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ADP Announces Deal to Acquire Workscape

July 1, 2010
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Marlborough, Massachusetts-based Workscape serves more than 3.5 million users in more than 180 companies, according to ADP.
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Unions No Chicago-Like Wal-Mart Deal for New York

June 28, 2010
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The nation’s top retailer is said to have agreed to near-prevailing-wage minimums for a new Chicago store, but labor leaders in Gotham scoff. ‘This is New York; this is not Chicago,’ a union official says.
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Obama Signs Pension Funding Relief Bill

June 28, 2010
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The measure would give employers temporary alternatives to the basic requirement—embedded in a 2006 law—that requires employers to amortize pension funding shortfalls over seven years.
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Revised Tax Bill Does Not Include COBRA Subsidy Extension

June 18, 2010
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While Senate Democratic leaders had discussed reducing the extension to November 30, a tax bill that Sen. Max Baucus unveiled last week omitted the subsidy, while a subsidy extension also is not in the latest version.
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Statutory Remedy Prevails in Sexual Harassment Case

June 16, 2010
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A jury found in a former Waffle House waitress’s favor on both a statutory sexual harassment claim under the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act as well as common-law negligent supervision and retention claims.
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Study Wall Street Compensation Took a Nose Dive in 2009

June 9, 2010
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Real average annual wages in the city’s securities industry dropped 21.5 percent to $311,279 last year from 2008.
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Walgreen Cuts Ties With CVS Caremarks Pharmacy Benefit Manager

June 8, 2010
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The pharmacy giant, which has more than 7,500 stores, said it concluded that the partnership wasn’t in the best interest of its customers, pharmacists and shareholders.
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Knowing Auto Features in DC Plans Doesnt Mean Theyre Used

June 4, 2010
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Of those using automatic enrollment, 58 percent enrolled only new hires when first adopted, and 35 percent automatically enrolled all nonparticipating employees upon adoption.
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Obama Administration Dont Review San Francisco Health Care Law

June 3, 2010
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The law, challenged by a restaurant trade association, has attracted national attention from employer groups that said if the law is allowed to stand, it would lead other cities and states to pass health care spending measures and result in multistate employers having to comply with a hodgepodge of requirements.
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7.7 Percent Workers Comp Rate Hike Proposed for New York

June 3, 2010
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The state Insurance Department says it will hold a public hearing June 23 to consider the increase.
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