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Benefits Breakdown - June 2022

Effective Benefit Plan Communication How employers communicate benefits information to employees has a tremendous impact on how well employees understand, utilize and perceive the programs. Managers and supervisors are usually in the best position to share important benefits information with employees. As an employee’s primary point of contact, managers and supervisors also tend to be more approachable with questions. Opportunities to ask questions, express dissatisfaction and discuss problems regarding benefits information with supervisors and managers should be encouraged. However, communicating inaccurate information to employees is always a major concern when using managers and supervisors to relay benefits information. Keep in mind that misinformation causes an employee relations problem and has the possibility of leading to litigation as well. Consider these tips to avoid miscommunication: Provide managers and supervisors with specialized training to discuss benefits inf

Five tips for improving your wellness

Wellness doesn’t need to be a huge commitment to be effective. Doing little things here and there can amount to great benefits if you keep them up. This is especially true when it comes to your health and wellness. Download our latest toolkit for five simple ways to add wellness to your routine. For additional resources regarding wellness or more information about employee benefits, our services and products, please contact HANYS Benefit Services by email or by calling (518) 431-7735. This HR Toolkit is not intended to be exhaustive nor should any discussion or opinions be construed as professional advice. © 2022 Zywave, Inc. All rights reserved.

Why wellness should matter to you

They say nothing in life worth having comes easy—you have to earn it. This is especially true when it comes to wellness. Your body takes a lot of work to keep in shape, and maintaining bad habits can lead to dangerous consequences later in life. That’s why now is the best time to commit to wellness. Why is Wellness Important? Wellness means focusing on not only your physical health but also your mental and social well-being. By taking steps to improve your wellness, you can begin seeing benefits in every area of your life. For instance, quitting smoking will unarguably improve your health, but it can also soothe relations with loved ones who are concerned about the habit and save you hundreds of dollars over the year. Your wellness helps control your trajectory in life. Don’t let bad habits keep you from achieving your goals. Develop a healthy body and mind now to help get you where you want to go. What Wellness Looks Like There are plenty of ways to get healthier, like diet