Benefits Blog

Posted by on 5/24/2016 10:36 AM

Every 2-3 years, Eastern Benefits Group administers our employer benefits benchmarking survey that generates hundreds of responses across industries and organization sizes. Want to know how your business stacks up against other companies of your size in your industry when it comes to employee benefits? Take our 2016 Eastern Benefits Group Employee Benefits Benchmark Survey. Continue Reading
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Posted by on 11/24/2015 5:07 AM

As we begin Thanksgiving preparations this week to share time with family and friends, we at Eastern Benefits Group would like to thank you. We so greatly appreciate your support and trust in our team. In 2015, your support has helped EBG accomplish a number of things we would like to share with you.  Continue Reading
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Posted by on 10/18/2015 9:15 AM

The Affordable Care Act will begin imposing the so called “Cadillac Tax” on high cost, employer sponsored group health plans in 2018. The Cadillac tax is an excise tax applied to value of high cost group health plans. This tax would be applied to plans with values that exceed $10,200 for individual plans or $27,500 for family plans. The tax would be applied to any amounts in excess of these thresholds. For many employers, it will not be difficult to exceed these dollar thresholds.  Continue Reading
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Posted by on 7/10/2015 8:47 AM

The US Department of Labor (DOL) has finally answered the call President Obama gave in March of 2013 to update the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) white collar exemption rules. The DOL’s proposed new rule could affect over 11 million Americans and extend overtime protection to around 5 million. Here’s a quick review of the highlights.  Continue Reading
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