Welcome to the WBD News Flash, your weekly highlight of HR benefits and healthcare news. Weekly, we will provide you with the top trending industry news stories in healthcare, human resources, legislation, benefits technology and administration, and more. Make the WBD News Flash your go to reference for current events!

Is your employee feedback and engagement a trick or treat?

How is your feedback culture? Promoting and encouraging a culture of ongoing, two-way communications and feedback can help a company eliminate the “skeletons” that represent hidden concerns and issues within your company. Find out if you have HR skeletons hiding in your closet.

See Inside the Worst Opioid Addiction Crisis in U.S. History

On October 24, 2018, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (SUPPORT Act) was signed into law. This comprehensive legislation addresses the U.S. opioid crisis and takes steps to augment and enhance the nationwide system for preventing and treating opioid addiction. See how this epidemic continues to affect the job market.

5 Highly Effective Ways to Motivate Employees

You believe in your company wholeheartedly. There’s an entrepreneurial fire burning strong inside that motivates you to work harder each day. Unfortunately, the same cannot always be said about your employees. Here are 5 ways to help recharge your employees. Not only will you make your employees feel alive again, you’ll be amazed at the effect on productivity too.