A stake in the future
- A roundup of international benefit news. // Employee Benefit News;Aug2008, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p9
This section offers news briefs related to employee benefits as of August 2008. United Arab Emirates (UAE) has expanded the scope of its mandatory health insurance. The reforms in the Fillon and Douste-Blazy benefits laws in France require all employees of the same employee category to be...
- Pickering could bring misselling, says Ritchie. Greenwood, John // Money Marketing;9/5/2002, p7
Reports the warning of pensions development director Stewart Ritchie on the proposed pension regulations in Great Britain. Variation on the interpretation of the rules; Increase of premiums by the professional indemnity insurers; Importance of prescription in pension legislation.
- Joint trustees for DC plans – then what? Barry, Michael P. // Pensions & Investments;4/1/2002, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p12
Focuses on the government proposal on the management of defined contribution pension plans in the U.S. Manner of selecting employee representative; Role of participants in enhancing retirement income; Outline of the recommended methods.
- Govt to freeze auto-enrol earnings trigger at Â£10k. Brodbeck, Sam // Money Marketing (Online Edition);12/18/2014, p1
The article informs that the Government of Great Britain has confirmed that earnings trigger for automatic pension enrolment for employees is to be frozen at 10,000 pounds for 2015/16.
- Time out. Dixon, Daryl // Bulletin with Newsweek;12/3/2002, Vol. 120 Issue 6353, p56
Focuses on benefits of an anomaly in superannuation law concerning salary sacrificing to employers in Australia. Features of the law; Advantages to employers from the law; Significance of the law to expand the availability of various salary-sacrificing arrangements to ageing workers; Efforts...
- UEF pensions 'raid' could hit 1,300 workers, claims union. // Professional Engineering;1/30/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p15
Focuses on the call of workers for an inquiry into the pension cuts scandal in Great Britain. Campaign on ensuring full pension payments; Claim of the Transport and General Workers Union on the underfunding of the company pension scheme; Inadequacy of legislation on protecting right of workers.
- Two W.C. Bills Vetoed; Action Applauded By AIA. // Insurance Advocate;06/19/99, Vol. 110 Issue 25, p38
Reports that Governor Angus King vetoed two bills dealing with workers' compensation insurance that would have cost Maine employers if it would be allowed to become law. Increase in the maximum benefit under the LD 1897; Background of the `Prevail Bill.'
- Workers' Comp Deregulation Goes Awry. Fine, Howard // Orange County Business Journal;4/29/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 17, p3
Reports the deregulation of the worker's compensation insurance market in California. Implication of the deregulation for employer premiums; Decline of compensation insurance carriers; Opposition of employers to the compensation insurance deregulation.
- Freedom of choice. Dixon, Daryl // Bulletin with Newsweek;07/25/2000, Vol. 118 Issue 6234, p66
Focuses on the importance of granting employers and employees the right to choose superannuation funds in Australia. Popularity of the unlimited choice of funds with employers; Context and advantages of the unlimited employee choice; Tendency of large employers to select funds with costly...