding the growing trend of providing paid family leave benefits. Watch this webinar to learn more about the survey and its insights around employers' attitudes toward, and adoption of, paid family leave benefits.

Learn the benefits of bonding leave and how employees file claims.

Paid Family Leave

Stay up to date on Paid Family Leave developments, including the latest news and resources, with our Relatively Speaking blog.

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PFML Interactive Map

Many states are passing regulations to provide paid family and medical leave. Are you aware of the latest rules in your state? Keep track with this interactive map.

Employee Disability Study

A survey from The Standard found that the right disability management support can increase workplace productivity and be the fuel needed to help employees return to work quickly. See our key findings.

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Disability Survey Results

A recent survey of employees from various industries examined the link between disability management and employee productivity.