A new study shows that people in the workplace have a greater sense of urgency around improving their finances, with 23% reporting high or overwhelming financial stress in 2013 compared to 18% in 2012.
While just over half of employers in a recent survey said it was very important for a private exchange to accept ERISA fiduciary responsibilities for the plans purchased on the exchange, the reality is employers cannot offload their fiduciary responsibility by moving to a private exchange, say legal experts.
As companies continue to develop innovative compensation programs for top executives, benefit decision-makers are seeking to fine-tune succession planning and workforce analytics.
Are your retirement plan fees market-competitive? Fees don't necessarily have to be the lowest cost, but they do need to be reasonable.
In a harsh rebuke of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions method of attempting to prove that Kaplan Higher Education Corp.s consideration of credit history for hiring in select positions was discriminatory, the Sixth Circuit issued a decision upholding the federal district courts order excluding the EEOCs expert opinion from evidence and dismissing the EEOCs case.
As regulations continue to shift, be aware of compliance with the ACA's pediatric dental rules, particularly if you're an employer operating in multiple states.
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