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Employee Benefits Made Easy with Harley Bjelland of The ERISA Law Firm

August 13, 2020

Host Letitia Berbaum was joined in the virtual studio by Harley Bjelland – the sole owner of The ERISA Law Firm. Through his practice, he focuses on ERISA, employee benefits, and executive compensation. With over three decades of experience practicing employee benefits in California, Harley provides his clients with rich perspective and creative solutions to effectively respond to their needs and achieve favorable results. In this episode, Harley shares with listeners some tried and true ways to make employee benefits simple and he also addresses some of the recent challenges facing small business owners due to COVID-19.

In this episode learn:
What business owners can do to explain the value of specific employee benefits to their employees
- ESOP’s : Employee Stock Ownership Plans and why some organizations value having them in place
- Phantom Stock Options : How they are structured and what triggers their payout

When asked what his ultimate lesson learned has been, Harley shares, “when I look back at the best days of my life, none of them have had anything to do with work.”

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