Redirecting the Mental-Health Discussion
By Mark McGraw
A recent study finds more than 60 percent of employers saying the stigma surrounding mental-health issues in the workplace has either stayed the same or increased in the past two years. What can HR do to help reverse this troubling trend?
Dependent Care's Disappearing Act?
By Tom Starner
With its recent tax-reform plan, the White House is seeking to eliminate flexible spending accounts related to caring for children and aging parents, while also trying to broaden current limitations. Experts discuss the HR aspects of the proposed changes and how they would affect employees -- and their loved ones.
Fair Play ... Or Not?
By Carol Patton
Employers debate the merits and challenges of changing domestic-benefits policy for employees living in states where same-sex marriage is legal.
Biometrics in the Workplace
By C.R. Wright
While the use of biometrics continues to emerge in the workplace, at least one group is pushing back against its use: employees.
Pressing for PBM Transparency
By Stephen Barlas
Recent recommendations from a Department of Labor federal advisory panel are giving a boost to the decade-long effort by corporate employee-health plans to get more information from pharmacy benefit managers.