Staying on their toes

Bridgeford, Lydell C.
September 2008
Employee Benefit News;Sep2008, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p24
The article describes the approaches that employers in the U.S. are using in their attempt to restructure employee retiree health benefits ad save costs. The author cites a survey conducted by the consulting firm Mercer to highlight the impact of increase cost of providing health benefits to early retirees. Employers are using property and casualty insurance from Great American Insurance as one of the strategies to save costs. Provisions on retiree health benefits mandated under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act are discussed.


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