Almost a Third of Defined Benefit Plans Have 95% Funding, Making Buyouts, Risk Transfers ‘Feasible,’ Study Finds

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:28

Approximately 30% of U.S. defined benefit (DB) pension plans currently have a funded status of 95% or higher, making a full buyout or significant risk transfer transaction a “feasible option” for a growing number of plans since the start of the year, according to a recent analysis by RiskFirst, a financial technology company that works with...

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Almost a Third of Defined Benefit Plans Have 95% Funding, Making Buyouts, Risk Transfers ‘Feasible,’ Study Finds

EntertainHR - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:28

Approximately 30% of U.S. defined benefit (DB) pension plans currently have a funded status of 95% or higher, making a full buyout or significant risk transfer transaction a “feasible option” for a growing number of plans since the start of the year, according to a recent analysis by RiskFirst, a financial technology company that works...

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NLRB Signals Possible Change in Union Access to Company E-mail

The Oswald Letter - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:22

Employers may eventually see a change in how they can restrict the use of their e-mail and other communications systems for union organizing now that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is requesting comments on what standard it should apply. The Board issued a notice on August 1 inviting briefs on whether it should “adhere to, modify, or...

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NLRB Signals Possible Change in Union Access to Company E-mail

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:22

Employers may eventually see a change in how they can restrict the use of their e-mail and other communications systems for union organizing now that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is requesting comments on what standard it should apply. The Board issued a notice on August 1 inviting briefs on whether it should “adhere to, modify, or...

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NLRB Signals Possible Change in Union Access to Company E-mail

EntertainHR - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:22

Employers may eventually see a change in how they can restrict the use of their e-mail and other communications systems for union organizing now that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is requesting comments on what standard it should apply. The Board issued a notice on August 1 inviting briefs on whether it should “adhere […] The...

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Urban Meyer and Ohio State Become Yet Another Cautionary Tale of What Not to Do

The Oswald Letter - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 09:00

Urban Meyer, one of collegiate football’s most lauded and recognizable coaches, is undoubtedly in hot water. Whether he will join the ranks of the unemployed, however, is yet to be determined, along with the resolution of a host of unanswered questions. The amount of information related to this story is already substantial and impossible to...

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Urban Meyer and Ohio State Become Yet Another Cautionary Tale of What Not to Do

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 09:00

Urban Meyer, one of collegiate football’s most lauded and recognizable coaches, is undoubtedly in hot water. Whether he will join the ranks of the unemployed, however, is yet to be determined, along with the resolution of a host of unanswered questions. The amount of information related to this story is already substantial and impossible to...

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Urban Meyer and Ohio State Become Yet Another Cautionary Tale of What Not to Do

EntertainHR - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 09:00

Urban Meyer, one of collegiate football’s most lauded and recognizable coaches, is undoubtedly in hot water. Whether he will join the ranks of the unemployed, however, is yet to be determined, along with the resolution of a host of unanswered questions. The amount of information related to this story is already substantial and impossible to...

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The Truth About Digital Distraction in the Workplace

The Oswald Letter - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 04:00

Workplace productivity has been a top issue for human resources professionals since the inception of work. Every organization strives to maximize the return on labor and minimize wasted hours. Technological advances have aided that pursuit in many ways, but they have also complicated an age-old problem. Source: Antonio_Diaz / iStock /...

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The Truth About Digital Distraction in the Workplace

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 04:00

Workplace productivity has been a top issue for human resources professionals since the inception of work. Every organization strives to maximize the return on labor and minimize wasted hours. Technological advances have aided that pursuit in many ways, but they have also complicated an age-old problem. Source: Antonio_Diaz / iStock /...

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The Truth About Digital Distraction in the Workplace

EntertainHR - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 04:00

Workplace productivity has been a top issue for human resources professionals since the inception of work. Every organization strives to maximize the return on labor and minimize wasted hours. Technological advances have aided that pursuit in many ways, but they have also complicated an age-old problem. Communication technology such as e-mail and...

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6 Good Reasons to Have a Personal Knowledge Base

The Oswald Letter - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 04:00

Does your company maintain a knowledge base? A knowledge base is essentially a virtual warehouse with important info, lessons, training tips, and all of that personnel data that HR has amassed. However, just as important as it is to have a public, online knowledge base software, keeping a private, internal knowledge base is equally...

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6 Good Reasons to Have a Personal Knowledge Base

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 04:00

Does your company maintain a knowledge base? A knowledge base is essentially a virtual warehouse with important info, lessons, training tips, and all of that personnel data that HR has amassed. However, just as important as it is to have a public, online knowledge base software, keeping a private, internal knowledge base is equally...

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6 Good Reasons to Have a Personal Knowledge Base

EntertainHR - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 04:00

Does your company maintain a knowledge base? A knowledge base is essentially a virtual warehouse with important info, lessons, training tips, and all of that personnel data that HR has amassed. However, just as important as it is to have a public, online knowledge base software, keeping a private, internal knowledge base is equally important....

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Arizona Makes Misrepresenting Pet as Service Animal Illegal

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:45

Arizona has made it illegal for people to pass off a pet as a service animal in order to have an animal accompany them to public places where only service animals are allowed. While the new law, which took effect August 3, is a relief to many employers and business owners, they must be careful how they inquire whether an animal is a legitimate...

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Arizona Makes Misrepresenting Pet as Service Animal Illegal

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:45

Arizona has made it illegal for people to pass off a pet as a service animal in order to have an animal accompany them to public places where only service animals are allowed. While the new law, which took effect August 3, is a relief to many employers and business owners, they must be careful how they inquire whether an animal is a legitimate...

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Arizona Makes Misrepresenting Pet as Service Animal Illegal

EntertainHR - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:45

Arizona has made it illegal for people to pass off a pet as a service animal in order to have an animal accompany them to public places where only service animals are allowed. While the new law, which took effect August 3, is a relief to many employers and business owners, they must be careful […] The post Arizona Makes Misrepresenting Pet as...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Screening

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 08:38

It’s tempting to check out someone’s social media profiles—be it a first date, a new neighbor, or a potential or current employee. Source: VectorStory / iStock / Getty While in most cases, this “research” is harmless and simply provides some insight into these individuals’ personalities, when it comes to the workplace, it isn’t as...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Screening

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 08:38

It’s tempting to check out someone’s social media profiles—be it a first date, a new neighbor, or a potential or current employee. Source: VectorStory / iStock / Getty While in most cases, this “research” is harmless and simply provides some insight into these individuals’ personalities, when it comes to the workplace, it isn’t as...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Screening

EntertainHR - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 08:38

It’s tempting to check out someone’s social media profiles—be it a first date, a new neighbor, or a potential or current employee. While in most cases, this “research” is harmless and simply provides some insight into these individuals’ personalities, when it comes to the workplace, it isn’t as simple as seeing if you have the...

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