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July 11th, 2018

Compliance Webinar: Wellness Plans – What You Need to Know

Healthcare costs are on the rise and with the evolving structure of wellness programs, along with the complicated wellness final regulations, it becomes a challenging task to ensure compliance. Recent legal decisions have also put the future of these final wellness regulations into question. Because of this, employers are now considering new and innovative ways Read More

July 2nd, 2018

Hays Companies Vice President Bruce Lyon Receives 2018 Excellence Award

Hays Companies of Kansas City is proud to announce that Bruce Lyon, Vice President and Director of Risk Management, was honored by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals with the 2018 CSP Award of Excellence. A leader in high quality credentialing for safety, health and environmental practitioners, the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) was Read More

June 28th, 2018

Hays Companies Employee Benefits Presents: Upcoming Webinars in 2018

We are pleased to announce the upcoming Hays Companies Webinar schedule for the second half of 2018. Registration information for each webinar, actual dates and complete details will be made available closer to the event.  Please reach out to your Hays Companies representative with any questions. Topics and dates are subject to change due to Read More

June 26th, 2018

Andrew Williamson Joins Hays Companies of Wisconsin Benefits Practice

Hays Companies of Wisconsin is pleased to announce that Andrew Williamson has joined the Benefits Practice, where he will focus on employers with under 200 employees.  Williamson brings 15+ years of consulting and brokerage experience with similarly-sized employer groups. “Our unique tools and industry-leading talent have led to expansive growth in our core business segment Read More

June 20th, 2018

Department of Labor’s Final Rule on Association Health Plans

On Tuesday, June 19th, the Department of Labor (DOL) released final rules for Association Health Plans (AHP).  In summary, the final rules will allow small businesses, including self-employed workers, to band together by geography or industry to obtain healthcare coverage as if they were a single large employer.  The intent is to provide greater negotiating Read More

June 14th, 2018

Webinar: M&A Impacts on Benefit Compliance

Corporate transitions like mergers and acquisitions are continuing at a rapid pace. When considering how these transactions and changes will impact employee benefit compliance, time is often limited. This 3o-minute webinar, presented by the Hays Benefits Research and Compliance Department, addresses the M&A impacts on Benefits Compliance. It covers common issues that companies need to Read More

May 24th, 2018

Hays Companies of Wisconsin Named One of the Top Workplaces

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has named Hays Companies of Wisconsin one of Wisconsin’s Top Workplaces for the eighth year in a row. Consequently, they have been inducted into The Journal Sentinel’s 2018 Top Workplaces Hall of Fame, a prestigious position that reflects the quality of our culture and employees. Results were based on survey responses Read More

April 25th, 2018

Cyber Insurance Webinar

Hays Companies VP and National Cyber Liability Practice Leader Dave Wasson was invited by Lathrop Gage to discuss uncommon approaches to cyber threats. This 60-minute webinar addresses the increased threat to companies being targets of data breach, insurance policies and coverage for losses and how this area has evolved in the past 10 years.   Read More

April 25th, 2018

Financial Wellness: The Impact on Employee Health & Your Organization

By Pari Luna and Brian Whinnery, Hays Companies Over the years, more and more data has demonstrated a clear link between an employee’s physical and financial health. Consider the following: 70 percent of Americans live paycheck to paycheck [1] 84 percent of employees reported they have some degree of financial stress [1] 24 percent of Read More

April 19th, 2018

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness month. Here at Hays Companies, we want to work together to keep employees safe at all times, especially on the roads. We are here to help with workplace policies and education. To learn more on how we can help, contact your Hays representative or email us at info@hayscompanies.com