PORTLAND, Maine— FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont have known it had to come to an end. Terms of their Verizon contract had carried over when FairPoint purchased the company's land-based telephone operations and had been mostly unchanged for 10 years. "We get that FairPoint doesn't have the deep pockets that Verizon had.» Read More
Electronic Arts has been voted the worst company in America by Consumerist readers, beating out Bank of America, Ticketmaster, and even Carnival Cruise Lines.
A new survey on corporate health benefits draws a picture of a world where companies go beyond building gyms and banning smoking, to rewarding employees for lowering their cholesterol and being monitored by a "primary nurse case manager."
Ezekiel Emanuel, University of Pennsylvania vice provost for global initiatives, explains why entitlement reform doesn't necessarily need to include cutting health benefits.
Leigh Gallagher, Fortune Magazine, reveals this year's list of top companies for workers to land a job, including Google, SAS, CHG Health Care Services, Boston Consulting Group, and Wegmans Food Market.
All of Morgan Stanley's employee bonus' - both cash and stock - will be deferred if their total comp is more than $350,000 and the bonus portion of that pay exceeds $50,000, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports changes in the way IBM contributes to employee retirement accounts may have a wide-ranging impact, and discussing whether volatile markets could place workers in a vulnerable position, with Alison Borland, Aon Hewitt, and Brigitte Madrian, Harvard Kennedy School of Management.
Joel Stern, Chairman and CEO, Stern Stewart & Co speaks about the importance of the need to manage human capital in a way that doesn't just peg employees' performance to company bottom lines.
A new study suggests that many workers are waiting to retire at least until they are eligible for Medicare.
A lot of uncertainty on what a second term would mean for business, and CNBC's Robert Frank reports Westgate Resorts CEO David Siegel sent an email to employees threatening job cuts if Obama wins.
Here's a list of European countries with the most mandated paid holidays per year, according to Mercer's 62-country report "Worldwide Benefit and Employment Guidelines."
As the open-enrollment season for health benefits approaches, many workers will be making some bad choices.
When starting Student magazine and then Virgin Music, Richard Branson followed five simple guidelines that he still finds relevant and useful today.
A Denver startup is paying workers more to take a holiday. From rock climbing to house cleaning, see what some firms are offering to attract top talent.
Workplace insurers are used to making billions of dollars in payments each year. Now they are dealing with another fast-growing cost — payouts to workers with routine injuries who have been treated with strong painkillers.
It comes as no surprise that 75 percent of employees in a survey said that having a Summer Friday policy would be an effective tool for increasing productivity. But did anyone think to ask their bosses what they thought about Summer Fridays?
A 10-minute Facebook break makes employees happier, healthier and more productive, according to new research.
Fortune magazine’s annual 100 Best Companies to Work For came out today, and while most of the companies on the list are large firms — Google’s spacer No. 1 — there are a lot of takeaways for small businesses among the companies on the list.
Guest columnist Ron Volper discusses how a well-thought out compensation plan can help retain your best employeees.
Firms are offering unusual perks as they try to appease employees frustrated by pay cuts, heavy workloads, high health insurance costs and reduced 401(k) matches, USA Today reports.
Some of the results may surprise you and some of the benefits may make you envious.