October 17, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - American
workers are increasingly dissatisfied with their jobs - the
promotion policies, wages and even training. However, they're
feeling better about their pensions according to a new
October 16, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - With healthcare
enrollment season just around the corner, Hewitt's Sageo has
put together a list of Top Ten Tips for Online Healthcare
Enrollment that employers can use to help employees make
October 13, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - While "defined
contribution" structures for healthcare are a hot topic among
employers, most are not in a hurry to implement the approach,
according to a new survey.
October 12, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - What's behind
this year's wave of departures from public sector funds? In
our third segment, CalSTRS CIO Christopher J, Ailman sheds
light on the trend - and the opportunities left
October 10, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Rising costs
and employee frustrations with the quality and choice of
benefits may push employers toward self-directed healthcare
plans with greater flexibility, much as the 401(k) has
replaced traditional pension programs, according to a stock
October 9, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The maximum
annual addition (section 415) limits for defined contribution
plans will increase next year to $35,000 from $30,000, the
first increase since 1983, according to projections from
consultant William M. Mercer.
September 29, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Thanks to an
increase in employer-sponsored health coverage, the total
number of uninsured Americans fell for the first time in 12
years, according to data from the Census Bureau.
September 21, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Congress is
willing to listen, but is not very knowledgeable about
benefits issues, according to a new employer survey.
Employers also feel that while Congress is most influenced by
the media on these issues, the media is neither accurate nor
fair in their coverage.
September 6, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Employer
health care costs are set to increase at double-digit rates,
according to a new survey of health insurers, HMOs and
third-party administrators by Buck Consultants.
September 5, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Forty percent
of small employers did not offer employee health coverage
last year, while nearly all companies with more than 200
workers did offer some form of program.
August 31, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Variable pay
continues to expand its popularity among employers, with 78%
of surveyed companies now offering at least one variable pay
program this year, nearly twice as many (47%) as a decade
August 28, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A new report from
the General Accounting Office found that over half (53%) of
working Americans are still not covered by a pension plan,
despite a healthy economy. The study also found that 85% of
those not in an employer plan tended to be low income,
part-time, young or worked for a relatively small
August 25, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A recent survey
by the Employment Policy Foundation suggests that proposed
ergonomic standards from the Occupational Safety and Health
Administration (OSHA) would cost American businesses much
more than OSHA's projections.