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COVID-19 and its complications will hit frontline workers the hardest. It’s difficult enough in normal times when an employee comes to you struggling with something in their lives that you have no resources to address. What do you do when every one of your employees is suddenly anxious and overwhelmed with the same mounting crisis?

WorkLife Partnership is excited to announce that we received a $1.1 million investment from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation earlier this fall. This funding will spark a major leap forward in the way that we meet the needs of businesses and their workers.

Medical Debt

“I’ve stopped checking my mail,” said Travis, overwhelmed by the past-due medical bills and collections notices piling up in his mailbox. Unfortunately, Travis’ situation is all too familiar. It seems like every week another family is in the news, sharing their story about unexpected medical bills, unaffordable healthcare costs, or being so burdened by medical debt that they have to file for bankruptcy. These stories aren’t anomalies; they’re very much a reflection of reality.

Since their inception in the 1970s, EAPs have expanded their services to meet the needs of today’s workforce, including providing support for marital/family issues, work stress, and legal counseling. As effective as EAPs can be in solving some of the problems employees face, employers are partnering with WorkLife to complement and enhance their traditional benefits for these five key reasons….

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Janet* recently reached out to WorkLife Partnership’s Benefits Navigator because she needed help affording her husband’s prescriptions. The employee was used to paying a small co-pay for prescriptions (around $10) on her previous insurance plan, and was surprised to learn […]