Trupp HR Launches Benefits Administration Outsourcing

Portland, Oregon – September 16, 2016 – Trupp HR, Inc. is pleased to announce the recent launch of its Benefits Administration Outsourcing (BAO) service. Trupp HR’s BAO removes the process of benefits management from the customer’s workload, including the ongoing tasks of benefits administration and the open enrollment process. Trupp HR’s Benefits Administration Outsourcing service enables client’s […]

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Getting Creative with Employee Benefits

By Jean Roque, President, Trupp HR. The competitive labor market combined with increased benefit costs can make it challenging for employers to maintain a benefit offering that is compelling to both current and potential employees. To make sure you are staying ahead of the curve, consider these strategies to bolster your employee benefit program. Add a […]

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Open Enrollment: Avoiding Another Missed Opportunity.

By Jean Roque, President, Trupp HR. Let’s face it. For most organizations, Open Enrollment can be a daunting project. And, the effort quickly becomes consumed with a plethora of time-constrained administrative activities. Proactively approaching Open Enrollment from a strategic perspective, however, can improve your experience by: 1. Define your Objectives Before making choices for the coming plan […]

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Employer Open Enrollment Checklist

Concerned something may fall through the cracks with your upcoming benefits renewal? Simplify your open enrollment with this helpful checklist. Inform Establish an effective communication and educational plan. Understand and educate employees on the scenarios of health care reform. Educate employees on plan changes and the potential impact of those changes. Use open enrollment to […]

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Will PPACA Exchanges Replace COBRA?

On May 2, 2014, the Obama administration proposed regulations to clarify that people leaving a job may choose to purchase health coverage on federal and state marketplaces rather than obtaining it through COBRA. The administration argued that purchasing a private plan on the exchanges may be a cheaper alternative, especially since many of these outgoing […]

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Employers Given More Time to Comply with the Affordable Care Act

On February 10, the final regulations and provisions were released for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The Obama administration will be giving employers more time to comply with the requirement to offer affordable health coverage to full-time employees. What does this mean for your business? SMALL BUSINESSES. Employers with fewer than 50 […]

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Differentiate Your Business with a Total Rewards Statement

By Calvin Gower, Marketing Assistant, Trupp HR. Every successful business wants to attract and retain top talent, creating a positive work environment where employees can thrive and effectively contribute to organizational goals. But having competitive benefits and salaries is only the first step for accomplishing this. It is also essential to inform your employees as […]

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Alert! Oregon Employers

Oregon Enacts Required Bereavement Leave By Jenny Sherman, SPHR CCP, Director of HR Services, Trupp HR. Effective January 1, 2014, private sector employers who are covered by the Oregon Family Leave Act must provide up to two weeks of leave for bereavement of the loss of a family member. The leave is per loss, up to […]

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Compensation and Employee Communications

By Jenny Sherman, SPHR CCP, Director of HR Services, Trupp HR. Once an organization has established a well-rounded compensation and benefits package that aligns with organizational goals, it is essential to develop a communication strategy to build employee understanding. This is important because employees who grasp the values behind an organization’s decision-making process when it […]

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Total Rewards in Today’s Economy

By Jenny Sherman, SPHR CCP, Director of HR Services, Trupp HR. In our previous articles on compensation we’ve discussed Compensation Strategy and 8 Factors that Contribute to Base Pay, outlining the to-dos for building a pay program in your organization. In this article, we discuss aligning your People Strategy with your compensation programs. Whatever an […]

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How Important is a Retirement Savings Plan to Your Employees?

By Jenny Sherman, SPHR CCP, Director of HR Services, Trupp HR. Retirement Savings Myths In a recent article, Four Retirement Savings Myths, by The Partners Group, an insurance and retirement provider serving individuals and employers in the Portland, OR and Seattle, WA regions, the author identified the following myths associated with retirement investment:   Financial […]

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