Willis Towers Watson
Tight Labor Market Doesn’t Move Wage Needle
Even with low unemployment and this year's tax windfall, employers are planning essentially flat salary increases for 2019, studies show.
How Employee Pay Programs Fall Short
Base-compensation programs may be too complex, while incentive-pay plans may be structured illogically.
Retirement Readiness Takes a Big Dip
Employers aren't able to move the needle in a positive direction on preparing workers for retirement.
No Mystery How to Restrain Health Costs
Companies that perform the best in managing health-care costs employ every effective strategy more often than do companies that bear high costs.
Existing Wellness Programs Don’t Impress Workers
Just one-third of employees say the programs encourage healthier lifestyles: survey.
Record Insurance Losses Trigger Premium Spike
Insurance pricing is up to 25% higher this year for catastrophe-exposed properties, report says.
New Tax Law Raises Exec Comp Questions
Performance-based incentive pay programs may be significantly affected by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
M&A Retention Bonuses Pay Off
Financial incentives for key employees of acquired companies are having a bigger impact these days.
SEC Eases Compliance with Pay Ratio Rule
Despite new guidance on how to calculate the ratio, questions as to the rule's usefulness persist.
Employee Pay Raises to Hold Steady Next Year
Salary hikes for most groups of workers will remain at 3%, the same as in recent years, a study finds.
Plan-Design Changes Have Less Impact on Health Costs
Employers expect to cut way back next year on shifting health costs to their workers.