The survey included responses from more than 750 human resources managers and benefit managers attending the annual SHRM conference in Las Vegas in JuneRead More
The decline in employment-based coverage came amid the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. The unemployment rate topped 10 percent in 2009, with millions of employees losing their health insurance coverage.Read More
The Health Coverage Tax Credit was created in 2002 and included as part of the Trade Adjustment Assistance law.Read More
The tenure-denial rate is higher than ever in New York City, as Mayor Michael Bloomberg lauds a rigorous new teacher evaluation system.Read More
How do we measure the effectiveness of our wellness program?Read More
We are planning to launch engagement surveys to our full-time employee population. We have purchased a few smaller companies in recent years and would like to ask a different set of questions to employees who have become part of our company as a result. Specifically, we wish to gauge how the acquisition was handled by our company, as well as the transition to being considered part of the parent company. Our motivation is to pinpoint areas of concern to the newly integrated employees, and to avoid repeating certain behaviors in future acquisitions. What are some suggested questions to use that would give us this kind of insight?
—Building (or Repairing) Bridges, human resources adviser, marketing, DallasRead More
Awards under the new program will depend on the quality and timeliness of the information, which must lead to successful enforcement actions with sanctions of at least $1 million.Read More
We are seeking a way to evaluate individual managers for effectiveness at our company of fewer than 200 employees. Generally, 360 reviews are not recommended for companies of our size. What other tools could we use?
—Doing a 360, human resources manager, finance/insurance/real estate, Chestnut Hill, MassachusettsRead More