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Freelancers Will Soon Be Able to Buy Short-Term Disability Insurance Through This Startup

Sara Horowitz, also the founder of Freelancers Union, explains why a safety net for freelancers starts with her new company, Trupo.

Lydia Belanger

· 10 min read

What This Company Has Learned From Making It Mandatory for Employees to Take 4 Weeks of Vacation Per Year

It charts each employee's vacation schedule, has a 'no work talk' after 7 p.m. rule and other practices to promote work-life balance.

Lydia Belanger

· 10 min read

5 Ways to Keep Morale High Among Workers Who Have to Be on the Job During the Holidays

Health care, retail, security and the military are professions where -- alas -- some people have to work on Christmas.

Doug and Polly White

· 5 min read

The 'Seasonal' Benefits Your Employees Might Really Want: How About a Trip to the Tropics?

How'd you like working for a company that each February takes its employees "someplace tropical"? How about leading one?

Heather R. Huhman

· 6 min read

4 Tips to Make Sure Your Company's Vacation Schedule Doesn't End up a Hot Mess

If you have multiple employees taking PTO simultaneously, what do you do? In a word, "prepare."

Heather R. Huhman

· 6 min read

The Best Companies for New Dads to Work for in 2017

Businesses are going above and beyond to cater to the needs of both mothers and fathers.

Rose Leadem

· 5 min read

Walmart Punishes Employees for Taking Sick Days, New Report Says

Walmart, the single largest employer in America with 2.3 million employees worldwide, has come under fire for its attendance policy.

Rachel Gillett

· 9 min read

Why 'Vacation-Shaming' Hurts You More Than Your Employees

A culture where employees don't feel free to take a vacation has a lot of negative implications -- including the company's very survival.

Heather R. Huhman

· 9 min read

Take a Break: How Vacations Can Save Your Business

It's good to work hard -- it's not good to work hard without giving yourself a chance to rest.

Ahmad Raza

· 4 min read

How to Build an Unlimited Vacation Policy That Fits Your Team

Unlimited PTO policies often seem risky -- but not for the reason you think.

Tony Tie

· 6 min read

Skipping Your Vacation Is Ruining Your Career. Here's Why.

The economy would gain $160 billion in business sales and $21 billion in tax revenue if workers used all their available vacation.

AJ Agrawal

· 4 min read