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Compensation & Benefits

Snapshot: Uninsured rate is rising again

07/10/2018
The percentage of working age Americans without health insurance is the highest it has been since 2013.

3 states require individual mandate reporting

07/10/2018
Some states have initiated their own individual mandates—which require most residents to have health coverage—in an effort to stabilize shaky state insurance markets.

Recruiting: Attract millennials by helping pay their student loans

07/03/2018
Smart employers know it pays to appeal to millennial employees. For many millennials, one constant has defined their financial status for the entirety of their adult lives: The burden of student loan debt.

Supreme Court: Public sector workers can’t be forced to pay union fees

06/27/2018
Expect the decision to substantially weaken public-sector unions—which traditionally support Democratic candidates—as this ruling likely means the unions will likely see a large drop in funding.

Texas Supreme Court: FMLA leave doesn’t bar unemployment

06/27/2018
The Texas Supreme Court has decided someone on unpaid FMLA leave may be eligible for unemployment benefits.

Cash is still king for performance incentives

06/26/2018
Short-term, cash incentives continue to dominate the incentive-pay landscape among American employers, according to new research released last month by the WorldatWork total rewards association.

Snapshot: CDHPs’ volatile growth, 2014 – 18

06/26/2018
The percentage of employers offering consumer-directed health plans fluctuates dramatically.

Health and wellness perks help attract and retain staff

06/26/2018
Employers are responding to today’s tight job market by offering better health and wellness benefits, according to new research released by the Society for Human Resource Management.

Don’t use disability leave as excuse to terminate

06/26/2018
Under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act, employers must reasonably accommodate disabled workers with disability leave. If that leave is then used against the worker to justify a termination, it ceases being a reasonable accommodation.

Some employers get a break from Minneapolis leave law

06/26/2018
A state court has issued an injunction exempting employers that are not based in Minneapolis from having to comply with the Minneapolis paid sick leave ordinance.