The online M Squared poll of independent consultants was conducted in December 2011 and included responses from 530 professional independent consultants.Read More
Aon President and CEO Greg Case said the move, which must be approved by shareholders, is another step in the firm's strategic plan to grow Aon as a global platform. In particular, London will help Aon grow its business in emerging markets, he said.Read More
The latest information makes clear that employers can—but are not required to—report contributions to health reimbursement arrangements in calculating health care costs.Read More
An annual CareerBuilder forecast also shows 59 percent anticipate no change in their staff levels and 11 percent are unsure whether there will be change.
Independent workers include those on fixed-term contracts, independent consultants, those working through temporary agencies, workers on an on-call arrangement and those who own a business with less than five employees.Read More
The task force will focus on newly established small businesses and those that cannot afford in-house legal counsel or human resources personnel.
An earlier National Center for Health Statistics study found that about 1 million young adults gained coverage in the first quarter this year. Read More
The EEOC may ban the question of criminal records on job applications while some states and municipalities already have ‘ban-the-box' legislation in place. One company executive insists the initiative isn't a bleeding-heart issue but a sound business decision.Read More
Veterans find it's a tough terrain in getting from the battlefield to their chosen field.
Recently signed California legislation comes just weeks after the Labor Department announced a memorandum of understanding with the IRS that, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis said, would bring the agencies together ‘to end the practice of misclassifying employees.'Read More