Know about discriminatory practices to avoid. Federal employment discrimination law does not prohibit employers from requesting or obtaining criminal history information about applicants and employees. However, an employer’s use of such information could result in a claim of discrimination.
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For many employers, performance evaluations have become obsolete and for others they still exist, but only as a small part of a much grander process. Unfortunately, the annual performance evaluation by itself seldom provides any benefit, is often dreaded by managers and employees alike, and can be incredibly time consuming.
HIPAA rules require group health plans to provide special enrollment opportunities to certain employees, dependents, and COBRA qualified beneficiaries. Being aware of special enrollment situations is important, along with making sure special enrollment rights are communicated.
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With the help of innovative partnerships, on-site and near-site clinics are becoming available to more employers. In northeast Wisconsin, Appleton School District and the City of Appleton are leading the way. Officially named the Connecting Care Clinic, this resource has been hugely popular since it opened in October 2016.
It was much more than a traditional weight-loss program that inspired Karen Garvey to develop a world-class wellness initiative. After the program changed her own life significantly, Garvey was inspired to expand the wellness program within ThedaCare as well as to other employers and the general public.
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