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December 11, 2017

Q&A on ACA Health Plan Reporting

Answers to commonly asked questions by employers on ACA reporting requirements, forms, filing electronically, and penalties.
September 19, 2017

DOL Overtime Rule Defeated for Good

A federal judge struck down the Department of Labor (DOL) overtime rule, which would have raised the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) minimum salary threshold from $23,660 to $47,476. The federal court’s decision is the final ruling on the subject, unlike the ban in November 2016 that merely halted the rule from taking effect.
September 5, 2017

Hurricane Preparedness & Gravity Office Hours

In preparation for Hurricane Irma, our offices will be closed on Thursday, September 7th, and Friday, September 8th, to allow our employees and their families time to prepare.
June 2, 2017

5 Tips for Effective Meetings

If you want to get a snapshot of your organization’s efficiency and the health of its culture, look at your meetings. Are they efficient and productive? Do their results justify the time and expense? Are meetings an occasion for collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and team-building? Or are they a waste of time and a cause of needless frustration? The answers to these questions matter. Meetings aren’t cheap, so you want to make each minute count. The less efficient and productive meetings are, the more they cost. One employee’s lost hour is bad enough. When meetings are a waste, the costs are multiplied. Too many bad meetings and you risk creating a culture marked by disorganization and dissatisfaction. How do you make every minute in a meeting count?
October 17, 2016

Surviving Cancer

People are now surviving long after they have been diagnosed with cancer. Advances in early detection, better and more targeted drugs, and improved technologies are making remission a reality for millions. In addition, statistics show that those diagnosed with cancer have reasons now, more than ever before, to be hopeful.
October 6, 2016

Detecting Cancer Early: Breast Exams

Breast exams are extremely useful in detecting cancer early. Clinical exams, breast self-exams (BSEs) and mammograms should be completed regularly so that it’s possible to determine if there are changes in breast tissue, indicating breast cancer or other potentially harmful conditions.
July 26, 2016

Food Labels to Get a Makeover

On May 23, 2016, the FDA announced that food labels will be getting an overhaul. The new food labels will now list how many added sugars are in each product and more clearly define what a serving size is. Many Americans are unaware of how much sugar is added to foods they wouldn’t conventionally think of as sweet, like cereal, flavored yogurts and tomato soup. The FDA hopes that these new labels will help Americans better manage their diets.
December 11, 2015

Are your benefits the best they can be?

Over the past few years, health care reform has shaken the industry. As health care costs continue to rise and more regulatory requirements are placed on employers, the need for a broker who can engage employees and leverage technology to streamline administrative tasks has increased. That's where Gravity comes in.
November 19, 2015

Simple Tips to Reduce Food Waste

According to the United Nations, Americans throw away 40 percent of their food. Considering rising food prices, food waste is an expensive habit. According to the […]