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Snapshot: Employers worry about access to childcare this summer

05/27/2020
More than three-quarters of employers are concerned that lack of childcare will cause employees to miss work this summer.

Snapshot: What new benefits have employers introduced?

05/12/2020
46% of employers surveyed say they offer new well-being benefits because of the coronavirus outbreak. Here’s a sampling of recently added perks.

Help employees cope with the new stress of working from home

04/28/2020
With everything company leaders are facing, they might not have given much thought to the emotional well-being of their employees. That’s a big mistake, in both the short and long terms. Here are some tips from Stacey Engle of Fierce Conversations to help line managers and HR pros lessen the stress that remote employees may be feeling.

Consequences be damned! Most of us use flex benefits

03/17/2020
Most white-collar workers take advantage of flexible work opportunities even though they worry it might harm their careers, according to a new study by the Deloitte consulting firm.

Our top financial worry: Unexpected medical bills

03/10/2020
When it comes to family budget concerns, unexpected medical bills top Americans’ list of worries, with two-thirds (65%) of the public saying they are at least somewhat worried.

Work-life balance: The times they are a-changin’

02/14/2020
The current trends of work-life balance, and what managers can do to accommodate.

Financial well-being benefits now more common

02/11/2020
Seventy percent of companies currently offer financial well-being benefits and more than half of them intend to expand such offerings in 2020, according to a new study by the WorldatWork association and employee equity plan company Computershare.

Snapshot: Your employees’ top financial stressors

01/14/2020
The looming threat of the unexpected is what causes workers the most financial stress.

70% of us do some holiday shopping at work

12/17/2019
One-third of employees surveyed recently say the holiday season distracts them from their work. For 70% of employees, part of the distraction is all the online holiday shopping they can get done at work.

Newsom vetoes bill allowing babies at work

12/02/2019
The bill’s sponsor, Assemblyman Randy Voepel (R-San Diego County), said the aim was to allow workers to bond with their children and cut child care costs.