Leveraging Supplemental Unemployment Benefits to Retain Top Talent

Posted by Lana Mellis on Jul 2, 2024 11:27:07 AM

Introduction: Building a Strong Workforce
As business leaders, we understand that our success hinges not just on the business model, but on the people who drive our vision forward. A dedicated and skilled workforce is the backbone of any thriving organization. Retaining this talent is crucial, particularly in industries prone to high turnover and operational fluctuations.

The Hidden Costs of Employee Turnover
Studies consistently highlight that the cost of losing an employee ranges from several thousand dollars to twice the employee's annual salary. This underscores the critical importance of retaining key talent, a responsibility that often rests with HR professionals. The challenge is particularly pronounced in sectors like trade, construction, retail, customer service, and hospitality, where high turnover and business cycle volatility are common.

The Dilemma of Downtime
Operational downtime presents a significant challenge. HR management must decide whether to:

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Posted by Lana Mellis on Jan 3, 2024 4:37:38 PM

As we approach the end of the year, human resources (HR) professionals find themselves in the familiar position of planning for the year ahead. It is a critical juncture. It marks the perfect time to review and recalibrate HR policies and programs to ensure they are not only competitive and aligned with employee and organization goals, but also compliant with evolving regulations and strategically positioned to attract, retain, and support employees. 

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Navigating Manufacturing Industry Disruptions with Supplemental Unemployment Benefits Plans

Posted by Lana Mellis on Sep 14, 2023 1:44:28 PM

The manufacturing industry is no stranger to disruptions. From equipment maintenance and plant retooling to unexpected weather events, temporary shutdowns are an inherent part of the business. However, these disruptions often come with a significant cost, not just in terms of production losses, but also the financial strain they impose on employees who are put on unemployment. This is where Supplemental Unemployment Benefits (SUB) plans step in, offering manufacturing companies an efficient way to weather the storm and maintain their workforce's financial stability.

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Understanding the Value of Supplemental Unemployment Benefits Plans in Manufacturing

Posted by Lana Mellis on Sep 6, 2023 1:07:26 PM

In the dynamic landscape of the manufacturing industry, disruptions are inevitable. Whether it's plant retooling, adverse weather conditions, or unexpected market shifts, manufacturing companies often find themselves facing temporary shutdowns. These shutdowns not only impact production but also affect the livelihoods of employees who are put on unemployment during these periods. Enter Supplemental Unemployment Benefits (SUB) plans, a strategic solution that can revolutionize how manufacturing companies navigate these challenges.

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Enhancing Financial Security: The Power of Supplemental Unemployment Benefits

Posted by Lana Mellis on May 18, 2023 11:30:27 AM

In today's ever-changing job market, where economic uncertainties and unforeseen circumstances can disrupt employment stability, having a safety net in place for employees is more crucial than ever. Supplemental Unemployment Benefits (SUB) plans have emerged as a powerful tool for both employers and employees to navigate these challenging times. In this blog post, we will explore the significance of supplemental unemployment benefits and how they can provide a lifeline of support during periods of job loss.

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COVID-19 Shutdowns: A SUB Plan Case Study

Posted by Lana Mellis on Dec 13, 2021 4:25:44 PM

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COVID-19 Shutdowns: A Case Study

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Three Ways the American Rescue Plan Act Changed Severance and Separation Benefits

Posted by Lana Mellis on May 24, 2021 3:37:00 PM

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was passed into law on March 11, 2021, to provide additional relief to address the continued impact of COVID-19 on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses.

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When To Consider Implementing a SUB Plan

Posted by Lana Mellis on Apr 3, 2018 1:14:48 PM

Transitioning to a Supplemental Unemployment Benefits plan is a big decision, and is not something which can be done overnight. The implementation process takes careful planning and a keen eye to ensure your employees receive the most effective benefits in their transition from the company. Outlined below are the main scenarios when you might want to consider incorporating a SUB plan with your process.

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