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Why Provide a Total Compensation Statement? It’s All in the W-2.

January 10, 2012

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New requirements on reporting healthcare costs on employees' W-2 forms may cause some employers to think of the W-2 as a replacement for a total compensation statement. Doing so, however, would be a mistake.

Survey: Employees Lack Understanding of Their Benefit Plans

December 15, 2011

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A new survey from payroll company ADP finds that HR professionals believe that 4 out of 10 employees lack a full understanding of their employee benefits.

Open Enrollment and Total Compensation

November 28, 2011

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Choosing well during open enrollment is one important way to maximize your total compensation package.

Open Enrollment Ideas

May 18, 2011

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In anticipation of the coming open enrollment season, here are several articles that benefits and HR professionals should find helpful as they prepare for the big event: From Employee Benefit News: Covering all bases: Preparing for open enrollment, part 1 Two from Workforce Management: Employers Ending the Paper Chase by Communicating Benefits Online Four Creative, […]

MetLife Study: Growing Disconnect on Employee Loyalty, Satisfaction

March 29, 2011

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MetLife's 9th Annual Study of Employee Benefits Trends finds a growing disconnect between employees and employers on employee engagement and loyalty.

More on Working Longer

March 28, 2011

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I came across an article today that provides a good follow-up to my post last week on older people in the workforce. The article, “Low Savings Force Many to Put Off Retirement,” includes some interesting statistics from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI): More than 73 percent of Americans in their late 50s are now […]

Living Longer, Working Longer

March 18, 2011

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Longer lifespans along with projected shortfalls in pension funding mean that many of us should be expecting to work until more advance ages than earlier generations.