Benefits

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Large Employers Holding the Line on Premium Increases

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April 21, 2015

Manage Specialty Drugs to Stem Pharmacy Costs

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April 8, 2015

Despite Cloudy Future, Health Benefits Remain Vital

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April 6, 2015

On April 1, @shrmnextchat chatted with Mike VanDervort (@MikeVanDervort) about "Are College Athletes Students or Employees?"

In case you missed this excellent conversation, here are all the tweets from the chat:

April 1, 2015

Unclear Beneficiaries Force Retirement Plans into Court

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April 1, 2015

HSA Contributions by Employer, Location Analyzed

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March 30, 2015

Updated daily, the HR News home page is your one-stop shop for the latest news and featured articles. This page compiles top staff-written and external news of general interest to HR, plus major stories in the HR Disciplines.

ADA Interactive Process: It Sounds Easy, So Why Is It Hard?

By Allen Smith  3/18/2015

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March 19, 2015

 

Updated daily, the HR News home page is your one-stop shop for the latest news and featured articles. This page compiles top staff-written and external news of general interest to HR, plus major stories in the HR Disciplines.

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March 17, 2015

 

Updated daily, the HR News home page is your one-stop shop for the latest news and featured articles. This page compiles top staff-written and external news of general interest to HR, plus major stories in the HR Disciplines.

Employers’ Brief for Same-Sex Marriage Cites Benefits Burden

Tax ‘gross ups’ among the added costs of separate treatment for same-sex spouse benefits

By Stephen Miller, CEBS  3/10/2015

March 10, 2015

 

Updated daily, the HR News home page is your one-stop shop for the latest news and featured articles. This page compiles top staff-written and external news of general interest to HR, plus major stories in the HR Disciplines. 

FBI: Over 80 Percent of Active Shooter Incidents Occur at Work

By Roy Maurer  3/3/2015 

March 3, 2015

 

As corporate health exchanges evolve, there are more factors to weigh

 

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December 18, 2014

 

By 2017, most plan to add surcharges or exclude spouses when coverage available elsewhere

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December 1, 2014

 

When an employer may require retirees to contribute toward bargained-for retiree health benefits may boil down to the rules of general contract interpretation, according to a Nov. 10, 2014, oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court.

“Most of the justices were leaning toward rules of general contract interpretation,” Amy Covert, an attorney with Proskauer in New York City, told SHRM Online. The justices didn’t want to put a “thumb on the scale in favor of employers or employees” with default contract presumptions.

Yard-Man

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November 18, 2014

 

Traditional preferred provider organizations (PPOs) are fast becoming relics of the past, like Model Ts.

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October 30, 2014

 

Does paying to freeze eggs suggest motherhood and career are incompatible

 

With the decision by Apple and Facebook to offer company insurance coverage to women who want to freeze their eggs come questions about the message this may send to women who pursue careers at prominent tech companies. 

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October 20, 2014
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During open enrollment, be mindful of age-based differences
 

With four generations working side by side in the labor force—Millennials, Generation X, Baby Boomers and Traditionalists—employers are challenged during open enrollment season to meet each group’s distinctive needs and expectations. These differences become especially relevant when honing ways to communicate health care options.

Millennials Embrace Technology

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October 13, 2014

 

During open enrollment, encourage use of benefits information resources

 

This open enrollment season, employees have a message for employers about their benefits: Tell us more, please.

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October 9, 2014

 

Despite continuing efforts to rein in rising health care costs, roughly half of large U.S. employers will begin to hit the thresholds triggering the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) excise tax on high-value plans in 2018, and the percentage is expected to rise significantly in subsequent years, according to an analysis by consultancy Towers Watson.

September 29, 2014