Whether you are unable to work because of your own serious health condition, or because you need to care for your parent, spouse, or child with a serious health condition, the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides unpaid, job-protected leave for qualified employees. Leave may be taken all at once, or may be taken intermittently as the medical condition requires. Kapnick provides this FMLA guide as a simple
The health care system in the United States can be confusing. In order to get the most out of your health care benefits, you need to understand the terms used by insurance companies, the government, health plans and health care providers. As part of Kapnick Benefit Services employee benefits education series, we put together this handy list of health insurance terminology.
Over two years since the Covid-19 pandemic started to change the world, it is still affecting everyday lives – especially in the workplace. Many employees do not want to return to the “normal” that was before the COVID pandemic, preferring a hybrid or fully remote schedule. In a recent Mercer study, the flexibility to work from home went from 17th in 2020 to 2nd in 2022 on the list of what
A full year since the start of the “great resignation” employers are still struggling to retain and recruit, and employees continue to walk away from their employers in record numbers. A Prudential survey conducted toward the end of 2021 found that 46% of workers were actively seeking or considering finding a new job, and labor statistics backed those findings.