Festina Lente 2015

Festina Lente 2015 was a great time to catch up with fellow Team Members and say Thank You! to our various industry partners. The happy hour was hosted at Bull & Bear in the River North neighborhood of Chicago were guests were treated to an open bar, appetizers and a lively cake presentation for Howard Alper’s birthday.

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Benefits Focus For May

MayBenefitsFocusThe May issue of our Benefits Focus newsletter is out and includes details about the recent Affordable Care Act legislation and employers’ responses to it. Please contact us with any questions or if you’d like to continue the conversation further: EBTeam@AlperServices.com

Alper Employee Challenge 2015 Winner

Congratulations to Team Saladdz for coming out on top of this year’s Alper Employee Challenge! It was an incredibly close competition, but in the end, Team Saladdz exhibited the top scores in competitions testing our leadership, communication and teamwork skills. The activities were a great opportunity to socialize during the winter months with co-workers outside of our departments. Thank you to everyone who participated! Continue reading

Did You Know?: Excepted Benefits

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Excepted Benefits are benefit products that are designed to supplement comprehensive medical coverage. The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and the Treasury  have made important changes to the regulation of excepted benefits including new rules governing Employee Assistance Plans (EAP).

Please click on the brief to the right for greater details on the four categories of excepted benefits under the ACA.

Alper Employee Challenge: Part One

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On Thursday, February 19th, we launched the very first Alper Employee Challenge.  The five-part series is designed to build teamwork, enhance communication and test our leadership skills.  After dividing into teams and brainstorming some “creative” team names, fierce and friendly competition commenced with a scavenger hunt throughout our headquarters office.  Team DJ Cab & the Fantastic E emerged victorious!