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Gen Z and Millennials: All About the Benefits, Not Just the Benjamins

November 26, 2019

Competition for employees is fierce, but if employers are trying to attract Gen Z to their workforce by focusing on perks like free avocado toast and ping-pong tables, they’re going about it all wrong. A recent study from Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) and the Center for Generational Kinetics shows that traditional benefits like retirement plans and insurance are most important for attracting and retaining Gen Z and Millennials. Read More

California’s New Gig Economy Worker Law Faces First Lawsuit

November 19, 2019

The California Trucking Association has filed what appears to be the first lawsuit challenging a sweeping new labor law seeking to give wage and benefit protections to workers in the so-called gig economy, including rideshare drivers at companies such as Uber and Lyft. Read More

Same As It Ever Was: Worker Health Benefits Costs Rise Again

November 19, 2019

In the ever-shifting world of company-provided health insurance, here’s a constant: It keeps getting more expensive. Workers may learn that their doctor will no longer be covered or they might have to pay a higher deductible before most coverage begins. Meanwhile, the employer paying most of the insurance bill faces the same big concern every year: The cost will probably rise higher than wages and inflation. Read More