Employee Benefits Program
A strong employee benefits program – including low-cost employee incentives, employee recognition programs, and employee appreciation programs – can help you improve morale and retention.
We provide employee appreciation day ideas, help you with employee retention strategies and employee benefits management
This year's 1040 tax return package includes the following new entries on Schedule A, Itemized deductions; Schedule B, Interest and ordinary dividends; Schedule C, Profit or loss from business; Schedule E, Supplemental income and loss; and Schedule SE, Self-employment tax:
The biggest trend in employee compensation is pay-for-performance. In many organizations, less employee pay is fixed; more is contingent on performance. In reality, too few managers do what’s necessary to make pay-for-performance work. Solution: Teach the employees to “manage the boss.”
Employees rate the current performance of their immediate supervisor higher than the performance of their organization’s CEO, according to an annual employee engagement survey by APCO Worldwide consulting firm.
In late 2010 the EEOC produced regulations on the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). The regulations provide employers with specific guidance concerning what information they may gather about their employees, how GINA interacts with the FMLA medical certification process and how any genetic information the employer obtains is to be treated.
Disabled employees sometimes think they can use their medical conditions to get away with misbehavior. That’s simply not true. Employers can and should punish behavior that is disruptive, wrong or breaks company rules, even if that behavior may be tangentially related to a disability of some sort.
To help you better understand your obligations under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), we’ve assembled these resources:
Sutter Health, a Northern California health care network, pumped $60 million a month into its pension plan for more than 40,000 active and retired employees during the last quarter of 2010. The not-for-profit network promotes its pension benefit as a valuable piece of an employee’s total compensation.
Verizon Wireless is using some sought-after benefits to help recruit new employees to fill 900 open positions. Recruiters for the 79,000-employee cell phone company entice applicants by touting these benefits:
Due to a myriad of new tax laws, IRS rulings and other adjustments, you’ll find numerous new twists and turns on this year’s Form 1040. Significantly, the new Form 1040 incorporates changes resulting from the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 and the 2010 Tax Relief Act passed late last year.
Employers are emerging from the Great Recession with a different view of compensation and benefits. And, in most cases, that’s a good thing. Lessons learned in the lean years are being adapted and modified to make organizations stronger in this post-recession landscape. Look for these 11 trends to take a firm hold in 2011: