Retiree health still relevant

Silva, Chris
September 2007
Employee Benefit News;Sep2007, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p34
The article assesses retiree health benefits as a vital part of the overall benefits structure implemented by companies in the U.S. According to a MetLife report, employers still view post-retirement benefits as a competitive strategy for attracting and retaining experienced workers. The total costs of retiree health benefits increased by 6.8% on average among employers surveyed by Kaiser Family Foundation and Hewitt Associates in 2005 and 2006.


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