In most employee groups, a small number of employees with serious diseases accounts for a large share of healthcare costs. Disease management programs can help.
Month: December 2014
In most organizations, a small population of employees accounts for a significant share of healthcare costs. What to do?
Yesterday’s Advisor featured consultant Karl Ahlrichs’ tips for big savings with disease management programs. Today, he shares more on successful wellness programs.
by John E. Hall The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) most-violated standards for fiscal year (FY) 2014 were recently announced at the National Safety Council Congress and Expo in San Diego, California. Once again, there were few surprises. Employers would be wise to assess their efforts to comply with the 10 identified standards. In […]
Yesterday’s Advisor featured tips from Clare Novak on the basics of finance and how to speak its language; today, how HR fits into the picture and some advice on how to turn financial literacy into funding for your department.
In yesterday’s Advisor, Clare Novak gave tips on understanding the basics of finance; today, how HR relates to this side of your business and some advice on how to turn financial know-how into funding for your comp plan.
To implement an effective compensation and benefits program, you need to speak the language of the CFO, and it can be daunting. Perceptions sometimes block understanding, says Clare Novak, president of Novak and Associates. We think “I can’t do this” or “This is boring,” and we get in our own way. But you can do […]
by Robert J. Sniffen and Jeff Slanker Effective January 6, 2015, same-sex marriage will be lawful in Florida. On December 19, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to extend the postponement of a federal district court’s decision that Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. The district court judge postponed his order until January 5, 2015, […]
When HR professionals delve into the realm of finance, perceptions sometimes block understanding, says Clare Novak, president of Novak and Associates. We get in our own way, and we think “I can’t do this” or “This is boring.” But if you start with the basics, you’ll be able to pick it up.
By Katherine Pollock The Ontario Superior Court decision in Fernandes v. Peel Educational, 2014 ONSC 6506, reminds employers in Canada of how badly matters can go awry when a decision on the merits of a cause case is taken out of the hands of the parties and left in the hands of a third party […]