Kids aren’t the only ones with Christmas wish lists. While they may not send theirs off to Santa Claus, HR managers have a host of year-end wants that might result in lower stress levels — as well as making employees happier and healthier in 2019. Here are the 11 at the top of the list.
The U.S. Capitol stands in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Ways and Means Republicans were briefed Thursday morning on changes Chairman Kevin Brady plans on introducing later in the day, but the legislative text hasn't been finalized, according to a Republican on the the panel. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
Congress to not make any last-minute changes to the commuter benefit allowances.
Employee handbook on a wooden table and glasses.
Employees to read their benefit guides and materials.
A blood pressure monitor stands in the diagnostic imaging area at the Hong Kong Integrated Oncology Centre in Hong Kong, China, on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. Equipped with biopsy facilities, body scanners, and quiet 'VIP' chemotherapy rooms, the Hong Kong Integrated Oncology Centre is the first of a string of such facilities that TE Asia Healthcare Partners, a portfolio company funded by TPG Capital, is planning in Asia. Photographer: Xaume Olleros/Bloomberg
Participants to take their 2018 insurance cards out of their wallets on Jan. 1 and put in their 2019 insurance cards.
Employees to check their pay stubs in January to ensure the right contributions are being taken from their paychecks for all their desired benefits.
For participants not to need a prescription drug refill on Jan. 1 when all the carriers are closed.
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To have a happy employee stop by their HR/benefits specialist’s office to say how happy they are with the benefit package offered.
To have a 100% take-up rate in preventive exams for all covered participants.
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To have 100% participation in the wellness program.
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To have a return-on-investment formula for wellness programs that does not require a PhD in math.
To have the Cadillac tax rescinded permanently.
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For all plan participants to have a happy and healthy new year.