CHICAGO, March 19- If you are due a pension from a former employer, there is a good chance you were or soon will be offered a lump-sum payment in exchange for giving up that guaranteed monthly check for life. That is the conclusion of a recent review by the U.S. Government Accountability Office of 11 lump-sum-offer information packets provided to beneficiaries by...» Read More
Walgreen is shifting employees to private health care exchanges. CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports the company will give 120,000 employees cash and asking them to choose from insurance plans offered on the Aon Hewitt private benefit exchange.
In a survey by Equilar, two thirds of CEOs met or exceeded the goals linked to performance based pay granted from 2008 to 2010, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Are CEOs paid too much? Former SEIU board member Stephen Lerner, and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine, share their opinions.
According to the WSJ, millennials are bringing their helicopter parents to work. Also, a federal judge rules exotic dancers in New York City are protected by Labors Law and entitled to at least minimum wage. CNBC's Bob Pisani, weighs in.
Some companies are beginning to change to a defined contribution plan when it comes to retiree health benefits. CNBC's Bertha Coombs and Sharon Epperson offer insight.
There is a growing trend among big companies to move retiree health benefits to a defined contribution model, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Wal-Mart employees launched protests in at least 15 U.S. cities. Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, and Robert Sinche, Pierpont Securities, discuss what's to blame for the rise in part-time employment.
Barbara Gertz, Denver-area Wal-Mart employee; explains her arrest today as Wal-Mart's group "Our Wal-Mart" protested for higher pay wages.
Wal-Mart's group "Our Wal-Mart" is protesting today for higher pay wages. Rick Berman, The Center for Union Facts, weighs in on the retailer's labor struggles.
Silicon Valley start-ups are offering novel perks—massages, body analytics, subsidized rents, trips to Tahoe and even helicopter rides—in hopes they will land top talent.
A large number of corporations are starting to pay workers with pre-paid debut cards, which sometimes involve a fee. David Min, University of California Irvine, and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute, discuss. "This is a vulnerable population, it's lightly regulated, and banks see an opportunity to make money off of these people," says Min.
There was an increase of 15 percent seen in the average pay of CEOs of big companies in 2012, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson; and Richard Brodsky, Demos senior fellow, and John Martini, Reed Smith LLC, discuss.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports there was a 15 percent gain in the average pay of CEOs of big companies.
Moody's is reporting that many state public pensions are actually facing a much larger funding gap than their financial reports say. Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group CEO, and Steven Malanga, Manhattan Institute, discuss.
The United States lags other countries when it comes to offering workers time off, and is especially tough on part-time workers.
Workers demanding a minimum wage increase have staged walkouts across the country, saying they can't survive on the money they make. Can they get anything done?
Extended unemployment benefits do not keep people from finding a job, a report showed. But whether extensions help or hurt the jobs picture is far from settled.
Discussing whether Wall Street or Silicon Valley offers better benefits to employees, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin & Jon Fortt.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the data on first quarter employee compensation.
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."