25. March 2014 13:20
We have extended the submission period to April 11 for all of ERI’s 2014 compensation surveys. Survey participants will continue to receive a 50% discount toward the purchase of the full survey report in which they participate, plus a free electronic copy of the survey’s Executive Summary. Results of our compensation surveys will be released in August. [More]
25. March 2014 13:19
The 2014 Health Care Benefits Benchmarking Survey pro¬vides a timely and accurate measurement of health care plan costs that can serve as a valuable reference when considering plan changes and cost-saving strategies. The report features sec¬tions on general benefits practices, general features of medical coverage, and co-payment requirements, as well as prescription drug plans, dental benefits, vision benefits, and more. Data are presented by organization sector, industry group, organization size (number of employees), and geographic region.
25. March 2014 12:43
High-tech jobs have become one of the strongest job growth areas, especially in locations with many technology companies such as Seattle, San Diego, and Salt Lake City. Frequently, a skilled candidate will have job offers in these cities. Human resource and mobility professionals are frequently asked to understand and assess cost-of-living differentials for both management and employees. The data below helps understand some key differences between renting and owning. [More]
25. March 2014 12:29
The Association of Art Museum Directors recently reported that only 43% percent of art museums in the United States and Canada were headed by women, and salaries of those female directors averaged 79% of the salaries of their male peers.
25. March 2014 12:24
In March 2014, significant changes were proposed to the Fair Labor Standards Act and targeted for likely enactment in mid to late 2015; they are still pending a public notice and comment period. One of the changes that employers should follow is the possible elimination of the concurrent duties exemption of primary duties for the executive exemption test.