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.
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.Read More
The recession hit Corbins Electric hard, prompting the firm to lay off nearly half of its 350 employees—including its human resources director. "We didn't feel we had enough employees to support the HR position," explains Lisa Autino, chief financial officer, who took over HR management.Read More
With national health care reform looming, Workforce Management examines Massachusetts' reforms, which went into effect in 2006. Though most Bay Staters have health insurance, there are underlying problems.Read More
The lawsuit charges that the 16 plaintiffs 'have suffered from the worst of its ills in terms of biased work assignments and allotment of hours, unfair discipline and retaliation, and a caustic work environment.'
As more companies jump on Facebook and Twitter, tech vendors including Synmantec, Smarsh and HootSuite are expanding their social media archiving offerings.
With national health care reform looming, Workforce Management examines Massachusetts' reforms, which went into effect in 2006. Though most Bay Staters have health insurance, there are underlying problems.
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 generational issues in the workforce in the 1950s and today. Next month, we look at the 1960s and the civil rights movement.Read More