The old "dads provide, moms nurture" double standard cuts both ways, to every working parent's detriment.
Frustrating as it may be for applicants, the employer doesn't want to commit itself to a bad deal any more than you do.
The new perk at Unum Group is a creative twist on an increasingly popular benefit.
Those who are employed by companies typically have Social Security taxes taken out of their paycheck automatically. Not so for the self-employed.
Asking for extra time off is an art. Master it.
Those with the gloomiest outlooks are in Spain and France. The most optimistic about their retirement prospects are the Dutch.
The labor unrest wasn’t a result of prominent unions in manufacturing, such as United Automobile Workers, or transportation, such as Teamsters.
Companies, instead, continue to use bonuses and benefits to keep workers from jumping ship.
While the idea of unlimited vacation may sound nice in practice, it has a nice side benefit for employers, too.
The drugs and treatments are expensive, but employers have increasingly begun to cover their cost (something Starbucks has done for years).
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