In today’s tight labor market, companies can’t afford losing top talent. With three in every four employees more likely to stay with their employer just based off their benefits package, it’s important for companies to identify which benefits matter most to their employees. In identifying what benefits your employees value most, you can retain your […]
Worldwide, a majority of respondents (85%) in the 2018 Global Business & Spending Outlook—a survey released by American Express and Institutional Investor Thought Leadership Studio—anticipate substantial or modest economic expansion in their country in 2018 (up from 70% in 2017).
According to research and reputable studies, blended learning courses and techniques offer companies a more cost-effective and efficient way to deliver engaging and successful learning content to their employees.1 But how should learners taking blended learning courses be evaluated so you know that real learning is actually taking place both inside and outside of the […]
The deadline for employers to file their 2017 EEO-1 reports was recently extended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s EEO-1 Joint Reporting Committee. The reports were originally due on or before March 31, 2018, so for employers who have not yet completed their filing, the extension is welcome news.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) intends to issue opinion and advisory letters for some preapproved defined benefit (DB) pension plans restated for changes in plan qualification requirements, the IRS announced March 9.
The family contribution limit for a health savings account (HSA) for 2018 was reduced from $6,900 to $6,850 by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), along with adjustments made to other IRS thresholds to reflect the recent tax legislation.
Many federal agencies and their regulations experienced a lot of changes during 2017. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), by contrast, had a relatively uneventful year. No major controversial issues surfaced, key leadership positions were left unfilled, and some EEO issues are important to the president’s daughter—and by extension may be important to him. So […]
On March 7, 2108, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—granted summary judgment to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on its claim that a former employee of a funeral home in Michigan was fired from her job because of her transgender status in violation of Title VII of the […]
Innovative technology adoption, talent shortages, and trade protectionism are predicted to be the top trends in service delivery for 2018 and the next several years, according to research by KPMG.
We all have that colleague who overuses buzz words such as: synergy, deep dive, and low-hanging fruit. Yet, every now and again, a buzz word arises that actually impacts your business.