A Secure Old Age
- Shift from DB plans continuing in the U.K. Veysey, Sarah // Business Insurance;8/12/2002, Vol. 36 Issue 32, pT3
Focuses on the state of benefit pension plans in Great Britain. Citation of an accounting regulation on the disclosure of pension funding levels Changes of the defined benefit to defined contribution plan; Movement away from offering a pure defined benefit.
- In Defense of Social Security. Schanes, Steven E. // Employee Benefits Journal;Mar2000, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p23
Presents a study which examined some of the attacks leveled at the Social Security system. Definition of social insurance; Conclusion.
- Mandated labor costs highest in Europe. // Pensions & Investments;8/05/96, Vol. 24 Issue 16, p16
Reports that hidden labor costs from social security and other mandated benefits are up to three times in Europe than in the United States, Japan and the emerging Southeast Asian economies, according to a new guide from Sedgwick Noble Lowndes Ltd.
- Social Security's Special Minimum Benefit. Olsen, Kelly A.; Hoffmeyer, Don // Social Security Bulletin;2001/2002, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p1
Describes how the U.S. Social Security's special minimum benefit works. Highlights of the special minimum benefit; Legislative history of the special minimum benefit; Analysis of how the special minimum benefit's design and known beneficiary characteristics relate to its intentions of enhancing...
- To Save Social Security, Americans Will Have to Work a Little Longer. Phillips, Martha // Insight on the News;03/08/99, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p29
Talks about the proposal to raise the age for receiving Social Security benefits in the United States. Problem with the proposal; Concerns of the opponents of raising the benefit-eligibility age; Findings of surveys in the late 1980s and 1990s about employers' views on older workers.
- Accountants' reports. // Accountancy;Mar1981, Vol. 92 Issue 1051, p19
Summarizes changes in social security benefits in Great Britain, contained in issue 98 of 'Accountants Digest.'
- Major Unions and Collectively Bargained Fringe Benefits. Kemp, Donna R. // Public Personnel Management;Winter89, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p505
Focuses on the growth of fringe benefits in the compensation package. Types of fringe benefits; Preservation of the defined benefit pensions; Improvement of the income supplements to social security.
- Implications for pension plans. // Pensions & Investments;11/13/2000, Vol. 28 Issue 23, p16
Focuses on the implications of the reduction of Social Security benefits for an increase of employee compensation costs in the United States.
- International benefits roundup features news from EU, Singapore. E-VISOR, IBIS // Employee Benefit News;Aug2010, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p9
This section offers news briefs pertaining to employee benefits, including the implementation of a system for coordinating social security benefits and contributions for cross-border workers in the European Union member states, Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstei, and the increase of...
- Social Security resides in no man's land. Cantor, Martin // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);05/28/99, Vol. 46 Issue 22, p51A
Discusses issues concerning the reform of the Social Security system in the United States. Political issues that hinder the financial stability of Social Security; Organized labor and senior citizens' opposition against increasing the retirement age and reducing benefits; Businesses' opposition...