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Human Resources
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BOSTON – The biggest hurdle to the state's economic growth isn't a slowing Chinese economy, collapsing oil prices, or gyrating financial markets. It's your graying co-worker. The long-predicted wave of baby boomer retirements – delayed … more
For the second time in a month, Charles A. Watson, assistant director of diversity at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Engineering, has been recognized for his work to help students, especially those of color. more
About 18 months ago Tufts Health Plan, which provides health insurance to 1 million customers in New England, was surprised by demographic news that appeared to portend opportunity. A survey by the company found that Tufts' customer group … more
It may not be regionally appropriate to say, "Mammas, don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys," but it's not far off, even halfway across the continent. The most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report on the median hourly wages … more
Accountants, actuaries, politicians and union leaders are scheduled to meet on Friday to discuss the looming Rhode Island crisis related to public pensions and other post-employment benefits at a seminar dubbed “The Gathering Storm.” more
The Hilb Group of New England last week launched a new division designed to help businesses with voluntary benefit products. more
Joseph J. MarcAurele, chairman and CEO of Washington Trust Bancorp Inc., last year received a 30.2 percent pay increase to his total compensation package, which totaled $1.48 million. more
As the health care industry is evolving to respond to changing demands, so, too, are wellness initiatives. A report from the Society for Human Resource Management, “2016 Employee Benefits: Looking Back at 20 Years of Employee Benefits Offerings in the U.S.,” noted that wellness resource information is the most common benefit offered by surveyed employers, but its popularity is declining. Seventy-two percent of them offered that benefit in 2016, down from 2015’s 80 percent, and 61 percent of employers offered wellness programs in 2016, also down from 2015’s 70 percent. more
Bank of America Corp. has persuaded a judge to remove from the public record a claim by an employee that she was offered $500,000 to settle a case alleging her boss ran a “bro’s club” that favored male employees. more
The succession-planning process for mid- to large-sized companies ideally is a continuous work in progress, and begun three to five years before a planned departure. If the goal is to not merely avoid disruption, but to further the … more
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