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  • Dec 21- Hotels in Las Vegas and Washington D.C. owned by U.S. The four-year contracts effective Jan. 1 will provide employees of Trump International hotels in those cities with annual raises and pension and health care benefits, Trump Hotels and four unions said in a joint statement. National Labor Relations Board against the Las Vegas hotel, union spokeswoman...

  • millennials in office

    The youngest workers at your office aren't using up all of their days off. You probably aren't, either. Here's why you should change that.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- MetLife Inc expects higher U.S. interest rates to add $300 million to operating profits through 2019, the insurer said in a filing on Thursday. The New York- based company, which provides life insurance, annuities and employee benefits, detailed anticipated benefits from higher U.S. interest rates in an 8- K filing with the U.S. Securities and...

  • Man in office

    If you are one of the rare Americans who still has an employer-provided pension plan, sort out how and when you will claim your benefits.

  • AmEx's new family benefits include 20 weeks of paid parental leave, reimbursement of adoption or surrogacy expenses of up to $35,000, and a maximum benefit of $35,000 for reproductive and fertility treatments, the company said. The United States lags behind other developed countries in the amount of leave given to employees. In 2015, only 21 percent of U.S....

  • Spend your year-end bonus in smarter ways

    Experts suggests using the extra income to tackle debt or beef up your emergency fund.

  • IKEA expands paid parental leave

    The company's US division will broaden paid leave benefits for new parents to attract workers.

  • BRASILIA, Dec 5- Brazil President Michel Temer appealed to political leaders on Monday to back his unpopular proposal to reform the country's costly pension system that would force Brazilians to work more years before being eligible for full retirement benefits. The plan, aimed at restoring fiscal discipline to in an effort to regain investors' confidence,...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- A senior U.S. Senate Republican warned his party on Thursday against simultaneously overhauling Medicare and the Obamacare health insurance program, saying this would be "biting off more than you can chew." The cautionary comments from Senator Lamar Alexander came after House Speaker Paul Ryan, long an advocate of privatizing Medicare, said...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- A senior U.S. Senate Republican warned his party on Thursday against simultaneously overhauling Medicare and the Obamacare health insurance program, saying this would be "biting off more than you can chew." The cautionary comments from Senator Lamar Alexander came after House Speaker Paul Ryan, long an advocate of privatizing Medicare, said...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- A senior U.S. Senate Republican warned his party on Thursday against simultaneously overhauling Medicare and the Obamacare health insurance program, saying this would be "biting off more than you can chew." The cautionary comments from Senator Lamar Alexander came after House Speaker Paul Ryan, long an advocate of privatizing Medicare, said...

  • Consultant Seema Verma, who helped Vice President-elect Mike Pence create a Medicaid expansion plan in Indiana, is his choice to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Democrats bemoan the choices, saying they will gut the 2010 law that gave insurance to about 20 million people through the creation of new individual health insurance and the...

  • Consultant Seema Verma, who helped Vice President-elect Mike Pence create a Medicaid expansion plan in Indiana, is his choice to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Democrats bemoan the choices, saying they will gut the 2010 law that gave insurance to about 20 million people through the creation of new individual health insurance and the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 28- Software company Zenefits has been fined $7 million by California's insurance regulator, marking the biggest penalty yet for the startup that has faced multiple investigations for flouting insurance laws. The company offers free software to businesses and makes money acting as a health insurance broker, working as the middleman...

  • Joseph Morelle, the number two Democrat in the New York State Assembly, said he has been talking about portable benefits with such companies, which use occasional workers to provide rides, deliveries, house-cleaning and other services through websites and apps. In advance of that effort, online home-cleaning company Handy has circulated a draft bill, seen by...

  • Trump's minimum wage target

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on the minimum wage debate and its position in the Trump administration's priorities.

  • CHICAGO, Nov 14- Air maintenance workers at United Parcel Service Inc have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike against the world's largest package delivery company as contract talks remained deadlocked over health-care benefits, the workers' union said on Monday. Teamsters Local 2727 said 98 percent of those who took part in a mail-in ballot voted to...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 14- Air maintenance workers at United Parcel Service Inc have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike against the world's largest package delivery company as contract talks remained deadlocked over health-care benefits, the workers' union said on Monday. Teamsters Local 2727 said 98 percent of those who took part in a mail-in ballot voted to...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 10- Aetna Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Bertolini said he expected some benefits of President Barack Obama's national healthcare reform law will stick under President-elect Donald Trump, like allowing young adults to stay on their family's health insurance. Bertolini, speaking at the New York Times Dealbook conference, said he expects the...

  • Nov 7- Pilots at Southwest Airlines Co voted to ratify a new contract that hikes wages and alters retirement benefits, their union said on Monday, following more than four years of talks. The new contract raises pay by 15 percent upon ratification, followed by increases of 3 percent annually through 2020, the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association said in a news...