Don’t Get Surprised by (Some) Disappointing Paid Leave Outcomes

Nov 14, 2019|

Don't Get Surprised by (Some) Disappointing Paid Leave Outcomes One of the most important insights from IBI’s interviews with benefits managers at 15 high tech firms was that many companies are ill-equipped to reintegrate new parents back from leave. The implication was that even the best-designed leave policy could be counterproductive if returning parents [...]

New Family Leave Laws May Increase Stress on Co-workers, Disrupt Business Operations: Two New Reports from the Integrated Benefits Institute

Jun 3, 2019|

Developing coordinated leave policies that prioritize productivity and clear communications can help minimize productivity impacts of extended leaves SAN FRANCISCO – June 3, 2019 – As more states appear ready to pass paid employee leave laws, new research by the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI), a non-profit health and productivity research organization, finds that extended leaves [...]

Excessive intermittent FMLA leave after the Super Bowl is NOT normal

Feb 6, 2019|

Excessive intermittent FMLA leave after the Super Bowl is NOT normal In 2013, IBI looked for evidence that people misuse intermittent FMLA on the Monday after the Super Bowl. The original blog post is lost somewhere in cyberspace (not everything on the internet enjoys an eternal life), but back then we used 872,000 intermittent FMLA [...]

Press Release: IBI Releases Nation’s Largest Disability/Leave Benchmarking Database Reports

Sep 26, 2018|

Data helps employers manage health, disability and productivity programs SAN FRANCISCO – Sept. 27, 2018 –The non-profit Integrated Benefits Institute has released its latest reports from the nation’s largest disability/leave benchmarking database used by employers, brokers and other benefits professionals to help employers assess the impact of their health and productivity programs as compared [...]