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NEW YORK, Oct 27- When some 120 million employees start filling out their open enrollment choices this fall, they will be presented with the usual health, dental and vision options. "Some of those policies are going to be a perfect fit and valuable, and other things are not going to be useful," says Jennifer Benz, who runs her own benefits firm based in San Francisco.
Applebee's will pay a prep cook who didn't receiver checks for a year.
It's great that Paul Ryan is putting family first, says Jennifer Owens. Will he keep it going and help other parents?
CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on Danny Meyer eliminating tipping, and job openings falling in August.
Union Square Hospitality Group will begin eliminating tipping at its restaurants. CEO Danny Meyer, explains why the strategy helps workers and the restaurant industry.
Jobless claims fell back to a 42-year low level last week, despite the recent cool-off in job growth.
Many workers use annual open enrollment to tweak employee benefit options, but others let old selections ride - a big mistake, say advisors.
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.
Eric Kutcher, McKinsey & Company, discusses the results of a study on women's progress in achieving pay and leadership parity at work.
A growing list start-ups have been hit with complaints in California over the employee status of contract workers.
Sept 23- The U.S. government could shut down next week if Congress does not resolve, even temporarily, a dispute over Planned Parenthood and agree on a plan to extend federal funding beyond Sept. 30. So would major benefit programs such as Medicare health insurance and Social Security retirement benefits for older people. Up to 1 million U.S. workers could face...
Joshua Reeves, co-founder and CEO of Gusto (formerly ZenPayroll), discusses the company's name change along with getting into the online health and worker's compensation benefits business.
OTTAWA, Sept 17- The number of Canadians receiving regular unemployment benefits rose in July, including in oil-sensitive Alberta, with increases seen nationally among trade and construction workers, data from Statistics Canada showed on Thursday. In Alberta, where oil companies having been laying off workers in response to the slump in crude prices, the...
Unions filed a labor board complaint against Wal-Mart saying the retailer discriminated against activist workers.
*Pilots' union offers three dates next week. FRANKFURT, Sept 10- German pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit has proposed fresh talks with Lufthansa management over early retirement benefits, a day after a court ruled a strike was unlawful because the union had overstepped its mandate. The focus on the retirement scheme comes after a judge at the federal state...
Uber lost its latest legal battle over their drivers' employment status in California.
Sept 9- Canadian insurer Sun Life Financial Inc said it would buy New York- based insurer Assurant Inc's employee-benefits business for $975 million, creating the sixth largest group benefits business in the United States. The deal is expected to help Sun Life's U.S. group benefits business to grow by more than 50 percent to about $4 billion, the company said on...
Obama expands sick leave for federal contractors
FRANKFURT, Sept 8- Germany's Lufthansa will not give in to pilots who began a two-day walkout on Tuesday and threatened further strikes in their long-running dispute over cost cuts, retirement benefits and pay, the airline said. Lufthansa was forced to cancel 84 of about 170 long-haul flights planned for Tuesday from Frankfurt, Munich and Duesseldorf, expects...
Gap to end on-call scheduling by September.