Employee Benefits

Employee Benefits Resources

Please also visit the Peel & Holland University section of our site for a multitude of resources.

2012 Health & Welfare Compliance Guide (updated January 2012)
This Guide is created for our clients by Proskauer Rose LLP.  This guide was last updated in January 2012 to reflect guidance about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 and other changes to federal law during 2010 and 2011.  The information contained in this Guide is accurate as of January 3, 2012.  This version also includes a new, detailed checklist for welfare benefit plans summary plan descriptions (SPDs).  No responsibility is assumed for guidance published after that date.  Users of this Guide must obtain advice from qualified ERISA counsel on all information contained herein.  Contact Debbie Draffen at ddraffen@peelholland.com for more information.

HR360 is the premier online human resource library that features the most current federal and state laws for health care reform, COBRA, FMLA, and hiring and terminating employees. It not only assists you as the human resources representative or employer, but also in making a better informed and more productive workforce.

Compliance Dashboard
Compliance Dashboard
is the leading web-based solution for helping employers comply with the federal laws that govern health and welfare plans. Compliance Dashboard stands ready to incorporate all new regulations that arise from health care reform into the same user-friendly, web technology that is currently used by thousands of employers to fulfill their compliance obligations.

Benefit Advisors Network Monthly Webinars 
As a Peel & Holland client you have the opportunity to participate in monthly compliance webinars. These webinars focus on timely topics of interest in one-hour sessions. Each webinar includes an interactive question and answer session that provides you with the opportunity to receive responses to your compliance-related health and welfare benefit questions from our experts in the areas of compliance and medicine.

Contact Debbie Draffen at ddraffen@peelholland.com for registration information.

Employee Benefit News
The online home to Employee Benefit News, the benefit industry's leading magazine, and its related newsletters and conferences. This section is for private- and public-sector benefit plan sponsors with U.S. and global workforces looking for creative new ways to purchase, administer, and benchmark their benefits programs.

SMB | Human Resources
Free newsletters, free seminars and podcasts from industry experts, free online content, etc.

Employee Benefit Adviser
Free newsletters, free seminars and podcasts, free online content, etc.

U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

U.S. Dept. of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration – COBRA and Employment Laws Assistance for Workers and Small Businesses.

SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management)
SHRM has a variety of free newsletters that keep members up-to-date with events and issues affecting the HR profession, as well as recent additions to the SHRM web site.


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