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New Push for Employee Recognition May Have Broader Implications

July 10, 2012
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Two new surveys point toward executives realizing that the random gift card, or company watch and pin for years of service, do little to motivate behavior.
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Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Reform Law

June 28, 2012
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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is constitutional, handing President Barack Obama a major election-year victory and shunning 26 states that had sought to overturn the reform law.
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Savers Credit Plan Is an Underutilized Aid for Employee Retirement Funds

June 27, 2012
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Although the plan is a separate program from company retirement plans, sponsors often aren't telling their workers about it as a way to improve their benefits.
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Fewer Employers Match Defined Contribution Plan Deposits: SHRM Analysis

June 27, 2012
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Of 550 employers surveyed in SHRM's study of employee benefits programs, slightly more than two-thirds indicated that they currently match their employees’ contributions, down from 75 percent five years ago.
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Transamerica Survey Points Out Need to Redefine ‘Retirement Readiness'

June 1, 2012
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More than half of Transamerica Retirement Survey respondents say they don't think they are building a sufficient nest egg—a percentage consistent for all ages of workers.
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Accountable Care Organizations: A New Cure for Spiraling Health Care Costs?

May 14, 2012
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Under this health care program, physicians and hospitals work together with Medicare to provide coordinated care to beneficiaries in exchange for shared savings.
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Emergency Alaska Preacher: The 'EAP' of the Last Frontier

May 8, 2012
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An oil and gas company operating in Alaska has an employee assistance program in place, but says such a plan might not be able to react quickly enough, given the remote setting. A firm offering in-house chaplain services is there to fill the void.
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Test:Cultivating a Virtual Culture

May 7, 2012
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Startups operating as virtual enterprises from Day One, companies sending employees home to telecommute, and businesses hiring more mobile workers are changing the conventional wisdom about how to create corporate culture.
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Test:Cultivating

May 7, 2012
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Startups operating as virtual enterprises from Day One, companies sending employees home to telecommute, and businesses hiring more mobile workers are changing the conventional wisdom about how to create corporate culture.
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