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Employees’ poor emotional wellbeing is obstacle to wellness efforts, report finds

August 17th, 2011

According to a new wellness report released by ComPsych Corporation, the state of many employees’ emotional health likely will not support healthy lifestyle changes. Aggregate data from health risk assessments across ComPsych’s customer base show that stress, anxiety, depression and poor social support may be hampering employees’ efforts to achieve wellness goals.
“There is strong correlation [Read more...]

WorldatWork says severance plans weathered the recession, continue to be key employee benefit

August 16th, 2011

While companies have been slashing payrolls in recent years, a new study finds that they haven’t been trimming their severance packages. Severance and change-in-control plans have survived the recession fairly intact, according to a study released by WorldatWork and Innovative Compensation and Benefits Concepts LLC (ICBC), an HR consulting firm.
Key findings from the study, Severance [Read more...]

African-American firefighter’s disparate impact claim was not “necessarily foreclosed” by Ricci decision; district court judgment vacated

August 16th, 2011

Ruling on an appeal that raised a disparate impact issue that was expressly anticipated in the Supreme Court’s 2009 decision in Ricci v DeStefano, the Second Circuit has held that an African-American firefighter’s disparate impact claim, that arose in the aftermath of Ricci, was not “necessarily foreclosed” by Ricci (Briscoe v City of New Haven, [Read more...]

Chamber of Commerce report explores NLRB approach to social media cases

August 15th, 2011

According to a report released by the US Chamber of Commerce, the NLRB has begun addressing the relationship between traditional labor law and social media and the NLRB’s general approach to such cases is slowly becoming discernable. The report found that the NLRB has in some way reviewed more than 129 cases involving social media. [Read more...]

Eighty percent of employers are concerned about health reform’s additional administrative obligations

August 15th, 2011

An overwhelming majority of employers responding to a recent employer survey by Kansas City-based Lockton say 2010’s health reform law is increasing their costs and administrative hassles. Employers say the law is making group health insurance more expensive and more burdensome. More than 40 percent of Lockton Benefit Group’s client-companies responded to the confidential survey [Read more...]