Benefits

2 Big Employers Tell Gay Employees to Marry or Lose Partner Benefits
Employee Benefits

2 Big Employers Tell Gay Employees to Marry or Lose Partner Benefits

With same-sex marriage legal in most states, some employers will no longer recognize domestic partnerships for granting family benefits.
Heather R. Huhman
Chinese Billionaire Treats 6,400 Employees to a Free Vacation in France
Employee Benefits

Chinese Billionaire Treats 6,400 Employees to a Free Vacation in France

Tiens CEO Li Jinyuan just took employee appreciation to a whole new level.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
3 Benefits of the Affordable Care Act Every Business Leader Needs to Know About
Affordable Care Act

3 Benefits of the Affordable Care Act Every Business Leader Needs to Know About

Obamacare is helping smaller businesses to offer competitive benefit packages that were unaffordable previously.
Tor Constantino
What Employers Need to Know About the Hottest Trend In Health Insurance
Health Insurance

What Employers Need to Know About the Hottest Trend In Health Insurance

Consumer-driven health plans require high deductibles but allow tax-exempt health savings plans.
Matt Straz
Tips and Apps to Assure Your Employees' Safety and Health
Workplace Safety

Tips and Apps to Assure Your Employees' Safety and Health

There are a range of resources at your fingertips to help keep your workers safe and healthy.
Susan Solovic
4 Trends in 401(k) Plans Entrepreneurs Need to Know About
401(k)s

4 Trends in 401(k) Plans Entrepreneurs Need to Know About

Retirement benefits only trail salaries in the consideration of employees choosing who they work for.
Matt Straz
Employee Wellness Programs Are Due for an Overhaul
Workplace Wellness

Employee Wellness Programs Are Due for an Overhaul

The secret to increased participation is to move it out of the office.
Lorna Borenstein
Pinterest Made a Deal With Employees That Could Rock the Startup World
Compensation and Benefits

Pinterest Made a Deal With Employees That Could Rock the Startup World

The change could be a boon to startup employees if other big private companies follow suit.
5 Steps to Getting Your Employees On Board With Stock Options
Compensation and Benefits

5 Steps to Getting Your Employees On Board With Stock Options

When introducing the benefit of stock options, it's important to be transparent with your team to maximize buy-in and trust.
Jason Kulpa
The Paid Sick Leave Battle Continues, State By State
Benefits

The Paid Sick Leave Battle Continues, State By State

As the benefit gains adoption, so does a counter trend to ban local governments from instituting their own paid sick day mandates.
Claire Zillman
6 Selling Points About Working for a Small Startup
Hiring

6 Selling Points About Working for a Small Startup

Your fledging company can compete for the best employees by marketing its newness to its advantage.
Josh Steimle
Uber, Lyft Face Crucial Courtroom Test Over Driver Benefits
Contract Workers

Uber, Lyft Face Crucial Courtroom Test Over Driver Benefits

Are their drivers independent contractors or employees?
5 Tips for More Easily Managing Your Human Capital
Performance Ignited

5 Tips for More Easily Managing Your Human Capital

Simplifying the challenge of managing a growing workforce is better for the company and appreciated by employees.
Matt Straz
Free Helicopter Ride, Anyone? 40 Awesome and Absurd Tech Company Perks. (Infographic)
Benefits

Free Helicopter Ride, Anyone? 40 Awesome and Absurd Tech Company Perks. (Infographic)

While many of these benefits are just good policy, others definitely fall into the 'over-the-top' camp.
Laura Entis