The Affordable Care Act health care reform law required employers to begin notifying employees on March 1 about the availability of state-based exchanges as an option for buying health insurance. But the DOL has temporarily rescinded the notice requirement.
Convenience store chain Sheetz has cut the ribbon at a new employee health and wellness center next to its distribution center in Claysburg, Pa. Its “Center for Shwellness” partners with Marathon Health to offer free health and wellness coaching for employees and their families.
Greeley and Hansen, a Chicago engineering firm, is actively hiring legal immigrants in an effort to create a new pipeline of hard-to-find qualified engineers and diversify its workforce.
Starting this year, TD Bank is offsetting the additional federal and state taxes that its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) employees pay for domestic-partner benefits compared with heterosexual married couples.
We reported last month that traditional health plans must pay a new $1 per insured fee to fund medical research. Now the Feds say the fees also apply to some health reimbursement arrangements and flexible spending accounts.
As an HR professional, you’re in a unique position to guide your organization to a culture that causes less worry and stress for employees—and better health and productivity. Here are 12 ways to get started:
More than 60% of employees at Orlando, Fla.-based InCharge Debt Solutions work from home. The payoffs have been impressive.
The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, the New Jersey Business and Industry Association and the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce have joined state officials to ask businesses to join New Jersey’s “Workplace Wellness Campaign.”
It happens all the time: An employee approaches someone from HR to ask for help. But occasionally, HR pros find their work conversations veering dangerously toward inappropriately personal topics—from how to handle retirement investments to life-and-death health care decisions.
Despite plenty of new high-tech options, good old-fashioned paper time sheets remain the most popular way to record how many hours employees work, according to a recent HR Specialist poll.