Employers Wouldn’t Alter Health Benefits upon ACA Repeal
Not even a repeal of the unpopular employer mandate would spur most companies to change their health benefits strategies.
TrumpCare Could Cause Cost Shift To Employers, Experts Warn
Millions of newly uninsured could cause a spike in costs for health-care providers, who likely would pass the costs on to private payers.
Pension Plan Funded Status Unchanged at 82%
Towers Watson says the lack of improvement at the end of 2015 reflects a rise in interest rates offset by weak stock markets.
Towers Watson, Willis Sweeten Merger Terms
To get Towers Watson shareholders to approve the deal, the companies raise the special cash dividend to $10 a share.
More Companies Opting for Private Health Exchanges
Mercer, perhaps a bellwether for growth in the private exchange space, will have 31% more active-employee exchange clients in 2016.
CEO Pay Ratio Opens Fair-Pay Debate to Everyone
With employees knowing a company's median pay level, those both below and above may have a lot of new questions.
Bonuses to Be Underfunded for 5th Straight Year
And three in 10 employers plan to give bonuses this year to employees who fail to meet performance expectations, says Towers Watson.
Towers Watson and Willis To Merge
The professional-services firm and insurance broker will join in an $18 billion deal creating a company with more than $7 billion in revenue.
Robust Spending on HR Systems to Continue
Investing in core technology is becoming the primary human resources service delivery priority, survey says.
Companies Raise the Bar for Golden Parachutes
Few firms remain that pay severance to executives only upon a change in control; a termination of employment is also now a standard requirement.
Executives Forced to Own More Company Stock
Investors press companies to use stock-ownership guidelines to motivate CEO and CFO performance.