Michael Giardina

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McDonald’s labor ruling may be employer ‘train wreck’
July 31, 2014
In a landmark challenge to traditional labor law, the National Labor Relations Board is attempting to lump together McDonald’s...

How IRAs can help employees prepare for retirement
July 30, 2014
As employers try to figure out how best to prepare their workforces for retirement, experts in the benefits and investment...

Paid medical leave bills to incentivize employer participation
July 29, 2014
A new national bipartisan legislative effort is using an incentivized approach to push more employers to offer paid family and...

HHS releases medical loss ratio data
July 25, 2014
The Affordable Care Act’s medical loss ratio rule continues to force health insurers to pay refunds to consumers enrolled in...

‘Ban the box’ laws gain momentum in Illinois, New Jersey
July 24, 2014
Hiring managers take note: State laws banning criminal background checks until after a candidate has been offered an interview...

How Manchester United’s methods can help all employers
July 23, 2014
For some employer groups, setting high standards starts with hiring the right people, and from Manchester United Foundation’s...

Varied response to EEOC’s new pregnancy guidance
July 17, 2014
Released this week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s new enforcement guidance on how employers are to accommodate...

How employers can help women achieve long-term financial goals
July 15, 2014
Overall, employers have failed to move the dial on overall retirement confidence levels for their female workforce, despite...

Employers await new workforce training overhaul
July 14, 2014
The bipartisan effort to jumpstart federal job training efforts is expected to benefit private employers thirsty for more...

Health care employers need cure-all for retirement epidemic
July 11, 2014
Like other industries, health care employers and benefit plan managers in the health care sector are struggling mightily with...


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