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    Lauren Brown

    Lauren is on the Marketing team at Bernard Health and writes about healthcare insights and HR solutions.
    Should Benefit Packages Include Pet Insurance?
    By Lauren Brown on October 30, 2020 | 2 min read time

    With employees spending more time at home, many people have taken the opportunity to add pets to their families. The quickly-approaching holidays...

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    Study Reports More Challenges for Women in the Workplace in 2020
    By Lauren Brown on October 28, 2020 | 3 min read time

    McKinsey & Company and Lean In’s 2020 Women in the Workplace study, the sixth consecutive study of its kind, found that corporate America is at a...

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    Can Employers Have PTO Blackout Dates?
    By Lauren Brown on October 23, 2020 | 2 min read time

    With the end of the year quickly approaching, it’s important to send your team reminders about your PTO policy—especially if your policy includes...

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    How Should Employers Plan for Holiday Parties?
    By Lauren Brown on October 9, 2020 | 2 min read time

    The end of the year usually means long-awaited holiday parties and celebrations at the office. However, with COVID-19 still surging across the...

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    7 Major HR Employment Law Changes in 2020
    By Lauren Brown on October 7, 2020 | 4 min read time

     A lot has happened in 2020 that directly impacted HR teams, and this year continues to be anything but predictable. The same goes for compliance...

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    Have You Revisited Your Remote Work Policy?
    By Lauren Brown on October 2, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Since mid-March, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced offices across the country to close and many teams continue to work from home months later....

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    HR's Step-by-Step Timeline for Open Enrollment
    By Lauren Brown on September 30, 2020 | 2 min read time

    The open enrollment period for 2021 will last from Sunday, November 1 to Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Review this timeline in order to facilitate a...

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    Is PTO Carryover Required?
    By Lauren Brown on September 25, 2020 | 2 min read time

    As the end of the year approaches, it's important for employers to revisit their PTO policy and align expectations accordingly. With the COVID-19...

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    Do HSA Funds Expire?
    By Lauren Brown on September 23, 2020 | 2 min read time

    With the end of the year on the horizon, many employees will start to plan out the rest of their health savings account (HSA) funds and flexible...

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    What Compliance Forms Do Employees Need For Remote Work?
    By Lauren Brown on September 18, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Compliance is one of the most important and complex topics that HR professionals face in their work. Navigating compliance requires immense time...

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