#Employment Benefits

Employee Benefits that are a Game-Changer in 2021

After the beginning of the pandemic, the business climate in the world changed, leaving employees in a better position to negotiate their work environment and employee benefits. In fact, according to the Shortlister 2021 industry wellness report, the interest and demand for behavioral health programs, senior care, financial wellness, EAPs,...
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Commission Approves National Fuel’s Plan To Give Bill Credits, Rate Reductions

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Erie News Now) – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) on Wednesday approved National Fuel’s request to reduce rates and provide refunds to customers to return $50 million in excess funds that were collected to cover benefits for retired employees. Residential, commercial and industrial customers will be eligible...
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Businesses Asked to Participate Fall 2021 Employer COVID Response Poll

The COVID-19 pandemic is still among us and country-wide regulations on vaccines are beginning. Chaffee County Public Health (CCPH) in partnership with the Community Leadership Roundtable is seeking to hear how employers are taking action in their business to minimize COVIDrisk. a business poll has been developed, with questions regarding how they’re addressing issues with employees and customers, and what help they are seeking from leadership at the county and state level.

The people’s money: It’s past time for Albany to return cash to those taxed on pandemic employment benefits

Coincidence or not, having Labor Day selected as the expiration date of a trio of COVID federal aid programs for the jobless was cruel and unusual. Gone was assistance for Americans out of work for longer than six months. Dried up was the special fund for the self-employed and freelancers who lost their incomes. And vanished was the $300 weekly supplemental unemployment compensation from ...

Fall 2021 Employer Poll: COVID Response

However unfortunate and frustrating, the Covid-19 health emergency and it’s related challenges remain with us as we head into fall and winter. With this realization, Chaffee County employers are taking bold and decisive new actions to address the long-running pandemic. Case in point: This forward-thinking set of new policies put in place last week by the leadership team at Monarch Mountain, one of our county’s largest and most valued employers.

VIRTUAL: Post Employment Benefits (OPEB) Trust Board

Title:VIRTUAL: Post Employment Benefits (OPEB) Trust Board. City Hall Room 3500, the City Manager's Office, is located on the third floor of City Hall on the south side (King St) Event Details:Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic emergency, the September 9th meeting of the Other Post Employment Benefits Board is being...

Unemployment Benefits End Today For Millions Of Americans

Unemployment benefits due to the Covid-19 pandemic will end today for millions of Americans. Here’s what you need to know. Unemployment insurance of $300 a week will end for more than 7 million Americans effective today, which brings economic uncertainty amid a resurgence of Covid-19. Approximately 26 states have already ended enhanced unemployment benefits ahead of the expiration date, with some governors stating that these unemployment benefits are a discentive for Americans to return to work. Pandemic relief has been an essential way for unemployed Americans to pay for rent, food and other necessities during the Covid-19 pandemic. Here’s what the end of these unemployment benefits mean for you:

Labor Dept. revise part-time employment benefits free resources

NEW YORK (WWTI) — The New York State Department of Labor (DOL) is offering residents multiple free resources to help them transition back into the workforce. Some of the resources focus on assisting New Yorkers with career exploration like JobZone, resume assistance, interview insight, and much more. Job seekers in every region of the state can learn about virtual career fairs, workshops, and classes by visiting DOL’s Career Calendar.