2013-04-05 11:47

Employer representatives have testified before a congressional panel that they support the expansion of the federal government’s E-Verify electronic employment verification system, which experts agree will be a central piece of comprehensive immigration reform.

2013-04-04 12:18

Data on the use of the first large private health exchange for U.S. employers -- providing an online platform for active employees to purchase employer-subsidized coverage -- reveal that enrollees chose the health plan they felt offered the best value for themselves and their family and that they liked being able to select among multiple carriers.

2013-04-01 10:38

Employers can use leave-taking under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) as an “early warning system” to predict and prevent disability absence, according to a study by the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI), a benefits research and consulting firm.

2013-03-29 09:55

The “Monday morning surprise” -- when an employee approaches you on Monday morning to report an injury he or she sustained at work on Friday -- can be a dreaded situation with potential pitfalls for an employer.

2013-03-28 10:14
2013-03-26 11:11

On Feb. 28, 2013, approximately 286 businesses and municipal employers filed an amicus brief in support of a challenge to the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), now before the U.S. Supreme Court.

2013-03-21 13:59
2013-03-20 10:07

Half of new employees surveyed reported they are experiencing buyer’s remorse after accepting a recent job offer, according to global research findings about hiring trends published by Pittsburgh-based management consulting firm Development Dimensions International (DDI).

2013-03-15 10:18