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  • Walmart is accused of punishing workers for sick days

    A report says that the retail giant routinely refuses to accept doctors' notes and penalizes workers who need to take care of an ailing family member.

  • May 31- Fitch Ratings Inc downgraded MetLife Inc's Brighthouse Financial Inc unit on Wednesday, citing the unit's lowering of its capitalization and financial targets from last year. Fitch, which downgraded Brighthouse Life Insurance Company one notch, from an A+ to an A, said its ratings outlook remains stable. Fitch's rating for Brighthouse Life Insurance...

  • WASHINGTON, May 31- The Trump administration is considering taking steps to broaden the Obamacare limits on claiming a religious or moral exemption from providing health insurance that covers birth control, Vox news reported on Wednesday. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declined to comment and spokeswoman Alleigh Marre said it does not "...

  • WASHINGTON, May 24- A bill passed by U.S. House Republicans would cause 23 million people to lose healthcare coverage by 2026 while de-stabilizing health insurance markets in some states and making it hard for sick people to buy insurance, a budget watchdog agency said on Wednesday. The Congressional Budget Office, a non-partisan group of experts who analyze...

  • WASHINGTON, May 24- A bill passed by U.S. House Republicans would cause 23 million people to lose healthcare coverage by 2026 while de-stabilizing health insurance markets in some states and making it hard for sick people to buy insurance, a budget watchdog agency said on Wednesday. The Congressional Budget Office, a non-partisan group of experts who analyze...

  • WASHINGTON, May 24- An estimated 23 million people would lose health coverage by 2026 under Republican legislation aimed at repealing Obamacare, a nonpartisan congressional agency said on Wednesday in the first calculation of the new bill's potential impact. The report from the Congressional Budget Office also said federal deficits would fall by $119...

  • WASHINGTON, May 24- An estimated 23 million people would lose health coverage by 2026 under Republican legislation aimed at repealing Obamacare, a nonpartisan congressional agency said on Wednesday in the first calculation of the new bill's potential impact. The report from the Congressional Budget Office also said federal deficits would fall by $119...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- Robo-adviser Betterment, in a push to try to get more big companies to sign on to its 401 plan, beefed up the board of advisers of its retirement product on Friday by adding two leaders in the movement for cutting investment costs for companies and employees. Labor Department retirement policy expert Judy Mares and former BlackRock consultant...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- Robo-adviser Betterment, in a push to try to get more big companies to sign on to its 401 plan, beefed up the board of advisers of its retirement product on Friday by adding two leaders in the movement for cutting investment costs for companies and employees. Labor Department retirement policy expert Judy Mares and former BlackRock consultant...

  • Now Bright, 42, fears the bill passed on Thursday by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to repeal Obamacare will roll back the Medicaid insurance coverage that has enabled her to get drug and mental health treatments she would not have been able to afford otherwise. "There is so much addiction here, if they pull the medical cards this place, it's...

  • BEVERLY HILLS, May 1- Wells Fargo& Co Chief Executive Officer Tim Sloan said recruiting and retention have improved dramatically in the wake of a sales scandal, as the third-largest U.S. bank has made big changes to how it pays and evaluates employees in its branches. Scrambling to contain the fallout, Wells Fargo stopped paying branch workers based on how many...

  • CHICAGO, April 27- Good things come to those who wait, the old saying goes. And more Americans are getting the message when it comes to claiming Social Security benefits. The number of near-retirement workers planning to take Social Security benefits as soon as possible has fallen sharply, according to a new survey by Fidelity Investments.

  • Google's pay gap problem

    Kara Swisher, Recode executive editor, and Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute president & CEO, discuss the news that Google may be underpaying female employees.

  • Ivanka Trump, daughter of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, visits with women GOP members of Congress at the Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill September 20, 2016 in Washington, DC. In an effort to reach out to women voters, Trump met with the female politicians to promote her father's proposals on child care.

    CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on Ivanka Trump's push for child care tax credits.

  • Blackstone has agreed to acquire insurance broker Aon's employee benefits outsourcing business for around $4.8 billion.

  • Healthcare

    Here's how you can get the biggest bang for your medical coverage in 2017.

  • Stocks to Watch: January 5, 2017

    Macy's, Kohl's, and Alphabet stocks are making headlines this Thursday morning on Wall Street.

  • Tips on finding work for teens

    CNBC’s Sharon Epperson shares a few tips on how to help your teenager find a job.

  • millennials in office

    The youngest workers at your office aren't using up all of their days off. You probably aren't, either. Here's why you should change that.

  • Man in office

    If you are one of the rare Americans who still has an employer-provided pension plan, sort out how and when you will claim your benefits.