Pulling back on perks

Koster, Kathleen
April 2009
Employee Benefit News;4/1/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p45
The article focuses on how best to communicate the elimination of perks in order to cut costs to employees. It is stated that employers should be frank in deciding which perks will be removed and should renege on perks that affect the least amount of people, like adoption or day care assistance. They should reportedly emphasize the company mission into their staff's psyche by giving rewards to the deserving. The employees' appreciation of intangible, interpersonal perks are also noted.


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