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Florida Professor Facilitating Earth Charter Class

Florida Professor Facilitating Earth Charter Class

Earth Charter International (ECI) is offering a brand-new class called “Business and Ethical Leadership for Sustainability.” Earth Charter International has an education center that helps to equip those that take their courses with the ability to see things and connect them to sustainability. The Earth Charter is a document curated for people to agree to work together to create a more just, more sustainable planet. The Earth Charter consists of four main pillars that can sum up the intentions of the document. The pillars are: Respect and Care for the Community of Life; Ecological Integrity; Social...

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Medcom Joins the North Florida Green Chamber of Commerce

Medcom Joins the North Florida Green Chamber of Commerce

Medcom Benefit Solutions is pleased to announce our membership in the North Florida Green Chamber of Commerce (NFGCC)!

"We are excited about joining NFGCC," states President of Medcom, Michael J. Bracken. "They are a dynamic organization that serves a critical and expanding role in our community and has become a catalyst for improving the entire Northeast Florida area."

"As an organization, we are continually challenging ourselves to expand our sense of responsibility and fulfilling a larger vision of making sustainability a core part of our culture and the broader community,"...

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COBRA, Time Extensions, & Coronavirus

COBRA, Time Extensions, & Coronavirus

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced changes to COBRA, including time frame extensions, special enrollment periods, and claim deadlines. The changes are complex and are causing a lot of street and worry already. We are here to help sort through some of the challenges by providing some basic guidelines.

Since the Coronavirus pandemic was declared a National Emergency on March 13, the government has introduced the Families First Coronavirus ACt and the CARES Act. Each of them offers different types of benefits for those who are finding this time financially difficult, including additional paid sick leave, the...

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The Phases for Opening America Again

The Phases for Opening America Again

On April 16, the White House announced that the United States would begin reopening the country in phases that are titled the “Opening Up America Again” guidelines. There will be three phases of reopening, and specific criteria must be met before the reopening process can begin. Each state/region can start in whichever phase is best for them starting on May 1, 2020. We know everyone wants to get back to their normal lives, but we must do it in a safe way to minimize the COVID-19 spread. Here are the White House's three phases for safely reopening the...

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