President Barack Obama said on Friday that construction of the Keystone XL pipeline to transport crude oil from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast would only nominally benefit American consumers and workers in perhaps his strongest comments on the Canada- to-U.S. pipeline to date. His comments come as Republican leader Mitch McConnell has said his party's first...» Read More
NEW YORK, Sept 10- U.S. health insurance premiums are going up only 3 percent this year, to an average of $16,834 for a family. The Kaiser Family Foundation's 2014 Employer Health Benefits report says that rate increases are slowing from recession highs that ran far above inflation rates.
LOS ANGELES, Aug 19- The California Public Employees' Retirement System, America's largest public pension fund, is expected to approve nearly 100 types of extra pay on Wednesday that will count toward how pensions are calculated for newly hired workers.
HONG KONG, Aug 14- Chinese shoe manufacturer Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd posted a 48 percent fall in first-half net profit as it booked provisions to improve employee benefits- steps it has taken after it suffered from a major strike earlier this year.
NEW YORK, Aug 13- When benefits enrollment season arrives this fall, employees around the country can expect to see the impact of corporate cost-cutting on their finances.
With volatility and geopolitical risks picking up this summer, some in the financial markets are questioning whether to put vacation plans on hold.
July 30- U.S. health insurer Humana Inc reported a lower profit owing to higher costs on Wednesday, as mounting concerns about increased medical spending drove health insurance industry shares lower for a second straight day.
GM GENERAL COUNSEL MILLIKIN SAYS YES WHEN ASKED WHETHER ANY OF THE 15 EMPLOYEES FORCED OUT RELATED TO DEFECTIVE SWITCH WERE GIVEN RETIREMENT BENEFITS OR SALARY THEY HAD NOT PREVIOUSLY EARNED.
Most of the cuts he suggested in a 72- page review of Italy's public administration- an unpublished tome seen by Reuters that picks apart services ranging from disability benefits to policing- appear to have been ignored by Matteo Renzi's government.
CHICAGO, July 3- The Illinois Supreme Court decided Thursday that healthcare for retired state workers is a constitutionally protected pension benefit, a ruling with implications for pension reform legislation passed by the state legislature earlier this year.
WASHINGTON, July 2- Bangladesh has to do more to improve factory conditions and workers rights in order to have U.S. trade benefits restored, the U.S.
NEW YORK, June 23- For years, some U.S. states and cities failed to put enough money into their retirement systems, leaving an estimated $1 trillion gap in public pension funds across the country. But in two of the states with the biggest pension problems, New Jersey and Illinois, recent reforms allow lawsuits to seek to compel full contributions.
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Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post co-founder & editor-in-chief, discusses how a healthier work environment could lead to a healthier bottom line for businesses.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the Senate has agreed to compromise on restoring long-term unemployment benefits for 5 months.
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Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor discusses AOL CEO Tim Armstrong's comments on health care and employee benefits, as well as Sheryl Sandberg's push for diversity.