Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Careers Employee Benefits


  • Overtime may be killing you Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Overtime may be killing you

    Lancet study finds working long hours dramatically increases risk of stroke and heart disease.

  • College athletes cash in with millions in benefits Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 7:31 PM ET
    Joel Stave of the Wisconsin Badgers drops back to pass against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Camp Randall Stadium last November.

    NCAA rule changes resulted in nearly $160 million a year in additional benefits for major-college athletes. USA TODAY reports.

  • A discussion of the NYT expose on Amazon Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 7:34 PM ET
    A discussion of the NYT expose on Amazon

    James Cakmak, equity analyst at Monness, Crespi, Hardt & Co, discusses the New York Times report which accused Amazon of pushing employees to the limit by employing cruel management practices.

  • SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va.— Busloads of United Mine Workers of America miners and retirees roared in protest outside Patriot Coal headquarters Monday, as the bankrupt company looks to nix a union contract that includes pension contributions and health benefits. From a makeshift stage on the bed of a tow truck, UMWA President Cecil Roberts bellowed out to a...

  • Amazon & the Valley Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 11:31 AM ET
    Amazon & the Valley

    A New York Times article regarding the Amazon culture and work environment paints a cruel picture. Re/code's Ed Lee, shares his reaction.

  • 'Inside Amazon' reporter: Surprised by Amazon reaction Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    'Inside Amazon' reporter: Surprised by Amazon reaction

    One of the reporters behind the New York Times article called "Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace," David Streitfeld, speaks to "Squawk Alley.

  • Mark Cohen: Amazon capable of 'significant profit' Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 10:33 AM ET
    Mark Cohen: Amazon capable of 'significant profit'

    Former Sears Canada CEO Mark Cohen, shares his view of the New York Times piece calling Amazon a "bruising" place to work. He says he is a big fan of what Amazon's created.

  • NYT calls Amazon a 'bruising workplace' Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 10:31 AM ET
    NYT calls Amazon a 'bruising workplace'

    A New York Times article describes Amazon as a "bruising" place to work. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on the reaction online to the piece.

  • Adobe extends maternity, paternity leaves Friday, 14 Aug 2015 | 11:05 AM ET
    Adobe extends maternity, paternity leaves

    Starting November 1st, maternity leave at Adobe will be extended from 16 weeks to 26 weeks. Insight on the move, with Donna Morris, Adobe SVP of People and Places.

  • Executives need to start taking maternity leave Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | 10:20 AM ET
    Netflix workers sort DVDs at the company's Piscataway, New Jersey, distribution center.

    High five to Netflix for 1-year paid maternity leave! But now, executives need to start taking it—to set an example, says Jennifer Owens.

  • Need college money? Ask the boss Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | 8:45 AM ET
    Need college money? Ask the boss

    College is expensive but don't overlook your employer as one way to ease some of the burden.

  • Microsoft enhances employee benefits Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | 1:06 PM ET
    Microsoft enhances employee benefits

    Microsoft is adding two holidays, increasing its 401k match and enhancing paid parental leave policies, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 4- America's biggest public pension fund, Calpers, has broken its silence over a controversial California ballot measure that seeks to cut worker pensions by suggesting the move might be illegal. Pension costs were significant factors in the bankruptcies of Detroit, Michigan, and the cities of Stockton and San Bernardino in California.

  • The next hot employee benefit? Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 | 1:58 PM ET
    The next hot employee benefit?

    Saving for college is hard. But some employers are making it a little easier by matching employee contributions to 529 plans -- and two states are offering tax breaks to companies that do it.

  • Wages show no signs of picking up Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Wages show no signs of picking up

    The employment-cost index, measuring wages and benefits, sees its smallest quarterly gain since 1982.

  • Luxe Valet reclassifying worker status: CEO Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 8:35 AM ET
    Luxe Valet reclassifying worker status: CEO

    Curtis Lee, Luxe Valet co-founder & CEO, talks about converting independent contractors to employees with benefits.

  • NEW YORK, July 23- All it usually takes to borrow money from your 401 are a few clicks on a website, and a check will arrive a few days later. Internal Revenue Service rules say you can borrow up to $50,000 or 50 percent of the account balance, whichever is greater. The problem is with middle-aged workers, who are the heaviest loan users, according data from the Employee...

  • The Medicare program's trust fund for hospital care will run out of money in 2030 the trustees said in a report. Trustees for the country's Social Security program repeated their warning that Washington would run out of the money needed to fully pay disability benefits by 2016.. Depletion of the Medicare and Social Security trust funds does not mean that all...

  • Plight of Greek pensioners heaps pressure on Tsipras Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 3:18 AM ET

    *Lines of pensioners create powerful symbol of crisis. ATHENS, July 2- Long lines of pensioners jostling to get into a limited number of banks opened specially to pay out retirement benefits have become a powerful symbol of the misery facing Greece and the problems mounting for Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Mindful of the fact that many older Greeks do not use...

  • The expense of overtime Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 4:37 PM ET
    The cost of overtime pay

    President Obama wrote an op-ed on expanding overtime pay. Paul Mangiamele, Bennigan's CEO, discusses how this could impact his business.