Salaries Yielding to Health Costs
- HR Priorities Shift as Economy Improves. Siscovick, Ilene // Employee Benefits Journal;Jun2004, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p42
Discusses the result of the 2003 Policies & Practices Survey released by Mercer Human Resource Consulting regarding the top human resources (HR) concerns in the U.S. in 2003. Implication of the increase in health care costs coupled with a decrease in the stock market for employers; Reasons for...
- Health-care hikes won't quit. Kropf, Annemarie // Business Journal (Central New York);12/13/2002, Vol. 16 Issue 50, p1
Reports on the survey of the cost of health benefits by Mercer Human Resource Consulting company in New York. Increase in the health benefits cost of employers; Implication for the survey; Average cost on the health-care benefits of employees.
- Group health plan costs rising more slowly. GEISEL, JERRY // Business Insurance;11/21/2011, Vol. 45 Issue 45, p3
The article discusses the results of asurvey survey conducted by Mercer LLC in New York that showed an increase of more than six percent in group health care plan costs in 2011. The increase of 6.1 percent resulted in an average cost of 10,146 U.S. dollars per employee for health plan costs,...
- Employers adding voluntary benefits. KERTESZ, LOUISE // Business Insurance;4/25/2011, Vol. 45 Issue 17, p12
The article probes into the increasing uptake among employers of voluntary benefits. It was noted that the surge in uptake may be attributed to the health care reform and increasing health care costs. These employers include those that have increased employee cost-sharing in response to higher...
- Independent Pay Review Body? Maybe next year... Lazou, James // Community Practitioner;Sep2012, Vol. 85 Issue 9, p44
The author discusses the pay review body (PRB) remit. He states that the UK government will continue to disregard the PRB as an independent and objective body that recommends National Health Service (NHS) pay. According to him, the UK governmentâ€™s announcement that public sector pay...
- Pay increases keep up with inflation. // Business Journal (Central New York);7/5/2002, Vol. 16 Issue 27, p25
Presents the preliminary findings of the 2002-2003 U.S. Compensation Planning Survey from Mercer Human Resource Consulting. Percentage of increase in salaries; Statement issued by Steven Gross, director of Mercer's U.S. consulting.
- Large pay increases not in employers' plans. Smith, Shawn // Fairfield County Business Journal;12/8/2003, Vol. 42 Issue 49, p4
Presents the findings of the 2003/2004 U.S. Compensation Planning Survey conducted by Mercer Human Resources Consulting. Average percentage pay increases; Businesses' use of a variety of measures to counteract the declining rates in pay increases.
- RELATIVELY WELL PAID IN NEW JERSEY. // njbiz;3/24/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p4
Presents the results of the 2003 Geographic Salary Differentials Survey of Mercer Human Resources Consulting in the U.S. Cities with high local pay rates; Details of the pay rates in New Jersey; List of Garden State locales with pay levels that exceeded the national average.
- Gen Ys get the breaks. Mills, Kate // BRW;4/7/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 13, p11
The article discusses a study by Mercer which found that as of April 2011, members of Generation Y, those born in the 1980s, are receiving preferential treatment in the form of higher pay and promotions, over those from Generation X, those born between the 1960s to late 1970s, as companies...