Category Archives: General

Is COBRA Still Viable?

At first glance, why would anyone elect COBRA coverage, especially since it is often prohibitively expensive, and many individuals can probably qualify for a premium subsidy, making coverage via the marketplace even cheaper. According to an article by Julia Zuckerman … Continue reading

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Salary Budgeting

Pay increase budgets at U.S. employers have improved slightly, up to 3.0 percent in 2014 from 2.9 percent in 2013 according to the 41st annual World-at-Work 2014-2015 Salary Budget Survey. Forecasts show that the average raise in base pay for … Continue reading

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California Paid Family Leaves

Beginning July 1, 2014, California workers may be eligible to receive paid family leave benefits under the state’s family temporary disability insurance program when taking time off of work to care for a seriously ill parent-in-law, grandparent, grandchild, or sibling. … Continue reading

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