Employee Benefits


  • Google once again tops best companies list  Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    Google continues to attract the best and brightest, says Andy Serwer, managing editor of Fortune, discussing its annual list of the top companies to work for.

  • Benefits extension going to hurt economy: Pro  Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    Discussing the economic impact of the benefits extension, with CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein, and Art Laffer of Laffer Associates. The labor market has a way to go, says Bernstein.

  • Losing unemployment benefits timetable  Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 1:16 PM ET

    A key procedural vote on unemployment benefits is expected to fail in the Senate. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on the crisis.

  • US substantially more productive than China: Pro  Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 8:44 AM ET

    Discussing the factors weighed in deciding minimum wage in varying industries, with Christian Weller, Center for American Progress senior fellow.

  • Address structural issue: Santelli  Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 4:16 PM ET

    Maksim Ovsyannikov, SmartRecruiters, and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss the impact of extended unemployment benefits coming to an end tomorrow.

  • Canada court strikes down anti-prostitution laws  Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 1:42 PM ET

    CTV reporter Omar Sachedina provides insight into the Canadian Supreme Court striking down anti-prostitution laws.

  • Workers unite! (So you can become capitalists) Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 8:43 AM ET
    A conference room at JCJ Architecture. The firm became fully owned by its employees this year.

    The number of employee-owned U.S. companies is now increasing by 10 percent or more annually. "It's hardly socialism," says one exec.

  • Retired GM workers just lost $450M in benefits Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 1:52 PM ET
    General Motors headquarters in Detroit

    A federal judge said General Motors does not need to pay $450 million to cover medical benefits for retirees.

  • Market still digesting jobs data: Pro  Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 4:08 PM ET

    Lindsey Piegza, Sterne Agee chief economist, and CNBC contributor Michael Farr, dig into current market conditions and when the Fed may taper.

  • Raising minimum wage will hurt business: Pro  Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 4:04 PM ET

    Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean makes the case for fixing the minimum wage, and Lindsey Piegza, Sterne Agee chief economist, discusses the impact to businesses.

  • Pension crisis 'pretty scary' right now  Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 6:45 AM ET

    Institutional Investor is releasing its inaugural "Pension 40" ranking today, which includes the most powerful players battling the future of U.S. pensions. Institutional Investor executive editor Michael Peltz, provides insight.

  • New rules for flexible spending accounts  Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 2:48 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports employees may now carry over up to $500 per year in their flexible spending accounts.

  • Goldman's unexpected move to lure the best recruits Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 5:22 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs is pushing its junior investment bankers to take weekends off as the firm revises demands placed on employees, Bloomberg reported.

  • Unemployment benefits for furloughed workers?  Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 2:29 PM ET

    The Labor Department believes furloughed government workers during the government shutdown are not eligible for unemployment benefits, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • Top paid CEOs of 2012  Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    Who are the highest paid CEO's? CNBC's Mary Thompson reveals the top earning CEO's. For the first time ever two of the top ten exceeded more than one billion.

  • Furloughed workers double dipping?  Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 3:17 PM ET

    Some furloughed workers may receive both back pay and unemployment. Cathy Areu, Washington Post Magazine, and Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Manhattan Institute, debate the double compensation.

  • Shutdown benefits?  Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 3:12 PM ET

    All federal workers furloughed during the government shutdown will receive their back pay but some in certain states will also get unemployment pay. CNBC's Hampton Pearson has the details.

  • House votes on Military death benefit payments  Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 7:26 PM ET

    The House voted to resume Military death benefit payments, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu. However, the Defense Department says it cannot process the payments during the shutdown.

  • Businesses help those furloughed  Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports Z-Burger has been giving away burgers to government employees who show their ID. The DC economy is taking at least a $200,000 daily hit.

  • Oracle defends Ellison's pay  Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 3:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fort reports Oracle is defending its CEO Larry Ellison against critics who are upset over Ellison's pay package.