Monday, November 04, 2013 2:54 PM
NEW YORK—Under current law, the tax credits Congress designed to
encourage employers to hire military veterans are effective only for
hiring completed in 2013.
Monday, April 01, 2013 4:00 PM
A recent Aon Hewitt survey of 800 large and midsize employers, which
found that the vast majority of companies (79 percent) use rewards, like
lower insurance premiums, to motivate employees to improve their
Tuesday, December 04, 2012 1:42 PM
A recent poll of U.S.-based companies conducted just after Election Day
found that many respondents had delayed enacting health care plan
changes required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Tuesday, November 06, 2012 11:35 AM
On October 23rd, New York’s business leaders met to announce Prudential as the winner of the 2013 Corporate Equality Ally Award. Prudential received a stellar 100 percent rating on the Human Right Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index for the past nine years.
Tuesday, October 02, 2012 2:46 PM
It is increasingly reported in various business publications that today's employees are entering the workforce with an expectation that volunteering will be a part of their professional careers.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 3:15 PM
In early August 2012, some U.S. employers with fully insured employee
health benefit plans received a medical loss ratio (MLR) rebate. These
rebates were mandated under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care
Act (PPACA) whenever health insurers do not spend at least a certain
percentage (generally, 80 percent to 85 percent) of the prior year’s
health insurance premiums on health care services. The rebates received
in August 2012 cover premiums collected for the 2011 plan year.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 10:30 AM
The current Employment Eligibility Verification Form, commonly referred
to as Form I-9, expires August 31, 2012. All U.S. employers must
complete and retain a Form I-9 for all citizens and noncitizens they
hire for employment in the United States, according to the U.S.
Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Friday, August 17, 2012 2:30 PM
In his book Achieving Success Through Social Capital
, Wayne Baker
defined “resources available in and through personal and business
networks” as individuals gaining access to resources, such as
information, ideas, business leads, good will, trust and cooperation as a
result of social capital.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 1:45 PM
Most companies today recognize the value of attracting and engaging
superior talent. The tough challenge today, however, is how do companies
— large and small — retain that superior talent?
Wednesday, May 02, 2012 2:50 PM
Thirty-seven percent of 2,303 surveyed hiring managers and human
resources professionals use social media to look into job candidates,
according CareerBuilder. Employers primarily used Facebook (65 percent)
and LinkedIn (63 percent) to research candidates, while 16 percent used
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 11:00 AM
Business owners and managers choosing whether to hire from outside or
promote from within, consider this: new hires earn more when they start
than their established counterparts, but they perform less
satisfactorily than insiders.
Thursday, April 05, 2012 11:00 AM
U.S.-based companies plan to increase the dollar value of the incentives
they offer employees to participate in health improvement programs in
2012, according to an employer survey conducted by Fidelity Investments
and the not-for-profit National Business Group on Health
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 11:00 AM
Businesses that want to take advantage of a new law that provides tax breaks for hiring unemployed veterans or jobless veterans with disabilities must act fast to apply to get thousands of dollars in benefits. Companies have just 28 days after the hire to apply for benefits under the VOW to Hire Heroes Act, which President Barack Obama signed into law on November 21, 2011.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 2:30 PM
More U. S. employees are dissatisfied with their healthcare benefits and their chances for promotion than they were in 2008, according to the annual Work and Education poll by Gallup.
Tuesday, February 07, 2012 10:30 AM
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration has issued long-awaited final regulations governing disclosure of defined contribution plan fees under ERISA Section 408(b)(2). The rule becomes effective on July 1, 2012 (extended from April 1, 2012).