Employment Agreements and Employment Litigation

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

What effects did the COVID-19 pandemic have on employers and employment litigation in 2021? The post Employment Agreements and Employment Litigation appeared first on EMPLOYEE BENEFITS BLOG.

‘Unprecedented Interest’ in Employer-Covered Abortion Travel

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

Wade (as suggested by a leaked draft on May 2), employers who want to provide abortion coverage to employees and their families could encounter serious challenges. Raaii noted that employers that provide travel expenses for abortions might encounter resistance […].


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What is employer branding? How to build a great employer brand


Your organization’s employer brand should always be top of mind. Let’s take a closer look at what employer branding is and what your company can do to organically build an employer brand that sets it up for success. What is employer branding?

Four Discrimination Questions Employers Have About COVID-19

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

As the world enters the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers have gained a greater understanding about the virus’ relationship with US anti-discrimination laws. The post Four Discrimination Questions Employers Have About COVID-19 appeared first on EMPLOYEE BENEFITS BLOG.

How to Create an Employer Brand That Attracts the Best Global Talent

Your employer brand not only affects your reputation and performance but your ability to attract and retain global talent. In this article, learn effective employer branding strategies, ways to communicate your employer brand, and more.

CPA's guide to employer shared responsibility


One such regulation is employer shared responsibility, also referred to as the employer mandate. Employer Mandate Affordable Care Act CPAs Healthcare Reform Employer Funded Health InsuranceAs a certified public account (CPA), your role is important for business owners.

5 Benefits for Employers to Retain and Attract Top Talent

Best Money Moves

5 benefits for employers to retain and attract top talent. High turnover creates an expensive problem for employers and stressful environment for employees. Retirement planning is one of the most common employee benefits offered by employers, specifically a 401(k) matching plan.

German Employment Laws

Global People Strategist

Germany has remarkably improved its labor laws over the years to make employment in the country enticing for jobseekers. On top of that, the country’s employment laws keep undergoing scrutiny and subsequent changes to meet the ongoing needs of the corporate world.

The Great Resignation: How Employers and Employees Should Prepare

HR Lineup

However, with the great resignation currently causing tension in the business sector, employers are losing their best workers. Employers should adapt to such changes and readjust their policies to suit the emerging trends and employee needs. Termination of Employment

Telework Boom Has Employers Rethinking Hiring, Onboarding

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

The post Telework Boom Has Employers Rethinking Hiring, Onboarding appeared first on EMPLOYEE BENEFITS BLOG. Employment Labor anti-discrimination laws employees employers Hiring onboarding recruiting remote work telework work-from-home

The Guide to Choosing an Employer of Record Model

When you partner with an Employer of Record (EOR), you’re outsourcing your global legal, HR, and finance infrastructure. Choosing the right EOR matters. This guide will help you identify which model is better for your company. Download the guide today!

Employment Regulations in Egypt

Global People Strategist

The contract-based employment opportunities in Egypt offer flexibility, while its cost-effective lifestyle allows employees to save a large chunk of their salaries. These are just two reasons why Egypt has become a desirable option for those seeking employment in Africa.

FAQ - ALEs and Employer Mandate


This FAQ compiles key information about how the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate affects Applicable Large Employers (ALEs). Employer Mandate FAQs Applicable Large Employers

Agencies Clarify How Employers Can Charge COVID-19 Vaccine Premium Incentives

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

US employers have grown increasingly interested in identifying incentives that increase COVID-19 vaccination among employees. The post Agencies Clarify How Employers Can Charge COVID-19 Vaccine Premium Incentives appeared first on EMPLOYEE BENEFITS BLOG.

96% of Workers Are Stressed: How Employers Can Help

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

As the pandemic continues and employers report high levels of stress in the workforce, the International Foundation’s Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits survey. Read more > The post 96% of Workers Are Stressed: How Employers Can Help appeared first on Word on Benefits.

The Guide to Choosing an Employer of Record Model

When partnering with an Employer of Record, you’re outsourcing your global legal, HR, and finance infrastructure. In your evaluation, you’ll find two models: The aggregator model and the wholly-owned infrastructure model. Which is better for your company?

Thai Employment Law Changes

Global People Strategist

However, in certain emergency situations or work that is being performed continuously, an employer might require their employee to work overtime. An employer cannot make their pregnant employees work between 10 PM and 6 AM.

What are Pre-Employment Assessments?

HR Lineup

This entire process has been better managed with the use of technology, and pre employment assessment. What are pre-employment assessment test? Pre-employment assessments are tests that are carried out during the screening process when hiring new staff.

41% of employers think mental health is their biggest challenge

Employee Benefits

New data has revealed that more than two in five (41%) employers consider mental health to be the biggest HR challenge currently facing their business. By listening to their people, employers can create a bespoke benefits offering which is adapted to the needs of its employees. “An

CalSavers Registration for Small Employers Deadline Nears

InterWest Insurance Services

The deadline is fast approaching for employers with 5 or more workers in California, and who do not already offer their employees a retirement plan, to register their staff for the CalSavers Retirement Savings Program. Employers can register anytime to start the program for their workers.

Beyond the Dollar: Why Fertility Benefits Are About More Than Financial Support

Speaker: Kirsten Ferro, Vice President of Employer Sales at Carrot Fertility

In this session, we’ll discuss the complexities of fertility health and all the pieces a fertility benefit should include in order to best support your employees on their journeys.

Social Media Background Checks: What Employers Should Know

HR Bartender

Social media background checks allow employers to minimize risk by providing a level of insight into a candidate that simply can’t be found on a resume. Idziak] Employers should consider screening social media for all candidates. Estimated reading time: 7 minutes.

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Employment Rights in Denmark

Global People Strategist

All the terms and conditions of employment were dictated by an individual or collective contracts. The Salaried Employees Act primarily works with white-collar employees who work in industries with collective contracts, i.e., agreements between trade unions and employers.

5 Best Employment Law Firms in 2022

HR Lineup

Employment law refers to labor law, which is set to protect employees’ rights from employers. For this reason, every employer needs legal advice from the best employment lawyers in order to stay abreast with employment law. HKM Employment Attorneys.

How can employers prioritise a more tailored reward strategy?

Employee Benefits

Employers must be able to offer a differentiated and competitive reward package in order to retain and attract staff. Through a comprehensive reward package, employers can offer a range of services to assist with various obstacles staff are facing.

Global Hiring Handbook: Onboard and Manage Talent in 20 Top Expansion Countries

Is a global hire on the horizon? From creating a compliant employment contract, to providing competitive benefits, to managing cross-culturally, this guidebook will help you get started with insight on how to onboard and manage talent in the top global markets.

How Employers Can Determine COVID-19 Test Mandate Costs

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

Even though the US Supreme Court blocked the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) vaccinate-or-test mandate for most employers, there is still confusion around who covers the cost for employee COVID-19 tests.

FAQ: ALEs and the ACA employer mandate


If you qualify as an applicable large employer (ALE), you may be wondering what regulations apply to you under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). To help you get started, the following FAQs will shed some light on how the ACA’s employer mandate affects ALEs.

August 25, 2022 – 3rd Quarter Employers’ School – Managing Employee Performance

InterWest Insurance Services

JOIN US TO LEARN MORE: In this session of the Employers’ School, our presenters will share strategies for creating an effective performance management system. Upcoming Events May 2020 Webinar IWLearn InterWest Training Events InterWest Employers' SchoolAugust 25, 2022.

Exploring the relationship between inflation and employment

Employee Benefits

As businesses continue to deal with the operational and financial impact of the War for Talent, increasing inflation figures are putting pressure on employers to also do more to support employee financial wellbeing. Author : Megan Wiseman.

10 Things You Need to Know About Payroll-Only Registration

Before you go forward with payroll-only registration as a solution for hiring in another country, you should know it’s more complex than just filing some paperwork. In this ebook, you’ll learn about many of the challenges companies run into.

Employment Benefits in Sweden

Global People Strategist

Innovation, equality, and sustainable business practices are just a few reasons why Sweden has become one of the most appealing countries for employment all over the world. Employment Benefits in Sweden. Employer’s Contributions.

Child Support Report Features Employer’s Perspective on e-IWO

American Payroll Association

Read APA’s article, “e-IWO from the Employer’s Perspective,” in the November edition of the Child Support Report, published by the federal Office of Child Support Enforcement

Sweeping Changes Coming to Employer-Funded 401(k) Plans

Griffin Benefits

would require employers to automatically enroll eligible workers into their 401(k) or 403(b) at a 3% (of salary) rate of savings. Just consider that while over 15% of employers currently offer automatic enrollment, 90% of new hires at these companies wind up participating in retirement plans.

January 18, 2022 – 1st Quarter Employers’ School Webinar

InterWest Insurance Services

Topic – Employment Law Updates 2022! JOIN US TO LEARN MORE : In this session of the Employers’ School, we will discuss the new employment laws taking effect in 2022 as well as significant court decisions and litigation trends from the preceding year. January 18, 2022.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Labor Under Biden: What Employers Need to Know

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

” Now having been in office for almost a year, how has President Biden changed the country’s labor environment, and what can employers expect out of his administration? The post Labor Under Biden: What Employers Need to Know appeared first on EMPLOYEE BENEFITS BLOG.