It's October! Time for Pumpkin Spice Everything...and a Benefits Tune-up.
In offering UUA benefits, congregations commit to honoring the terms of our plans. These terms represent our Association's obligations to our plan providers and are compliant with federal law. Congregations that operate outside of plan rules put their participation in our plans at risk, may negatively impact their employees, and jeopardize the UUA's ability to provide these benefits.
Learning about and abiding by all of the rules may feel overwhelming. We get it! That's why the Office of Church Staff Finances has just created a
Benefits Tune-up Workbook
(also available in
). Designed to be completed by a small team, the Workbook walks you through the basics with fill-in-the-blanks and multiple choice questions. You'll find reflection pages and plenty of white space, too. We're urging every congregation to complete the Workbook in October. Keep it on hand as a reference throughout the year and make "tuning up" an annual event.
Please use the survey link provided in the Workbook to let us know you've tuned up, to share your learnings from the experience, and to give us feedback on this resource so that we can improve upon it. Thank you for all you do to help make your congregation a confident and reliable employer.