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The New Face of Office Holiday Parties

The balance between hosting a fun and entertaining holiday party, while also ensuring the safety and comfort of the guests is one many companies grapple with each season.

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Adoption Benefits Not on Par with 'Traditional' Family Perks

Amid the clamor for more generous maternity/paternity leave and more opportunities for new parents to have greater flexibility in their jobs, employees who plan to (or might) adopt children appear to fare more poorly than their “traditional family” counterparts. So reports the Huffington Post.

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Slow Wage Growth: Income Inequality or a Shift Toward Benefits?

It’s no secret that wages for millions of Americans have been stagnant, or growing slowly at best. Some economists see it as a continuation of a decades-long widening in income equality due to changes in the global economy, innovation brought on by technology, or even the decline of unionized labor. So reports The Wall Street Journal.

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AutoEnrolment in DC Retirement Plans Dragging Average Balances Down

The good news is, more American workers are saving for retirement. The bad news may be that they’re not saving enough. So says investment giant Vanguard Group Inc.’s annual “How America Saves” 2015 survey, according to a recent post on Workforce.com. 

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Memo to Job Seekers: Don’t Underestimate Retirement Benefits

When evaluating a job offer or deciding what company to work for, potential employees are generally aware that overall compensation is about more than salary and bonus. There’s vacation time, health insurance, maybe tuition reimbursement for those who want to continue their education. Many companies also offer other kinds of perks to sweeten the pot. So reports U.S. News & World Report.

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Paid Paternity Leave High on the 2016 Benefits Wish List

Like most changes to benefits offerings in the Millennium Age, expanded time off for new fathers is starting to be offered at select companies – mainly in the technology sector, but also at some financial and professional services firms.

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Companies Using ‘Biometics’ to Encourage Worker Wellness

A healthy workforce is, at least in theory, a mutually beneficial proposition for both employees and employers. The improved health of workers will reduce time off needed and could help limit insurance premiums for companies.

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Most Employees Don't Change Benefits Picks: Studies

When it comes to employee benefits–especially health insurance–the recent Aflac “WorkForces Report” indicates that the vast majority of U.S. workers are reluctant to change their benefits options, mainly because they don’t fully understand the range of choices open to them. So reports Workforce.com.

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While Health Costs Decline, Some Employees Feel the Pinch

As the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues to fulfill its mission of providing health insurance for America’s uninsured and under-insured populations, it’s proving to be a mixed blessing for both employers and employees. So reports Workforce.com.

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Naysayers Worry Paid Family Leave May Backfire

For many families, the decision to have a baby is one that requires substantial deliberation. Do we have enough money? Is our home large enough? Will we be able to provide all the necessities? And, the question that is often complex for men and women alike; what about my job?

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