Wednesday, October 29, 2014 3:10 PM
NEW YORK—Halloween is just around the corner, and many companies have now decided what they plan to do for Halloween celebrations at work. For employers who may still be undecided, here is some information you may wish to consider.
Monday, July 07, 2014 11:58 AM
NEW YORK—On Feb. 12, 2014, the
National Institute of Standards and Technology
(NIST), an agency within the Department of Commerce, published a
41-page “Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity”
in response to President Obama’s 2013 Executive Order calling for such a
Monday, February 24, 2014 4:10 PM
NEW YORK—A New York Times
article reported on a six-month study
called “Profit at the Bottom of the Ladder” conducted by Institute for
Health and Social Policy at McGill University and published by Harvard
Business Review on how companies around the world use incentives in the
Monday, December 09, 2013 2:41 PM
NEW YORK—"’Tis the season to be careful,” is the motto of employers referring to holiday parties.
Monday, November 04, 2013 2:54 PM
NEW YORK—Under current law, the tax credits Congress designed to
encourage employers to hire military veterans are effective only for
hiring completed in 2013.
Monday, April 01, 2013 4:00 PM
A recent Aon Hewitt survey of 800 large and midsize employers, which
found that the vast majority of companies (79 percent) use rewards, like
lower insurance premiums, to motivate employees to improve their
Tuesday, December 04, 2012 1:42 PM
A recent poll of U.S.-based companies conducted just after Election Day
found that many respondents had delayed enacting health care plan
changes required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Tuesday, November 06, 2012 11:35 AM
On October 23rd, New York’s business leaders met to announce Prudential as the winner of the 2013 Corporate Equality Ally Award. Prudential received a stellar 100 percent rating on the Human Right Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index for the past nine years.
Tuesday, October 02, 2012 2:46 PM
It is increasingly reported in various business publications that today's employees are entering the workforce with an expectation that volunteering will be a part of their professional careers.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 3:15 PM
In early August 2012, some U.S. employers with fully insured employee
health benefit plans received a medical loss ratio (MLR) rebate. These
rebates were mandated under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care
Act (PPACA) whenever health insurers do not spend at least a certain
percentage (generally, 80 percent to 85 percent) of the prior year’s
health insurance premiums on health care services. The rebates received
in August 2012 cover premiums collected for the 2011 plan year.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 10:30 AM
The current Employment Eligibility Verification Form, commonly referred
to as Form I-9, expires August 31, 2012. All U.S. employers must
complete and retain a Form I-9 for all citizens and noncitizens they
hire for employment in the United States, according to the U.S.
Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Friday, August 17, 2012 2:30 PM
In his book Achieving Success Through Social Capital
, Wayne Baker
defined “resources available in and through personal and business
networks” as individuals gaining access to resources, such as
information, ideas, business leads, good will, trust and cooperation as a
result of social capital.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 1:45 PM
Most companies today recognize the value of attracting and engaging
superior talent. The tough challenge today, however, is how do companies
— large and small — retain that superior talent?
Wednesday, May 02, 2012 2:50 PM
Thirty-seven percent of 2,303 surveyed hiring managers and human
resources professionals use social media to look into job candidates,
according CareerBuilder. Employers primarily used Facebook (65 percent)
and LinkedIn (63 percent) to research candidates, while 16 percent used