Employee Benefits & Compensation Articles
Retaining and attracting the best employees means offering more than competitive salaries. Thoughtful and useful benefits packages set up employees and your business for success. Just make sure you build communications systems that make it easy for your employees to sign up.
Jason Tzau has worked as a pharmacist and pharmacy consultant for the past 19 years, most recently serving as associate director of the health and benefits practice at Willis Towers Waton’s Seattle office.
Health and financial wellness plans have evolved quickly in the last few years, offering employees newer and better options to relieve some of the money-related stress they experience and plan better for retirement. The next step in this evolution is access to personalized financial wellness plans for each employee. Why is this so important and why are personal financial advisors in vogue now?
By resuscitating myRAs, the EASA would benefit those workers that do save in a retirement plan but don’t pay federal income taxes.
Although the Affordable Care Act has been whittled down by the GOP and the Trump administration, the employer mandate is still around. Here are 9 employer mandate FAQs for HR benefits managers, employers, and their brokers. The answers are condensed from the more detailed answers found in 2018 Health Care Reform Facts (The National Underwriter Company/ALM). Please note that some of the figures we list were as of press time last fall.
Above-average employer contributions to 401(k)s are a key feature of retirement plans most likely to help employees amass the savings they need to live comfortably in retirement, according to a new report from Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust.
A thorough familiarization with health insurance practices and terms will allow employers to make the most knowledgeable decisions for their employees and business.
Starting next year, Medicare Advantage plans will be able to add restrictions on expensive, injectable drugs administered by doctors to treat cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, macular degeneration and other serious diseases.
Manufacturing, construction, service, hospitality, and other blue-collar industries are among those with large workforces unlikely to spend the workday sitting at a desk with ready access to email and for whom scheduling large group meetings to present employee benefits offerings and open enrollment procedures is next to impossible.
This isn't just a time to change your health insurance (but checking into your options for switching policies is always smart). Open enrollment gives you a chance to change other insurance coverage or opt-in to programs your employer offers that can save you more money.
Thanks to the efforts of plan sponsors, advisors, HR, and executives, companies can improve their 401(k) plans. Here are 5 industries where efforts succeeded.
General Motors on Monday inked a deal with Detroit-based hospital system Henry Ford Health System to provide a new direct-to-employer healthcare option to 24,000 of its salaried employees and their dependents in Southeast Michigan.
While women overall caught up on April 10 this year, black women were still working—until August 7—just to catch up.
Every HR professional understands that employee benefits are one of the biggest reasons employees choose one job over another, and your company provides great benefits—a quality health insurance plan, for example. In fact,