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.

As the private capital industry expands at a record pace, most firms are raising pay and adding to their headcounts.

Best retirement plans for small businesses and the self employed. Your options range from IRAs to self-employed 401(k) plans. What's best for your needs?

Highlights From 2017 Employee Compensation Report

Retailers’ payroll expenses can be a critical part of their operations’ profitability. The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) 2017 Employee Compensation Report provides data on how independent home improvement businesses handle salaries, health insurance, vacation and other benefits.

The employee said she and other Facebook employees are illegally classified as managers as part of defendant's scheme to deprive them of overtime compensation

Nurse care management and a solid return-to-work program are two ways employers can proactively manage workers’ compensation costs.

IBM is doubling its paid parental leave policy and beefing up a slew of other family benefits for new moms and dads.

A new generation of workers and job-seekers realized that talking about salary improves equality. This squashing of the taboo is changing how companies recruit and compensate workers.

Employee benefits communication practices have evolved and gotten better for employers to help their workers sign up for healthcare benefits. As medical insurance focuses on HSAs, so too does the focus shift to flexibility as a desirable trait for all employee health benefits plans.

President Trump has announced his intent to nominate Preston Rutledge as Assistant Secretary of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA). The position as head of the EBSA has been vacant since Phyllis Borzi stepped down in January 2017.

How should employers respond to the rise in freelance and gig workers, who have little to no access to healthcare and other normal employee benefits?

How consumer-based benefits are revolutionizing the never-ending war for talent.

In today’s hiring landscape, employers are moving beyond traditional health and retirement benefits to embrace unique incentives that attract top talent.

October is the time of year that employers will send out the summary of employee benefits that they provide, if they provide them, to their employees to review and update.

A traditional request for proposal from a broker to a technology company may include some 400-plus questions about systems, mobile capabilities and the technology. But, there is more to choosing a provider than technology.

The federal government has instructed the Canada Revenue Agency to remove a controversial tax policy interpretation that would have seen employees taxed for discounts they get at work.

Each fall, reexamine your employee-benefit options, and don't be afraid to ask questions, say advisors.

Employees feel under pressure to cover up their grief in the office, study finds. One in four (25 per cent) workers took no time off work following the death of a loved one, while a further one in 10 (11 per cent) took just one day, new research has found.

After three years of polling, one of the things we know to be true is that Americans view worker pay-related issues as being at or close to the top of the list when it comes to just corporate behavior.

American workers may have a false sense of confidence in their employee benefits packages and their choices.

Perks matter. Companies in today’s work culture compete for the best talent in the world by trying to one-up each other with abundant benefits and extras for their employees.

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