What are your employees’ favorite perks? If your workforce is anything like the 1,227 participants in a recent Unum survey, the answer is time away from the workplace.
In the past few years, there’s been an explosion of employers – of all sizes and from all business sectors – looking to start wellness programs to contain their long-term health costs. And when wellness programs are conceived and carried out properly, they’ve been proven to get results.
For many companies, discussing salaries has always been taboo. Some firms even required new hires to sign an agreement swearing they wouldn’t disclose their pay to co-workers. This “loose lips sink ships” approach is largely illegal, of course: Employees are generally free to talk about pay rates as part of their rights under the National […]
Benefits play a pivotal role these days, and pros know how tough it is to keep good people, so many employers are upping their game when it comes to offering their employees a comprehensive benefits package. They’re being strategic about designing a robust package tailored to their employees’ unique needs and one that can convince […]
As the job market tightens, setting competitive salary levels becomes more and more critical.
The Department of Labor (DOL) has extended the pilot program called the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID). Is it something your company should participate in?
What if there was a way to help your employees repay their student loans and increase your company’s retention rates?
Every HR pro’s been here before: You find a candidate with all the right qualifications, only to have them slip away right before closing the deal.
Is your compensation strategy workable in today’s business climate and tight labor market? There’s a tool to help you answer that question.
Head’s up! Election Day is coming, and depending on which state your facility is located, you may be required to give workers notice about their voting rights and provide paid or unpaid time off to vote.
Nine-digit health claims are becoming the norm rather than the exception.
After years of paltry wage increases that barely keep pace with inflation, it looks like employees would be willing to take some desperate steps to achieve a significant pay bump.
When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) killed the penalty on the ACA’s individual mandate, most employers believed Obamacare was effectively dead. But some states didn’t think killing the mandate was such a great idea and put forward legislation to keep the mandate alive on the state level.
Congress recently passed two bills that could drastically expand the usage of HSAs.
If this bill passes, medical marijuana users in California will be classified as a protected class and employers will be unable to discriminate against them because of their marijuana usage.
With the rise in health savings account (HSA) enrollment among younger employees and the decline in company matching rates of 401(k)s, HSAs have emerged as a retirement account option for new employees. In this guest post, Sean Hanft, a flexible compensation specialist with FSAstore.com/HSAstore.com, explains the many benefits of these savings vehicles and compares them […]