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!​

Does teamwork make the dream work?

Effective teamwork is hard. Most of the work in any company is often done in teams. Building trust, physical proximity, optimal conditions, team member self-awareness, and lack of purpose are some of the biggest team work challenges. Learn to overcome them and establish excellent communication.

Prepare for the future and build a learning culture

By making continuing education part of your organizations learning culture, you will set your employees and company up for future success. Increasing employee skills beyond what is immediately required for their current role will help prepare an organization for future jobs that may need to be filled. ​Learn how to get head of the future learning curve today!

IRS raises annual retirement plan contribution cap to $19K for 2019​

The IRS announced cost of living adjustments (COLAs) for pension and retirement plan contributions ahead of 2019, as detailed in Notice 2018-83. Employees across generations aren’t saving enough for retirement, let alone contributing as much as the tax code allows.​ Read more for detailed information.