In the face of rising costs, a maturing workforce and a wide range of benefit offerings, the company’s HR delivery team viewed a unified employee benefits portal as critical to managing Microsoft’s 100-percent-employer-paid health care benefits.
A multigeneration recruiting strategy enables the firm’s North American unit to connect with job candidates of all ages and improve hire quality.
A far-reaching talent development initiative helps the global architecture firm keep up with the dizzying pace of change in the design industry.
There’s more than meets the eye, however, to the bank’s announcement that the top 30 Goldmanites will receive only stock bonuses, not cash, for 2009.
A wage record-keeping rule is one of 90 regulations that the Labor Department will be proposing. It outlined 12 ‘specific strategic outcomes’ it is seeking with the package.
Wielding a combination of size and pricing savvy, Caterpillar negotiated directly with pharmacy giants Walgreen Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., eliminating PBMs.
Small employers may face slightly higher premiums if health care reform passes. Changes in premiums for small employers with 50 or fewer employees could range from a 1 percent increase to a 2 percent decrease in 2016.
The grants will go to five consortia comprising 70 community colleges nationwide and will create six-month nondegree programs to train 10,000 workers a year to help set up and maintain electronic health record systems.
Listed in alphabetical order Published November 16, 2009
Latest version says large employers with more than 50 full-time employees would be assessed a fine up to $750 for every employee who works more than 30 hours a week if any employee received health insurance subsidies from the government.