Insurance News From Benefit Analysts

DOL Proposes Updates to Davis-Bacon and Related Acts

Davis Bacon UpdatesOn March 11, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposed rule to update certain provisions of the Davis-Bacon Act and other related laws that regulate wage rates for federal and federally assisted construction projects. This Legal Update video explains further.


4 Steps to Managing Mental Health at Your Organization

Create a Supportive Foundation

mental healthAn organization that is dedicated to preserving employee mental health and fostering a stigma-free environment is one that will succeed in its efforts to support employee mental health. Make sure that any mental health initiatives are aligned with core values, goals and ethics.


Wellness for Traveling Employees

traveling employeesWellness for traveling employees can be understandably difficult to stick to your plans, no matter how dedicated you are to living a healthy lifestyle day in, day out. This is particularly true if you have to travel frequently for work. Always being on the road can create roadblocks on your path toward eating healthy, getting enough exercise and prioritizing sleep.


Dental Insurance Protects More than Your Smile


Health FSA Carryovers

Health FSA CarryoversA health flexible spending account (FSA) is an employer-sponsored account that employees can use to pay for or reimburse their qualifying medical expenses on a tax-free basis, up to the amount contributed for the plan year. Health FSAs are subject to a “use-or-lose” rule that generally requires any unused funds at the end of the plan year (plus any applicable grace period) to be forfeited.


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