Kathryn Keys' employment was terminated by Humana Inc. in June 2008, citing a 2006 negative performance assessment and ignoring a 2007 favorable performance appraisal, according to the ruling. Read More
From the individual mandate provision to 'pay or play' rule, companies find it's time to deal with the bottom line.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
A new study by the Pacific Business Group on Health reveals that most workers don't understand the terminology used by health plans and aren't able to accurately figure out which plan will offer them the most benefits at the least cost.
Why companies have to love their contingents, not just abide by the law and use them to cut labor costs.Read More
BayCare Health System of Florida has geared a new retirement savings push toward women after realizing that more than three-quarters of its workforce were female, generic savings seminars were not well attended, and women historically haven't been good savers.
Even with the best-designed programs, companies face challenges in making incentive and merit-pay programs effective in today's economy.
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.Read More