Human Resources News & Insights

Nearly a third of companies will pass tax law savings to staffers: Here’s how

HR pros have seen plenty of news stories about giant corporations that are passing along the savings from the new tax law to their employees. But until now, it’s been tough to get a picture of just how many employers, percentage wise, are actually going to make such a move.

Will companies really shower workers with tax law bonuses, or is it all hype?

The President said companies are giving big bonuses to their workers because of the “Tax Cut Bill,” and the national media is offering a number of examples to back up this claim, but will the new law actually benefit most employees?

The 10 dumbest holiday gifts workers have given, received

It takes a special kind of person to give the gifts that appear on the lists below. 

Fewer CEOs collecting bonuses, incentives, perks

Companies are getting stingier when it comes to offering CEOs juicy benefits.

’Tis the season for not giving: More employers cut holiday bonuses, perks

The days of company holiday parties and year-end bonuses may be coming to an end.

New bill would reduce federal workforce, perks

Legislation has just been brought before the Senate that would significantly reduce the size of the federal workforce and extend pay freezes.

What are the real chances of your workers jumping to new jobs?

You’ve heard all the grumbling about how how many employees are ready to look for new jobs. But just how likely is your company to see a parade out the door?

Google’s tying bonus pay to social media

Google’s so gung-ho about social media, it’s tying 25% of employees’ annual bonuses to it.

Will health insurers’ new plans save you money?

While your company scrambles to comply with reform without being swallowed up by skyrocketing health costs, wouldn’t it be nice to know insurers are doing their part to keep your expenses down? Well, here are their plans.

3 things Clark Griswold can teach us about employee bonuses

When do bonuses become run-of-the-mill compensation? When there’s no mystery about how much they’ll be and when they’ll arrive. Here’s a better way to structure your bonus pay.