Grace&Porta Blog

Benefits Considerations for Onboarding Furloughed and Laid Off Employees

Steps to take when re-enrolling returning employees in benefit plans

What Do We Do If An Employee is Diagnosed with Covid-19?

How HR technology is helping us return to the office



by Robert Hicks, Group HR Director of Reward Gateway, an employee engagement company

COVID-19 and Employee Benefit Plans

How to Make Meetings with Remote Employees Effective

Even with video conferencing and messaging apps, fully involving remote employees in team and company meetings remains a challenge. There may be no replacing the experience of being physically in[…]

COBRA Regulation Changes Due to COVID-19

As part of the response to the COVID-19 National Emergency, the Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service issued joint regulations on April 29, 2020, providing significant extensions of[…]

Quarantine Bingo

It's officially Week 4 of Michigan's Stay at Home order, but many of us have been working from home for longer than that. Has time lost all meaning to you? Have you forgotten the feel of the wind[…]

OneAmerica & COVID-19


--Update as of 3/11/2020--


Policyholders continue to evaluate the impact of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, on their employees. Operations questions have come up about the circumstances under[…]

Delta Dental & COVID-19


--Update as of 3/21/2020--


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Equitable (AXA) & COVID-19

As you're well aware, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is now actively disrupting the lives and businesses of our clients. We want to reassure you that Equitable is here to help guide you through this[…]