HELENA, Mont.-- A judge told teachers in Montana Wednesday that he hopes to make a decision before the start of the year on their request to maintain pension inflationary increases until their challenge to pending cuts can be fully decided.» Read More
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.
Ron Bloom, Lazard U.S. investment banking vice chairman, explains why the USPS is in need of an overhaul and requires Congressional action to avoid default.
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?
"Sufficient rest results in a capacity to get more done," says Tony Schwartz, "The Way We're Working Isn't Working" author, discussing the science and costs behind sleep deprivation.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and Julia Boorstin discuss the many "perks" Facebook offers its employees, including three meals a day, free dry cleaning, and multiple bars with beer on tap.
A 10-minute Facebook break makes employees happier, healthier and more productive, according to new research.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the automaker is ending its defined pension plan for employees, and lowering bonuses for salaried workers, due to financial target miss.
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.
Although unemployment was steady at 8.3 percent in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development area, youth unemployment, at 17.2 percent, is high and likely to go higher, Stefano Scarpetta, deputy director for Employment, Labor and Social Affairs at the OECD, told CNBC.com.
When most small business owners think of initiating a wellness program to help employees lose weight or stop smoking, they conclude it’s a luxury they can’t afford. Others have concluded they can’t afford not to.
Workers claiming state help with childcare and housing costs will be expected to seek longer hours, or risk sanctions that could include loss of benefits or a requirement to undergo training, in a radical shift in Britain’s welfare system, the Financial Times reports.
Is government part of the solution in getting Americans back to work? Insight from organized labor on jobs creation, with Mary Kay Henry, Service Employees International Union president, and Rep. Michael Grimm, (R-NY).