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Work / Life Issues

A Swedish sigh of … relief?

05/25/2017
Employers in the Swedish village of Övertorneå may have been alone in cheering the town council’s recent decision not to mandate weekly one-hour paid sex breaks.

Family sells 70-year-old meat company to employees

05/10/2017
Third-generation owners Mark Godshall, Floyd Kratz and Ron Godshall said they were motivated to make the transfer as a way to preserve the company’s independence.

Gig economy reshaping benefits expectations

05/03/2017
The rise of the gig economy and changing demographics are creating a cultural mash-up that’s redefining what workers expect from the benefits employers offer.

Benefits take center stage as recruiting, retention tool

01/10/2017
In today’s competitive war for talent, employers are turning to and bolstering their benefits packages to give them an edge over competitors.

What drives benefits strategy?

12/13/2016
More than half of HR pros focus their benefits strategy on controlling health care costs and making sure employees appreciate the total value of their perks.

Managers, staff view flex benefits differently

12/06/2016
Employers and workers aren’t on the same page about juggling personal and professional priorities.

Student loans get in the way of retirement savings

11/08/2016
A new survey found that employees with student loans can continue to feel the strain into their retirement years.

DOL guidance for benefits affected by hurricane

11/01/2016
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued compliance guidance for employee benefit plans affected by Hurricane Matthew.

Better pay, schedules may boost business

10/18/2016
Need help persuading management that raising wages, providing steady schedules and offering training that may lead to promotions will benefit your organization?

Snapshot: Moms rate employers low on ability to work from home

10/12/2016
Less than half of working mothers say their employers make it easy enough to work from home when necessary.