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Dane Scalise

General Counsel , GriffinEstep Benefit Group
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Dane Scalise is an experienced lawyer and insurance broker. As General Counsel and Insurance Broker for GriffinEstep Benefit Group, he helps people and businesses find creative and intelligent insurance solutions. Established in 1  

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Human Resources
Feb 17, 2022

A Simple Approach To Difficult Conversations

The beginning of the year is synonymous with reflecting on the past, identifying new resolutions and, ahem, performance reviews. And while you tried your best this year to give spot feedback and acc ...

Human Resources
Nov 8, 2021

Vacation Time Is an Important Employee Benefit

The United States has a bad reputation related to vacation time. Dubbed the “No Vacation Nation” by The Center for Economic and Policy Research, the average U.S. paid time off (PTO) policy ...

Business Growth
Aug 10, 2021

Can You Do Well By Doing Good?

In this article, I’m going to switch up a bit from what I typically write for the Greater Wilmington Biz Journal. Please bear with me!   I’m a lawyer and an insurance broker. Yes, t ...

Health Care
Jul 13, 2021

No Surprise Billing? New Rule Issued.

On July 1, 2021, the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury, along with the Office of Personnel Management (collectively, the Departments), issued an interim final rule (IF ...

Health Care
May 21, 2021

COBRA Subsidy Eligibility?

On May 18, 2021, the IRS issued IRS Notice 2021-31 in the form of FAQs, which provides extensive guidance on the COBRA subsidy under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP). Previously, the Departm ...

Financial
May 5, 2021

New Vaccine Tax Credit Available for Many Employers

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARP”) allows certain employers to claim refundable tax credits to reimburse them for leave taken by employees to receive or recover from COVID-19 vac ...

Health Care
Apr 16, 2021

Should Your Company Consider a Self-Funded Health Insurance Plan?

Everyone should have health insurance, but there is no getting around the fact that health insurance costs businesses and employees a lot of money. Just like any other line-item in your budget, you wo ...

Health Care
Apr 6, 2021

New Health Insurance Considerations In The “COVID-19 Era”

COVID-19 has tremendously impacted our individual and collective lives for over a year now. It is certainly no surprise to anyone that those impacts have also been felt in the world of health insuranc ...

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