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Alliant Wins Battle With Aon Over Poaching Charges

June 15, 2012
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In a lawsuit filed last year, London-based Aon has alleged that several of its former executives conspired with Newport Beach, California-based Alliant to solicit at least 40 other employees of Aon's construction services group to quit Aon and join Alliant.
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Flex Schedules Tops Workers' Summer Wish List

June 5, 2012
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A new Robert Half study also showed that employers may be warming up to such perks, with 75 percent of human resources managers saying their company offers flexible schedules during the summer
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It's About Time—and Money

May 3, 2012
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Workforce management technology has come a long way from time clocks. Today's tools can save—or cost—companies millions. And thanks to a new group, the once-frumpy field is coming into fashion.
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Workforce Management Wins Headline Writing Award From American Copy Editors Society

April 26, 2012
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James Tehrani, copy desk chief at Workforce Management, was honored for his headline writing by the American Copy Editors Society at its 16th annual conference in New Orleans in April.
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The Dream, the Reality: Civil Rights in the '60s and Today

April 10, 2012
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To celebrate Workforce Management's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This installment examines civil rights in the 1960s and today. Next month, we look at the 1970s and women in the workforce.
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Home Depot Renovates 401(k) Plans to Add Value, Cut Costs

April 9, 2012
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The plans offer a core lineup of 12 options, in addition to the target-date series and a self-directed brokerage window to accommodate participants who want greater access to mutual funds, exchange-traded funds and stocks.
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Pension Plan Funding Levels Hit Record Low in 2011: Milliman

March 29, 2012
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The market value of pension plan assets increased by about $37 billion to about $1.246 trillion in 2011. But the value of plan liabilities leaped by about $133 billion to about $1.573 trillion.
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Dropping Health Care Coverage No Easy Decision for Employers

March 28, 2012
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Because employer and employee health care benefit contributions are made on a pretax basis, it wil cost employers considerably more than the $2,000-per-employee fee for dropping coverage, if the law survives legal challenges being heard by the Supreme Court.
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Survey: Health Care Reform Splits Employers

March 26, 2012
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Forty percent of employers want the high court, which is hearing oral arguments this week on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to strike down the 2010 law. Still, employers are far from being united in favor of repealing it.
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Oklahoma Bills Would Allow Employers to Opt Out of State Workers' Comp System

February 28, 2012
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If approved, Oklahoma would become the second state to adopt an alternative workers comp system. Texas has operated a similar opt-out system since 1913.
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