Nearly half of defined contribution plan sponsors either offer or plan to soon offer some type of inflation protection strategy to their participants, a Mercer study shows. Stand-alone Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, or TIPS, are the most widely used option, ahead of combining multiple asset classes.Read More
HR consultants offer their thoughts on the best—and worst—practices when it comes to succession planning.
Veterans find it's a tough terrain in getting from the battlefield to their chosen field.
Thirty percent of employees say they were ineffective for at least one week due to job-related stress, while two-thirds of U.S. workers reported extremely high stress levels, including fatigue and feeling a ‘loss of control.'Read More
It seems to me retail executives are going too far, letting business objectives blot out the bigger picture about the holidays and ignoring a cultural shift away from crass commercialism.Read More
The recently elected officials are Coretha M. Rushing of Equifax Inc., Brian D. Silva of Fresenius Medical Care and José Tomas of Burger King Corp.Read More
The proposed rules would require employers to provide employees with an 'easy-to-understand' summary of benefits and coverage and, upon request, a glossary of commonly used health care coverage terms, such as deductible and copay.
Employers can guard against hiring undocumented workers by becoming familiar with federal regulations and enforcement practices. The primary document reviewed by federal agencies is the Form I-9.
In a unanimous decision, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court said Brian Soja was required to prove that he had a continuing disability when he filed for a reinstatement of his benefits in 2006. It also said a video from employer Hillis-Carnes Engineering Associates Inc. disproved Soja's testimony about an ongoing back injury.
A corporate merger can be a challenging and exciting opportunity for a human resources leader, according to Greg Besio, executive vice president and chief human resources officer of Aon Corp. Besio found plenty of challenges last year when Aon Corp. acquired Hewitt Associates. Besio recently spoke with Workforce Management senior writer Rita Pyrillis about the process in this excerpt.Read More