Employee Benefit Trends and Strategies for 2022

December 15, 2021
Readers of Alera Group’s report on our most recent Employer Pulse Survey and viewers of our December 16, 2021, webinar on how employers are tackling COVID-19-related decisions will have a good sense of how their peers and competitors have been handling the pandemic era’s unprecedented... Find out more »

Franchise Insurance: Understanding Risks and Relationships

December 13, 2021
Every franchise owner has decisions to make about insurance. How many decisions, and how complex the options, depends on the industry and the franchisor.  One of the most important insurance decisions a franchise operator can make is in selecting an... Find out more »

What Employers Need to Know About Federal Vaccine Mandates

December 6, 2021
Organizations across industries, sizes and locations continue to navigate the difficult challenges posed by ongoing response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. As legislation related to COVID-19 vaccine mandates, guidance regarding ongoing testing for non-vaccinated employees and legal challenges... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources: 2022 Health Trends, New Year Self-Care and More

This will be the last edition of our bi-weekly wellbeing resources email. Thank you for sharing so many of these resources with your teams over the last 18 months! In the coming weeks, you will receive the first edition of our new Wellbeing Newsletter filled with content for January 2022. This... Find out more »

Empowering Women to Embrace their Financial Wellness

December 2, 2021
By Tina Hohman, Executive Vice President, Alera Wealth Services At a recent educational event, I was pleased to moderate a conversation about women’s financial wellness with two seasoned industry professionals, Christine Ripic, regional vice president at Prudential, and Gigi Verrey, vice... Find out more »

How Your Peers and Competitors are Responding to COVID-19

November 30, 2021
When the world went into lockdown in March 2020, few expected the pandemic that necessitated such emergency measures would still be with us 21 months later. Yet on the eve of Thanksgiving 2021, in the state where the holiday originated, the lead story in the... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources: Navigating Family Conflict, Sticking to a Holiday Budget and More

November 23, 2021
Happy (almost) Thanksgiving! When it comes to wellbeing, employers often find themselves challenged by how to approach a shift from a traditional wellness model to a comprehensive and holistic program that supports the whole person. Here's how we can help.  Career... Find out more »

Personal Umbrella Insurance: Peace of Mind to Enjoy the Life You’ve Earned

November 12, 2021
By most standards, Lisa and Joe are living the American dream. Hard-working professionals, they have three children, a pet chocolate Lab, a combined annual income of about $450,000, a 10-room colonial in the suburbs and a cabin in the mountains — about a three-hour drive from their primary... Find out more »

Supporting Your Workers with Mental Health Employee Benefits

November 8, 2021
Many workers are struggling with depression, anxiety and other mental disorders. Around 1 in 5 U.S. adults live with mental illness, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. In the 26 to 49 age range, the rate of mental illness is 25%. Stress is also common, and although... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources: The Great Attraction, Workplace Mental Health Courses and More

When it comes to wellbeing, employers often find themselves challenged by how to approach a shift from a traditional wellness model to a comprehensive and holistic program that supports the whole person. Here's how we can help.  Career Wellbeing A Minute to Think – Do... Find out more »