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Work / Life Issues

Financial wellness benefits vary among employers

10/01/2019
A new survey found that, among employers interested in offering financial wellness benefits to their employees, even defining what the term means can vary greatly.

Half of employees have 3-month rainy-day cushion

09/10/2019
Only 20% of American families had liquid savings of more than three months of their family income.

What education benefits do employers offer?

09/03/2019
Tuition assistance to help employees take undergraduate and graduate college courses remains the most common education-related benefit.

Flex time provides recruiting edge for 61% of employers

06/25/2019
A survey of 150 HR professionals found that 61% offer some sort of flexible work option to attract talent.

One-third of employers offer student debt benefits

04/23/2019
Employers are offering more help to employees weighed down by student debt, a burden carried by about 70% of college graduates.

Support grows for mandatory paid leave plans

03/14/2019
Ten states and the District of Columbia already require employers to offer paid sick leave to employees. Several more states are considering similar legislation.

Data from fitness wearables going to wellness programs

02/19/2019
About 20% of employers now participate in wellness programs that rely on collecting data from fitness trackers worn by employees, up from 14% in 2017.

4 key benefit trends to watch for in 2019

01/25/2019
Some of the benefit trends to watch this year, according to the Society for Human Resource Management.

Study: Wellness programs depend on leaders’ support

01/22/2019
Employee wellness initiatives are more successful when organizational leaders are visibly supportive and involved, according to a new study of 1,000 employers.

New benefits emerge to suit changing needs

12/04/2018
Employers are broadening the scope of their employee benefits offerings to meet the changing demands of their workforce.