I’ve spoken to many working parents with children around my daughter’s age. Those fortunate enough to work from home tell me how relieved they have been to have their babies nearby.
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Wages and benefits for U.S. workers rose in the last quarter of the year, putting all of 2020 in somewhat of a normal range as the pandemic continued to rankle the economy.
The new approach started with coverage plans for this year. More workers will likely see them offered this fall during their company’s annual sign-up window for 2021 coverage.
Lisa Maloney, assistant vice president and the Indianapolis branch manager for Robert Half, is on the front line of helping local companies find tech talent. She recently discussed with IBJ the challenges local tech firms face in finding the talent they need to grow the sector and what IT professionals are demanding for their services.
The employee-benefits consulting and brokerage firm said it is investing $6.7 million to acquire and renovate a 30,000-square-foot office building on the north side of Indianapolis.
Nyhart has agreed to be acquired by Dresher, Pennsylvania-based Ascensus, the nation’s largest independent provider of retirement and college savings services.
Local tech firm, Springbuk, has grown from 16 to 102 employees in a little more than two years. A recently released product upgrade the company is calling “a game changer” is spurring another round of serious growth.
Todd Rokita, who represented Indiana’s 4th district from 2010-2018 and served as secretary of state from 2002-2010, has taken a job as general counsel and vice president of external affairs for Apex Benefits.
America's largest private employer hopes the new benefit will help it recruit and retain higher quality entry-level employees in a tight U.S. labor market.
Since starting a wellness program in 2010, IndyGo has seen employee participation climb from just a few, skeptical workers to 97 percent of the workforce.
Castlight Health, a benefits platform, estimates that opioid abusers cost employers nearly twice as much in health-care expenses as their clean co-workers—an extra $8,600 a year.
The National Business Group on Health is projecting the total cost of providing medical and pharmacy benefits to increase 5 percent for the fifth consecutive year in 2018.
Employers began hiring health advocates in earnest nationwide about four years ago, fueled by implementation of the Affordable Care Act and growing public awareness that provider rates and quality can differ greatly.
The insurer’s CEO said in January that Anthem should be reaping an addition $3 billion per year in savings on drugs from Express Scripts, which manages its pharmacy benefits.
Netflix is giving new parents on its payroll up to a year of paid leave in a move that could pressure other technology employers to improve their baby benefits as they vie for talent.
Healthiest Employers LLC, which collects and measures corporate health information, plans to use the funds to drive sales of its analytics software.
Hillenbrand is making headway at a time when most corporations reap little improvement for their investment in wellness programs.