The U.S. Supreme Court has left intact a 2016 appeals court ruling addressing how benefits opt-out payments interact with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Do you use social media as one of your forms of communication with employees? A lot of companies have opted to start using social media in this way and have found that it can be a valuable communication tool.
Small businesses are the backbone of America, representing more than 90% of businesses today, and now they can also claim to be some of the happiest places to work. According to the 2017 Aflac Small Business Happiness Report released by Aflac, insurance benefits remain a key area for improvement.
Mother’s Day stirs up a lot of emotions. For many, it’s a day to celebrate the bond of love and affection between a mother and a child.
In a squeaker of a vote, a modified version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed the House today, 217-213. The vote was cleanly split along party lines, with no Democrats supporting the legislation (and 20 Republicans voting against it).
Although American workers are split in their satisfaction levels with employer-provided benefits, companies offering benefits still have a competitive advantage over those that do not, the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) found in a recent survey. Satisfaction with an employer’s benefit offerings is crucial to employees’ overall job satisfaction and morale.
More than 60% of two-parent families in the U.S. have a dynamic where both parents hold jobs. With this many parents in the workforce, it’s important your company is ensuring these working parents make up a large portion of your culture offerings.
During mergers and acquisitions (M&A), one aspect of the transaction that is often overlooked is an effective communications strategy to the audience most responsible for a company’s success: its employees. According to a recent report published by Deloitte, 75% of corporate executives and private equity investors expect M&A activity to increase in 2017, both in quantity of transactions as well as deal size.
In this article series, we’ll focus on the intersection of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and how it affects many other laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), workers’ comp, and other state laws that apply to medical or disability leaves. Additionally, the FMLA may intersect with a variety of employer-provided leaves […]
Domestic and global mobility grow increasingly complex as economic, geographic, and individual employee factors are all weighed together when it comes to making policy decisions. Traditional relocation programs can struggle to meet the challenges of this complexity, pushing firms to look for flexibility.