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Employers remain committed to providing active employee health care benefits in the near future, according to findings from the annual Towers Watson/National Business Group on Health (NBGH) Employer Survey on Purchasing Value in Health Care, but are responding to changes influenced in part by health care reform with more aggressive actions to improve health care delivery and manage rising costs of care.
It’s no secret that rising health care costs are putting the squeeze on U.S. employers. Despite this, a new survey by Aon Hewitt has found that 94 percent of them plan to continue offering health benefits to their workers – at least for the next three to five years.
If Congress – in its quest to rein in the federal deficit – decides to tax workers’ health benefits, more than half of American workers would either switch to a less costly plan, shop around, or drop coverage, according to new research from the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI).
Despite uncertainty in the job market, the top reasons working Americans say they stay with their current employers are work-life fit and enjoying what they do, according to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association (APA).
Executive Summary: In many organizations, risk management receives most of the focus and resources; safety management, meanwhile, is often perceived as less important.
A new University of Michigan study finds that overweight men and women responded differently to advertisements about the benefits from exercise.
The U.S. Department of Labor is notifying former Weldon Spring Plant workers in Weldon Spring, Mo., of a change in the status of their work site in connection with the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has announced the formation of a new Health & Wellness Branch intended to raise awareness about the benefits of integrating occupational safety and health with company health promotion programs.
This standard establishes the elements and activities for pre-project and pre-task safety and health planning in construction.
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