Benefits

Telling the Truth About Rewards Programs

When employees feel respected and appreciated for what they contribute, they are less likely to quit, or become so disaffected that they face firing.

Commentary: With his full-page ad defending a corporate rewards event, Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf has reminded those who have forgotten—or never knew—that in the free enterprise system, it is a best practice to give people rewards for reaching targeted financial goals.

Work-site Prenatal Programs Cut Costs

The program offers to pregnant employees information on birth risks, assessments for their risk factors, case-management intervention and educational materials.

Costs associated with complicated births compose the largest single component of employers’ health-care expenses. Prenatal work-site programs that educate employees and assess their risks can save considerable money.