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  • Auditors
  • Auditors determined system employees failed to reconcile the system's payroll and benefits database with ETF's database to reflect the workers who had left their positions. (twincities.com)
  • Greer recalls one particularly dramatic instance where a hotel chain reversed a steep rise in its life insurance premiums after auditors proved that its carrier unfairly inflated its risk by taking into account an executive who was killed in a freak accident involving a runaway ice cream truck. (shrm.org)
  • wages
  • In Brown v. New York City Board of Education , the Court outlined the contours of the exception and affirmed a lower court decision finding that the individual at issue was a volunteer and not an employee entitled to minimum and overtime wages. (mondaq.com)
  • The District Court dismissed the FLSA claim finding that under the "totality of the circumstances," Brown was a "volunteer" and not an "employee" as defined by the FLSA, and therefore he could not seek minimum or overtime wages. (mondaq.com)
  • Like the PA state return the new federal return would allow a deduction for unreimbursed business expenses of employees directly against wages. (blogspot.com)
  • The intense competition for labor during the war led firms, kept by wage and price controls from raising wages, to offer health insurance to attract and keep workers. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Their union, which claims about 750 members on the campus, has support from student groups who agree the institution should pay higher wages and a greater share of employee health insurance premiums. (csmonitor.com)
  • The impasse stems from two key sticking points: annual wages and rising health insurance costs being passed on to employees. (csmonitor.com)
  • Enrollees
  • Most state spending goes toward education and health care, and in the 2012 budget year, there will be more children in public schools, more students enrolled in public colleges and universities, and more Medicaid enrollees in 2012 than there were in 2008. (cbpp.org)
  • The best measure of hospital day utilization is patient days per 1,000 enrollees per year (" enrollee " includes the employee and his or her enrolled spouse and children). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • One certain reason enrollees are continually satisfied is that 2012 premiums are lower on average than 2011 premiums. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • You can still maximize employee choice by offering a tiered payment option allowing enrollees who prefer name-brand products to pay more. (shrm.org)
  • male employee
  • A federal appeals court recently upheld a half-million dollar verdict against a small Chicago retailer after it concluded that a male employee was the victim of sex discrimination. (mondaq.com)
  • dental
  • As deductibles, co-pays, coinsurance, and other medical, dental, and vision expenses are incurred, the employee pays them and then submits receipts for reimbursement from the HSA. (insurancenewsnet.com)
  • improves
  • Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises). (bcorporation.net)
  • Plans
  • Voluntary critical illness plans can soften the blow to employees' financial safety nets and create appreciation for efforts to help clients manage their increasing financial risks. (calbrokermag.com)
  • The total average premium increase for FEHBP plans will be 7.3 percent, or $27.10 per pay period, OPM said. (govexec.com)
  • Premiums for family plans will grow 7.6 percent, or $14.14. (govexec.com)
  • Open season, during which federal workers can switch enrollments in health insurance plans, runs from Nov. 8 to Dec. 13. (govexec.com)
  • Economics
  • Claims-shifting: The problem of parallel reimbursement regimes, " Journal of Health Economics, vol 51, pages 13-25. (nber.org)
  • More Insurers Lower Premiums, " American Journal of Health Economics, vol 1(1), pages 53-81. (nber.org)
  • cost
  • Since Mr. Arnold could not afford to pay the entire premium cost for his health insurance under COBRA, his health insurance was canceled. (jdsupra.com)
  • He added, "I don't know if the current budget can stand that additional expenditure, but I am suggesting to my fellow commissioners that we take a hard and long look at the possibility of having our non-union employees take over the cost of paying for the health insurance program. (mcall.com)
  • The employees themselves will see significant opportunity to lower their cost through the network they choose with TriHealth and St. Elizabeth," Dubis said. (bizjournals.com)
  • Start cost-cutting where spending is increasing the fastest-oftentimes insurance-and make sure you're getting value from everything you pay for. (shrm.org)
  • negotiations
  • While BART employees are among the highest paid public employees in the state, for four and a half days in July, BART employees engaged in a work stoppage as contract negotiations between BART and the two large unions representing BART employees-Service Employees International Union Local 1021 and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555-fell apart. (reason.org)
  • First, and most importantly, the fully phased-in premium sharing rates are the basis for future negotiations. (njsba.org)
  • workers
  • The increase applies to all 201 county workers, including both union and non-union employees at the courthouse in Jim Thorpe and at Weatherwood, the county home for the aged in Weatherly. (mcall.com)
  • Without those updates, ETF continued to funnel system dollars toward the former workers' premiums. (twincities.com)
  • That leaves federal workers with an average increase of $8.24 in their premiums, or 7.2 percent. (govexec.com)
  • increases
  • Carol A. Bonosaro, president of the Senior Executives Association, said while the premium increases are not surprising, they are "disheartening," given that they outpace annual pay raises. (govexec.com)
  • work
  • It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices. (bcorporation.net)
  • As part of this process, employees needed to disclose their medical histories and submit to blood work and measurements. (jdsupra.com)
  • I didn't know much about this when my husband asked me to start working on it, and I really did not believe that the kinds of life decisions that we've heard about -- whether to have a child, where to go to work, whether you can be with your daughter -- would be affected by health insurance," she said. (baltimoresun.com)
  • If you're interested in working for a company that truly supports local, values its employees and takes pride in a progressive work environment, you may be a good addition to the City Market team! (citymarket.coop)
  • We work hard every day, and they try to shorten our hours and increase our workload, and now they want to take our health insurance. (csmonitor.com)
  • Alumni contribute to the institution's endowment - the largest of any school's in the world, at about $36 billion - because food service employees and others work hard to "provide that Harvard experience for them," he says. (csmonitor.com)
  • Is your employee handbook keeping up with the changing world of work? (shrm.org)
  • year's
  • The National Treasury Employees Union expressed disappointment in the premium increase, but noted it is less than this year's 8.8 percent growth and falls below anticipated private sector jumps of up to 10.5 percent. (govexec.com)
  • state
  • The system makes health premium payments to the state Department of Employee Trust Funds, which passes the money on to insurance providers. (twincities.com)
  • The United States Department of Labor has defined spouse as "a husband or wife as defined or recognized under state law for purposes of marriage in the state where the employee resides, including 'common law' marriage and same-sex marriage. (mondaq.com)
  • an employee may have previously married a same-sex partner in another state where same-sex marriage was already legal. (mondaq.com)
  • Guidance from the state reiterates the non-negotiability of health insurance premiums prior to full implementation. (njsba.org)
  • family
  • He explained that the new premium rate amounts to $10 a month for a single person and $25 a month for a family. (mcall.com)
  • modest
  • In the early 1930s, the successful industrialist Henry Kaiser responded positively to the physician Sidney Gar-field's suggestion that the doctor treat Kaiser's construction firm employees in return for a modest fee per employee. (encyclopedia.com)
  • hospitals
  • They will remain competitors and maintain separate hospitals, medical office buildings and employees. (bizjournals.com)
  • The Romans advanced public health and sanitation through the construction of aqueducts, baths, sewers, and hospitals. (questia.com)
  • offer
  • Blue Cross, established at Baylor University in 1933, was among the first to offer health insurance. (encyclopedia.com)
  • With so much at stake, McChriston and scores of other HR professionals offer tips on how companies can control HR spending without sacrificing their competitive positions, cutting jobs, or eating away at take-home pay or the perks employees value most. (shrm.org)
  • Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield has notified the county the annual group premium rate will go to $408,500 a year from $345,000, an increase of $63,500. (mcall.com)
  • year
  • All of the 48 states releasing initial budget proposals for fiscal year 2012 (which begins July 1 in most states) have done so, and for the fourth year in a row, these budgets propose deep cuts in education, health care, and other important public services - in many cases, deeper than previous cuts. (cbpp.org)
  • The landmark law, effective beginning with the 2011-2012 school year, requires school employees to pay a portion of health insurance premiums. (njsba.org)
  • In other words, you cannot pre-negotiate the premium sharing to take effect in the second or third year of a three-year agreement when the Chapter 78 sunsets in the middle of that contract. (njsba.org)
  • Amid chants of "Our health is not disposable" and "No justice, no peace," first-year law student Alexandra Rawlings and her friends distribute pizza to the strikers. (csmonitor.com)