You’ve heard this before: Beef up retirement plan offerings to help employees rebuild their nest eggs. But there are other benefits that help workers feel more financially stable.
Pensions / Retirement Benefits
The group formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons is being sued by an ex-employee. The charge: age discrimination.
A worker is fired for emailing porn via his company email address. Then he sues, claiming he was really let go so the firm wouldn’t have to pay for his retirement benefits. Read the dramatized version of this real-life case and see if you can determine the outcome.
Remember that thing about equal pay for equal work? It also applies to severance packages, according to a recent federal court ruling.
Do your higher-paid employees know they’re going to have more taken out of their paychecks in 2009? Do they know why?
Much has been said about the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) impact on employers’ healthcare plans, but that’s not the only benefit that’s being affected.
The differences between the employee retirement benefits offered by large companies and those offered by small and mid-size companies are shrinking rapidly.
Is your company planning on handing out raises in 2011? See how your plans stack up against other companies across the U.S.
Everyone knew that the recession would hurt a lot of workers’ abilities to retire when they wanted to. But the latest figures show just how badly people have been affected.
If changes to a retirement plan benefit – or hurt – one group of employees more than another, it could trigger a discrimination lawsuit.
Talk about adding insult to injury: Retirement plans took a beating last year, and now plan providers are increasing management fees.
For the first time, the federal government will allow the same-sex partner of a federal worker to receive employer-sponsored health benefits.
To protect against identity thieves, the feds are making it more difficult for them – and you, the user – to access government online systems.
How many employees will call out sick the day after Memorial Day? A new study quantifies this type of sick leave abuse at one federal agency, and a U.S. Representative has an idea on how to limit it.
What is it employers hope to accomplish most with their benefit plans this year?
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