Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
There’s no denying that employee engagement has become one of the HR buzz words of our time.
Both workers’ compensation benefits paid to insureds and costs for employers increased in 2011, a new study released today revealed.
Super article this week by Jason Nazar
I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings.
Many new leaders are thrust into supervisory positions quickly, with no real management training to speak of. So as you would expect, they make lots of mistakes. Here are a few of the most common. Hopefully, just being aware of them will help you and your colleagues do things differently!
What is the best time to post to social media?
Are you flustered, flummoxed and flabbergasted that 2013 is already halfway over? Some updates moving forward for Workplace-laws-and-legal-issues-you-need-to-know
A recent and very extensive survey by Universum, the employer branding firm, (reported in Forbes) surveyed 1,200 of the world’s leading employers to find out exactly what personal qualities today’s big businesses are looking for in candidates. They were asking employers what they were looking for and equally what they were failing to find; so, this survey is a great up-to-the -minute snapshot of what qualities candidates must exhibit to raise the eyebrows of employers and make it through the sift and interview process. So, what were these elusive qualities?
A critical component of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (S.744), introduced April 17, 2013, is a provision that would require all employers to participate in an enhanced E-Verify-type program.
Many of the nation’s employers are still on the fence concerning the “Play or Pay” question in health care reform.
Some are leaning toward “Play” (offering employees medical coverage that meets the requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act [PPACA]), while others are favoring “Pay” (forking over penalties for not offering acceptable coverage to employees).
The law actually calls for two possible penalties for large employers with 50 or more employees: one for not offering “minimum essential” coverage, and the other for offering coverage that isn’t “affordable” and/or doesn’t provide “minimum value.”
Get this exclusive Alpha Business Brief comparing provisions of the Massachusetts Health Care Reform Plan to the Federal (PPACA) requirements in one concise document.
The Affordable Care Act will reduce the number of people without health insurance by expanding eligibility for Medicaid and providing tax credits that make insurance more affordable for people buying coverage on their own through new health insurance Exchanges. The Congressional Budget Office projects that 32 million more people will have insurance by 2019. Find out who gets covered and how with this simple flowchart, created as part of the Visualizing Health Policy series with The Journal of the American Medical Association.