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One-Third Of Health Insurance Plans Exceed Law’s Out-Of-Pocket Cap

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One-Third Of Health Insurance Plans Exceed Law’s Out-Of-Pocket Cap

By JULIE APPLEBY, KHN— Consumers who buy their own health insurance will see the total amount they could pay out of pocket for medical care capped starting next year, but some will likely pay higher premiums as a result. That’s one conclusion that can be drawn from a new study showing more than one-third of health insurance plans currently offered […]

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To Keep Health Care Coverage Older Workers Try To Keep Working

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To Keep Health Care Coverage Older Workers Try To Keep Working

Many people are hoping they can keep working just keep their health care insurance. New research suggests idea may be wishful thinking. More than half of all workers say they intend to work longer than they would like in order to keep their health care insurance at work, according to new research by the nonpartisan […]

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All About Job STRESS, Part 5: NIOSH Approach To Job Stress

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All About Job STRESS, Part 5: NIOSH Approach To Job Stress

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Approach To Job Stress On the basis of experience and research, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) favors the view that working conditions play a primary role in causing job stress. However, the role of individual factors is not ignored. According to the NIOSH view, […]

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All About Job STRESS, Part 2: Job Stress Prevention, A Comprehensive Approach

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All About Job STRESS, Part 2: Job Stress Prevention, A Comprehensive Approach

Preventing On The Job Stress : A Comprehensive Approach How to Change the Organization to Prevent Job Stress Ensure that the workload is in line with workers’ capabilities and resources. Design jobs to provide meaning, stimulation, and opportunities for workers to use their skills. Clearly define workers’ roles and responsibilities. Give workers opportunities to participate […]

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All About Job STRESS, Part 1: Dealing With The Working World

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All About Job STRESS, Part 1: Dealing With The Working World

All About Job STRESS, Part 1: Dealing With The Working World The nature of work is changing at whirlwind speed. Perhaps now more than ever before, job stress poses a threat to the health of workers and, in turn, to the health organizations. Through its research programs in job stress and in educational materials the […]

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Abusive Boss? How To Deal With An SOB Abusive Boss

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Abusive Boss? How To Deal With An SOB Abusive Boss

Are you one of the many workers who has been or may become subject to abusive bosses at some point in their working lives? HR studies reveal that a half or more of all workers may be subject to abusive bosses during their careers.[1] That is more than 65 million workers, a huge number that […]

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HR Advocates To DOL: Flexibility Key To Successful Wellness Programs

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HR Advocates To DOL: Flexibility Key To Successful Wellness Programs

WorldatWork, a nonprofit human resource association, said it  has submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Department of Labor responding to the request for comments on Wellness Programs governed by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). “The majority of WorldatWork members are committed to providing valuable health benefits to their employees, however the […]

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In Praise of the United States—And The Question Of Education

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In Praise of the United States—And The Question Of Education

Peter Cappelli, professor of management and director of the Center for Human Resources at The Wharton School, writing filed this overview of global employment and education from last week’s World Economic Forum in Switzerland, in his column at heronline.com. One of the answers to unemployment is entrepreneurship that can actually create new jobs. For those […]

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Hiring On Hold At Many Small Businesses, Cutting More Than Hiring

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Hiring On Hold At Many Small Businesses, Cutting More Than Hiring

Small business isn’t hiring: That’s one reason the U.S. employment situation isn’t improving. Nobody wants to hire new employees if they don’t have to. Small business owners lack the confidence the current state of the economy to take on new employees. Many businesses are also operating with fewer employees, having been forced to do so in […]

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Infographic: Bridging The Job Skills Gap

Job Skills Gap Infographic Despite America’s high unemployment rate, there are more than 3.7 million open job positions and 34% of American companies report difficulty filling critical positions. Experts argue if there is really a significant overall mismatch of jobs and skills to job seekers. The facts also point out that overall labor market in the U.S. is […]

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