A recent study proclaimed troubling news for workers: For the fifth year in a row, employee bonus pools will come in below target, according to benefits consulting firm Towers Watson.» Read More
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.
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.
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.
College is expensive but don't overlook your employer as one way to ease some of the burden.
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.
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.
The employment-cost index, measuring wages and benefits, sees its smallest quarterly gain since 1982.
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...
*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...
President Obama wrote an op-ed on expanding overtime pay. Paul Mangiamele, Bennigan's CEO, discusses how this could impact his business.
Susan Cain, Quiet Revolution co-founder, discusses the "quiet revolution" going on within corporations to tap into the power of the shy.
WASHINGTON, June 11- President Barack Obama's quest for "fast-track" negotiating authority on a Pacific Rim trade deal passed its initial tests in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday ahead of a final vote on Friday on contentious trade measures. By a vote of 397-32, the House approved a measure authorizing funds to help workers who lose their jobs as a...
WASHINGTON, June 11- President Barack Obama's quest for "fast-track" negotiating authority on a Pacific Rim trade deal passed its first test in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, with another day of voting to come on a contentious package of bills. By a vote of 397-32, the House approved a measure authorizing funds to help workers who lose their jobs as a...
ADP is scared, says Parker Conrad, Zenefits co-founder & CEO, discussing the defamation lawsuit ADP has filed against his company.
Legendary entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson is offering fully-paid paternity leave for a full year for some employees.
The Los Angeles City Council voted to approve a minimum wage increase to $15 by the year 2020.
June 4- A new statewide ballot measure campaign aimed at reforming public worker pensions was filed in California on Thursday, led by former Democratic San Jose mayor and longtime pension reform advocate Chuck Reed. The ballot initiative is the latest in a long fight to reduce public pension obligations in California, where debts are particularly burdensome...