Directions newsletter is a monthly publication of the Benefits & HR Consulting operations of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. The February 2017 issue includes healthcare reform updates, a technical bulletin, webinar information and a variety of benefits and HR news.
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This Weekly Market Update reviews the top 3 market headlines: foreign investors selling Treasuries, stock valuations at elevated levels, and uncertainty clouding the Eurozone.
The federal government declared a moratorium on asbestos production in the early 1970s. In response to this, OSHA requires a competent person be designated for all worksites that may involve contact with existing asbestos containing building materials. This position is critical for any maintenance activities on buildings constructed before the late 1980s.
Perhaps the only constant in employee benefits compliance this year will be the prospect of substantial changes. What’s ahead for 2017 and further into the future? See Gallagher’s February Compliance Guide: Avoiding Costly Plan Penalties.
This Weekly Market Update reviews the top 3 market headlines: U.S. skill gap, Fed maturity issue, and OPEC’s oil impact.
Recently, two high profile data breach cases – derivative lawsuits filed against Home Depot and Target by shareholders – were dismissed in United States federal courts. So if these cases have been dismissed, aren’t directors safe from derivative actions arising out of data breaches? Not so fast.
Larger organizations (over 10,000 employees) face a daunting challenge when looking to restructure their job classification system. This article offers insights on the pros and cons of two approaches using to position description questionnaires.
When organizations revise their compensation system, it’s imperative to accurately define the labor market. This article shares key characteristics organizations should consider as a starting point when defining their labor market.
Most organizations struggle with the conflicts between internal equity and market pricing. In this article, Jim Fox and Bruce Lawson discuss the pros and cons of both approaches, as well as variable factors that should be taken into consideration.
For organizations that want to attract, motivate and retain good employees, designing a strategic approach to pay is a critical component. Using a simple statement to communicate your pay strategy clearly is an important step to establish ground rules.