Here’s a quick look at the delays and impending deadlines affecting employers.
Employers might be required to recognize same-sex partners as spouses for purposes of providing benefits under the company’s benefit plans.
Instead of focusing on whether an employee is 'disabled' under the ADA, employers should focus on reasonable accommodations and engaging employees in the interactive process.
Two Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over the past two weeks illustrate the risk that employers take when they fail to talk to employees about possible accommodations. The EEOC brought suit against Kmart,…
We love our pets. This year, it is estimated that we will spend more than $55 billion on them. More than $14 billion of that total will be for veterinary care alone. Vet bills are expensive, and often unplanned and…
Bevy of so-called solutions to curbing costs are caught in the crossfire as authors debunk such fixes as wellness plans and predictive modeling formulas.
The plan is a tax-exempt trust account set up by employers to offset state unemployment insurance.
With shifting plans and new laws, communicating benefits options has become a year-round event.
The ruling’s impact may be greatest for smaller businesses that don’t have comprehensive coverage packages for LGBT workers.
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 made it possible for participants to convert all the money in their traditional plan to a Roth, if the employer offers the plan.
With “über-athletes” among the workforce, one human resources director sought to engage these fitness superstars to champion wellness initiatives and motivate their colleagues.
A recent survey highlights the concerns many executives feel about how the Affordable Care Act will impact a company's finances and the economy.
How the small-business health exchanges, called Small Business Health Options Program, also known as ‘SHOP,’ perform may provide large employers a glimpse of what’s to come.