FY2020 H-1B: It is Time to Start

With the recent trend of H-1B adjudication, it might be a good idea for employers to start working with counsel earlier than usual. An H-1B position...

Staff Spotlight: John Kertesz

John has been practicing human resources for over 25 years, with 9 years at the executive level. His highly diverse experience includes corporate, regional, and...

Three Lessons about Employee Well-Being

Is employee well-being on your radar? Some employers do not consider this to be their concern and identify a clear delineation between their employees’ personal...

Employers Council Benefits Planning 2020

Congratulations, you just put benefits open enrollment to bed for 2019. Now let’s look forward to benefits planning for 2020! Various surveys highlight emerging benefits...

Deviance in the Workplace

Employers of all sorts have been in the news lately with harrowing stories about the terrible behaviors of their employees, including those in positions of...

Planning for Success in 2019

How do you plan for a successful 2019 in your organization? Your friendly Member Engagement team at Employers Council has some tips to share with...

Total Rewards: Are You Flying Blind?

A recent Willis Towers survey describes the many changes that companies are making to their Total Rewards packages to compete for high-performing employees in a...

Spanish FMLA Forms

At Employers Council we often receive requests for Family and Medical Leave Act forms in Spanish. The U.S. Department of Labor only provides the official...

Suicide Rates and Occupations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a new report indicating suicide rates are on the increase and vary dramatically by gender...

Five Steps to Improve Workplace Communications

Does your organization struggle with internal communications? Effective workplace communications are important, and employee expectations are evolving that may challenge traditional methods. A survey indicates Millennials prefer communications...