Having an engaging 401(k) plan recordkeeper, partnered with innovative online educational tools, may provide a solution to piercing the Gen Y markets as more and more of the current employee base moves closer to retirement.
The IRS has released long-awaited final regulations that clarify market rate of return issues for cash balance and other hybrid plans. The new rules, effective for the first plan year that begins on or after Jan. 1 2016, sponsors of hybrid plans a clearer path forward.
When West Pharmaceutical Services, a medical device company headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, surveyed employees at its corporate head office, it found that roughly 8% of the 400 employees at that location were interested in either receiving more information about special-needs education or receiving immediate help to navigate the school system for their special-needs child.
New plan designs mean "real opportunity" for sales to a key demographic in the long-term care market.
Employers who moved to Aon Hewitts multi-carrier fully-insured private health care exchange experienced overall health care cost savings for the 2014 plan year providing some of the first data on the impact of post-Affordable Care Act private exchanges.
As the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, a consortium of companies that includes consumer staples such as Mars, Inc., Nestle USA, Bumble Bee Foods, General Mills, PepsiCo and the Coca-Cola Company, surpassed its goal of cutting calories from its food and beverage products, employers can also play a vital role in helping to solve nations obesity epidemic.
The e-newsletter from Employee Benefit NewsSubscribe Read the latest issue View archives
Just-in-time voluntary benefits sales and marketing information.
Multi-channel news, trend insights, expert analysis and exchange data that will support this sweeping evolution in the funding and distribution of employer-sponsored benefits.