Disability Insurance | Virginia Benefit Consultants

No one foresees needing disability benefits. But, should a problem arise, the educated and informed employee can plan for the future by purchasing disability insurance to help cover expenses when needed. Watch this short video to learn more!

Ask the Experts: Gathering Race and Ethnicity Information for the EEO-1 Report | Virginia Employee Benefit Advisors

Question: What is the best way to get ethnicity and race information for each employee for the EEO-1 report? Answer: Self-identification is the preferred method for gathering the required information for the EEO-1 report. As an employer, you are required to ask employees to self-identify if they wish; however, employees are not required to self-identify. If … Continued

Dog-friendly Workplace | Virginia Benefit Advisors

Question: We are considering becoming a dog-friendly office. Are there drawbacks we should consider when allowing employees to bring their dogs in to work? What are the best practices we should follow? Answer: There are many legal and other issues to consider before implementing a dog-friendly office. For instance, employers in the food processing or … Continued

Are Supplemental Accident Insurance Payouts Taxable? | Virginia Benefit Advisors

Most health insurance plans cover emergency treatment, hospital stays and medical exams. If you are injured in an accident, your health insurance plan might not pay for all the incurred medical expenses. Supplemental accident insurance coverage pays cash benefits for illnesses or injuries caused by an accident, including fractures and physical therapy. The coverage is … Continued