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Effects of New Medical Costs Law Still Being Diagnosed

Massachusetts’ new transparency law aims to give consumers information on costs.


People Moves: January 2015

Bloom retiring; Greenbaum to Executive Search Consultants; Truckenbod to Lockton Cos. […]

Special Report: Learning Providers in the Know, in the Now

As learning delivery evolves, it’s all about merging it into a cohesive system that focuses on the learner and gets workers the information they need quickly. […]

Legal Briefings: Unfriendly Facebook Comments Can Get You Fired

An employer may be able to terminate employees who threaten insubordination or misconduct at the workplace, even if those employees have engaged in otherwise protected concerted activity, without violating the NLRA. […]

Legal Briefings: ‘Plausible’ Cause on Medical Leave

Extended leaves of absence may be reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities if they are able to fix a specific return date to the leave. […]

Millennial in Training

Today’s young workers are ready to manage and lead in today’s workplace, argues authors Michael Watkins and PJ Neal.. […]

Statement of California: UC System Seeks Golden Touch by Introducing PPO

Amid a changing health care environment and revamp of the benefits portfolio, the University of California rolls out UC Care, a self-insured PPO. […]

Wellness Programs in the Crosshairs

Giving carrots all day keep the EEOC away; giving sticks brings the EEOC quick.


An Examination of Certification for the HR Field

SHRM is taking applications for its first HR competency exams and will begin competing with HRCI for credentialing cash. Will it result in better analytics on the value of certification? […]

Freezing Reign? Focus Falls on Fertility Benefits

Silicon Valley’s latest trending perk covers the cost of egg freezing for nonmedical reasons.