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- Stocks for everyone! Boles, Margaret; Sunoo, Brenda Paik // Workforce (10928332);Dec97, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p24
Reports the survey conducted by New York City-based William M. Mercer Inc., a human resources management consulting firm, that stock-option programs are now being offered to lower-ranking employees. Number of companies in the United States that provide broad-based stock-option programs.
- Poll casts light on eye care. // Employee Benefit News;Jan1999, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p35
Reports on the percentage of employers who said they offer vision benefits in response to a survey by William M. Mercer Inc. Reasons cited for offering such coverage.
- Managing retiree care on upswing. Woolsey, Christine // Business Insurance;1/23/95, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p6
Highlights the results of a survey showing that employers encourage their retiree populations into managed care arrangements. Findings of the William M. Mercer Inc. survey; Elimination of indemnity plans for retirees; Factors that affected employers' decision to revise their retiree health plans.
- Measurement a challenge. Kazel, Robert // Business Insurance;02/22/99, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p3
Reports that only about one in ten employers that have introduced employee wellness programs can measure results in terms of cost savings according to a survey by William M. Mercer Inc. Obstacles to the success of wellness programs; Options offered by employers; Indirect benefits of wellness...
- Mercer sees rise in 401(k) education. // Employee Benefit News;Mar1999, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p41
Focuses on a survey conducted by William M. Mercer Inc. concerning the investment education programs offered to employees. Growth in 401(k) education; Other findings of the survey.
- THE BONUS QUESTION. // Financial Executive;Sep/Oct93, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p10
The article reports on bonus compensation payment. William M. Mercer Inc., a benefits consulting firm, surveyed U.S. companies for 1994 regarding bonus payments and found that 21% of respondents plan to offer a single large bonus instead of pay raises as opposed to 14% for 1993. Bonus size will...
- Double-digit increase expected for employer health coverage costs. // AHA News;12/18/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 49, p7
Presents information on a survey conducted by employee benefits consultant William M. Mercer Inc. in 2000 in the United States. Estimate on the increase in employee health coverage in 2001; Increase in employee contributions; Factor which causes employers to shift more cost to employees.
- Employers do well by doing good. Merrick, Bill // Credit Union Magazine;Sep2001, Vol. 67 Issue 9, p20
Focuses on a study conducted by William M. Mercer Inc. and Bright Horizons Family Solutions in 2000 on the implementation of work/life initiatives to retain employees in the United States. Most prevalent work/life initiatives being offered; Implementation of backup child care; Additional...
- Ann Combs leaving DOL: 'I've loved this job; it's time to go'. Chernoff, Joel // Pensions & Investments;10/2/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 20, p2
The article reports that Ann L. Combs, head of the Employee Benefits Security Administration in the United States is going to leave her post on October 27, 2006. Ann Combs has also served as assistant secretary in the Department of labor. She has also served as chief counsel for pensions and...