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Health Benefits Burden Employers

October 22, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - An overwhelming 84% of large employers say they spend too much time managing day-to-day health benefits, according to a new survey.
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Management Involvement Reduces Absenteeism

October 19, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Management involvement can have a significant impact on worker absences, reducing the rate by as much as 74% according to a new survey,...
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HR Pay Rises Faster Than Other Jobs

October 17, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Base pay for Human Resource (HR) professionals continues to rise faster than overall US salaries, and incentive pay is also on the rise,...
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Retirees "Avoiding" Risk, Advice

October 17, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Although the average American will live 20 to 30 years in retirement, nearly a quarter (22%) of those currently in retirement are worried...
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Workers Less Satisfied With Jobs

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...
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Use of Stock Incentives Up Worldwide

October 16, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Employers worldwide are stepping up their use of stock options and other long-term incentives, according to a new Towers Perrin study.
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HMO Premiums Could Rise 9% Next Year

October 11, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Employers could be looking at an 8.8% hike in HMO medical care premiums next year, according to the Sherlock Company's Sixth Annual HMO...
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Trends Favor Self-Directed Healthcare

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...
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Annual Addition Limit To Rise in 2001

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...
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Healthy HMO Price Hikes Hit Employer Pockets

September 20, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Health maintenance organization (HMO) premiums are expected to increase as much as 12% next year, putting additional cost pressures on employers.
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Web Delivers for HR, Employees

September 11, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A new Towers Perrin study finds that the implementation of HR transactions of the Web has increased two- to threefold in the past...
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Insurance Premiums Rise, But Not for Employees

September 11, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The average monthly premium for employer-sponsored health insurance rose 8.3% over the past year, the largest increase since 1993 according to a new...