Charitable giving builds strong ties between employer, community (July 16,2017)
How to help clients stay compliant with the ADAAA (July 7, 2017)
10 questions to ask before allowing employees to work from home (June 30, 2017)
3 ways to overcome disability management outsourcing concerns (May 31, 2017)
Voluntary benefits remain a priority during healthcare uncertainty (May 18, 2017)
Integrated disability makes a comeback (May 1, 2017)
4 tips to uncover education groups’ DI needs (March 29, 2017)
Changing voluntary disability from an optional benefit to a necessity (January 29, 2017)
ADAAA or FMLA: Navigating employee leaves of absence (October 13, 2016)
The do’s and don’ts of a successful stay-at-work accommodation (July 06, 2016)
5 benefits of partnering with group disability carriers (May 25, 2016)
Answers to 3 common questions about disability management (May 4, 2016)
3 tips for reducing the causes of intermittent leaves (April 2, 2016)
Four ways to keep ill, injured staff productive (March 22, 2016)
Separating fact from fiction on intermittent leave (March 4, 2016)
Mental health issues hidden aspect of returning to work (March 1, 2016)
3 ways to support the sandwich generation in the workplace (October 23, 2015)
Putting disability insurance in context (October 9, 2015)
6 chronic conditions that may be affecting your workforce (September 29, 2015)
How health-related lost productivity can affect your clients (September 4, 2015)
More than just a chair (August 3, 2015)
Understanding the connection between accommodations and productivity (May 21, 2015)
Nearly 9 in 10 would buy DI if employer contributed (April 8, 2015)
Selling voluntary benefits with extras: Extending the disability sale (April 7, 2015)
3 tips for reducing the causes of intermittent leaves (April 2, 2015)
Intermittent leave: What you need to know about certifications (March 3, 2015)
Have your clients considered these two little-known ways to help manage intermittent leaves? (March 2, 2015)
Special Report: Insurance Indecision on Group Life and Disability Insurance (February 26, 2015)
3 steps to help clients sort out the reasonable accommodation process (February 2, 2015)
The do’s and don’ts of a successful stay-at-work accommodation (January 13, 2015)
14 reasons for advisers to be thankful (November 24, 2014)
The Call-Center Blues (November 20, 2014)
3 ways to pique interest in life insurance (September 25, 2014)
3 common disability management questions (August 25, 2014)
5 must-haves for life insurance enrollment meetings (August 20, 2014)
The next era of benefits: carriers that consult (July 9, 2014)
The latest reasonable-accommodation trend (June 4, 2014)
The next generation (June 1, 2014)
How might the ACA affect disability claims and employee absences? (May 7, 2014)
Protecting the next generation of workers with voluntary benefits (May 1, 2014)
The invincible millennial (May 1, 2014)
3 hidden effects of workplace depression (March 19, 2014)
Tap technology to connect with millennial employees (March 6, 2014)
Special Report: Life, Disability & the Pursuit of Benefits (March 6, 2014)
Targeting millennials for voluntary LTD a smart strategy (Feb. 28, 2014)
Connecting with millennials about voluntary (Feb. 1, 2014)
Seven Tips for Helping an Employee Through a Cancer Diagnosis (Nov. 27, 2013)
Making Wellness Work (Oct. 29, 2013)
How To Work Better (July 22, 2013)
The Need for Employer-Sponsored Disability Insurance: How New Workforce Demographics Could Impact Your Clients (May 16, 2013)
Slow economy leads to higher disability claims (May 3, 2013)
What lies ahead in private disability insurance? (May 1, 2013)
Delayed retirement can cost employers  (Feb. 22, 2013)
Employees with PTSD could require accommodations (Feb. 15, 2013)
Hidden costs productivity losses of mental health diagnoses (Feb. 1, 2013)
The new age of EAPs (Feb. 1, 2013)
Workplace ergonomics improves productivity among obese employees (Jan. 18, 2013)
Getting the most out of EAPs (Jan. 4, 2013)
Getting cancer patients back to work (Nov. 30, 2012)
Insomnia remains unrecognized problem in workforce (Nov. 16, 2012)
Employer Flexibility Key in Breast Cancer Survivors’ Return to Work (Nov. 15, 2012)
Disability insurance helps employees reach retirement (Nov. 9, 2012)
Untreated mental illnesses hurt productivity (Oct. 12, 2012)
The Standard: Absent workers cost big bucks (Aug. 30, 2012)
Build an Integrated Absence and Disability Program (Aug. 9, 2012)
Employee Health Takes on New Meaning (June 25, 2012)
Think Integration: The Future of Absence and Disability Management (Apr. 2012)
4 Fundamentals of Managing Absence and Disability (Jan. 23, 2012)
4 Pillars of Workplace Health (Oct. 1, 2011)
Drugs in the Workplace: Positive Approaches to Help Employees with Substance Abuse Problems (July 1, 2011)
Managing Disability: Simple Job Accommodations can save Thousands in Potential Work Loss (July 1, 2011)
After a Disability, a Return-to-Work Advocate Helps When a Medical Emergency Turns Life Upside Down (Mar. 1, 2011)
Standard offers tools to help HR manage disability (Feb. 22, 2011)


Exercise gear turned office furniture (Mar. 7, 2013)


Podcast: Enhancing Your Value as a DI Broker (Sept. 19, 2012)
Podcast: 5 tips for achieving better absence management results (Jan. 11, 2012)

News Releases

“Invincible” Millennials Require Education About Voluntary Benefits (March 25, 2014)
Nearly One-fourth of Employers Unsure How to Accommodate Employees on Disability Leave.pdf (Feb 4, 2014)
Untreated Mental Health Problems Can Cost 1.4 Million in Lost Productivity (July 9, 2013)
Financial Strain on Workforce Leads to Increased Need for Disability Benefits, Related Services (Feb. 06, 2013)
The Standard Identifies Presenteeism Solutions (Dec. 12, 2012)
The Standard Launches Online Educational Modules for Disability and Life Insurance Customers (Oct. 10, 2012)
The Standard Encourages Working Americans to Join the Defend Your Income Movement (Oct. 3, 2012)
The Standard Helps Employers Understand the Full Impact of Absence (Aug. 29, 2012)
The Standard Helps Employers Focus on Total Cost of Poor Employee Health (June 14, 2012)
Managing Health and Productivity Outcomes Through Highly Rated but Underused Practices (Apr. 12, 2012)
The Standard, Osseo Area Schools, Share Details of Successful Absence and Disability Management Program (Feb. 13, 2012)
Re-launched Workplace PossibilitiesSM Website Provides HR Professionals With Comprehensive Absence and Disability Management Resource (Feb. 8, 2012)
The Future of Absence and Disability Management: White paper reveals tool for improving employee productivity (Dec. 1, 2011)
New Workplace Possibilities Centers and Virtual Tour Showcase Solutions That Change the Way Employers Prevent and Manage Disability (May 23, 2011)
The Standard Names Michael Klachefsky National Practice Leader for Workplace Possibilities Program (Mar. 28, 2011)
The Standard Launches ‘Workplace Possibilities’ Blog to Help HR Professionals Re-imagine How they Manage Disability (Feb. 22, 2011)
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