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The ‘Sight Words’ of Health Benefits

November 8, 2013
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I read survey results from the American Institute of CPAs that shows a majority of U.S. adults cannot accurately identify basic health insurance terms — benefits 'sight words,' so to speak.


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Transportation Benefits: The Road Still Less Traveled by Employers

October 7, 2013
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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ National Compensation Survey from March 2012, just 6 percent of civilian employees have access to subsidized commuting.


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Female Retirement Funds Floundering: Women Not Saving as Much as Men

September 27, 2013
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While the same percentage of men and women participate in company 401(k) plans, men saved an average of $100,000 compared with $59,300 for women.
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As Companies Get Wiser on Wellness Programs, Workers Get Healthier and Wealthier

September 18, 2013
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Says one expert: ‘It’s not just having a wellness program but rather saying that, “We are wellness.” ’
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Affordable Care Act: Your Delays and Deadlines Update

September 18, 2013
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Here’s a quick look at the delays and impending deadlines affecting employers.
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Legal Briefing: Same-Sex Spouse Entitled to Survivor Benefits

September 16, 2013
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Employers might be required to recognize same-sex partners as spouses for purposes of providing benefits under the company’s benefit plans.
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Introducing the New Workforce

September 15, 2013
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The September issue of Workforce is new in more ways than one.
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More Companies Offer Pet Insurance as an Employee Benefit

September 4, 2013
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FMLA Now Covers Same-Sex Spouses (Sort of)

September 3, 2013
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This signals that we are thankfully moving down a path to where someday, thankfully, this issue will no longer be open to debate or discussion.
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Differences Between SUB-pay and Traditional Severance Pay

August 13, 2013
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The plan is a tax-exempt trust account set up by employers to offset state unemployment insurance.
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