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  • Benefits Communication Gap Between Employers and Employees September 30, 2008 by admin

    Survey Finds Benefits Communication Gap Between Employers and Employees
    Colonial Life

    COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ — Nine out of 10 employers think that it is important for their employees to understand and appreciate their benefits, but most employees don’t, according to a survey conducted by Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company.

    Colonial Life surveyed more than 650 human resource managers and benefits administrators at the recent national conference of the Society for Human Resource Management. Employers were asked about the benefits they provide and how much their employees understand those benefits. (more…)

  • More Employers Committing to Wellness Initiatives August 30, 2008 by admin

    More Employers Committing to Wellness Initiatives

    Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

    From health risk appraisals to weight management programs to providing health coaches, employer wellness programs and strategies continue to rise, according to a National Business Group on Health (NBGH) report released July 14, 2008.

    “We have seen a sea change” among employers in the past five years as they “began to connect the dots” between employee lifestyle and employer payout on health coverage, NBGH president Helen Darling said at a Washington, D.C. news conference. (more…)