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Expanding Your Workplace Wellness Program Initiatives

As organizations look for ways to improve the overall well-being of the employees of their organization, the scope of Workplace Wellness programs is expanding. In fact, a report recently released by the International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans highlights specific initiatives employers are taking to target worker engagement and total well-being. The report, which is entitled [...]

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New NYC Law Requires Certain Employers to Provide Pre-Tax Transportation Benefits

Effective January 1, 2016, a new local law in New York City will require most employers with 20 or more full-time employees to offer full-time employees the opportunity to use pre-tax earnings to purchase qualified transportation fringe benefits — other than qualified parking — in accordance with federal law. Under this law, a “full-time employee” is defined as an employee [...]

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CBG Benefits Featured in the NEHRA News

I want to send a quick note of thanks to the wonderful staff of NEHRA! In the November 2014 edition of the NEHRA News, which is the official eNewsletter of the Northeast Human Resources Association, they published an article from the CBG Benefits. The article was entitled “Five Tips for Improving Employee Communications Around Open Enrollment“. [...]

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401(k) Contribution Limits Raised for 2015

For companies that are striving to provide benefit plans and encouragement to help their employees save for retirement, a recent announcement from the IRS may be viewed as good news. For 2015, the IRS has raised the benefit plan contribution limits in regards to 401(k) plans. Here is an overview of the current limits and [...]

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Preparing for Open Enrollment: Managing Health Care Costs with Consumer-Driven Health Plans

With the fall season soon approaching, the thoughts of many employers have turned towards their employee benefits open enrollment period. According to a report, one significant way employers will seek to manage health care costs in 2015 is through consumer-driven health plans. The article, which highlights a recent survey from the National Business Group on Health, [...]

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CBG Benefits Partners with Maxwell Health to Simplify Employee Benefits Administration and Open Enrollment

— PRESS RELEASE — Woburn, MA – CBG Benefits and Maxwell Health announced a new strategic partnership today, pairing CBG Benefits’ full-service employee benefits brokerage services with Maxwell’s revolutionary platform to streamline enrollment and provide decision support, wellness incentives, and mobile access to employee benefits after the enrollment process. “The world of employee benefits is [...]

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How Employers Can Fill the Need for Online Health Information

Regardless of what type of benefit plans your company may be offering right now, it’s almost a certainty that your employees are spending time online as they seek answers to their healthcare questions. In fact, a recent study by Makovsky Health and Kelton identified consumers’ top three go-to websites for this type of information. The list [...]

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CBGconnect: Stay Up-to-Date on HR and Employee Benefits News

One way that we help our clients achieve their goals in areas such as Human Resources and Employee Benefits is by streamlining their daily operations. For example, we strive to make their lives easier when it comes to accessing benefit plan information, compliance requirements, Health Care Reform news, wellness program resources, and more. As part of [...]

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Ideas to Improve Employee Engagement: Thoughts from a MassTLC Seminar

When it comes to engaging your company’s employees, do you know which efforts deliver the most value? Is it your employee benefits program? Your vacation policy? Your team-building outings? At the MassTLC Workforce Development Seminar on February 7th, one thing was made quite clear: There is not a one-size-fits-all solution regarding employee engagement. Also, companies must [...]

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Weekly Roundup, 1/24/14: Articles on HR, Employee Benefits, & Finance

Here’s our weekly roundup (week ending 1/24/2014) of articles that may benefit CFOs, HR professionals, employee benefit specialists, and others. We hope that you find them helpful. If you have questions on how any of these topics impact your business, please contact our team. 5 Secrets for Small Business Recruiting Success If your company faces [...]

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