Tech Company LivingSocial Switches to OneExchange
LivingSocial, a company that provides a global marketplace for online deals on a variety of services and activities, has partnered with Willis Towers Watson’s OneExchange, a private health insurance exchange, to provide health benefits to its active employees. The company previously worked with another exchange vendor but “costly problems and rising employee dissatisfaction with benefits […]
Employer Interest in Narrow Networks To Control Cost Increasing
A growing number of health insurers are implementing so-called “narrow networks” of medical services providers to control costs. But while about half of all plans on public exchanges had narrow networks in 2014, it has taken longer for employers to embrace them. According to Trevis Parson, chief actuary of Health and Group Benefits for Willis […]
We do not believe we can successfully host our All-Star festivities in Charlotte in the climate created by HB2.
NBA announcing it will move its 2017 All-Star game out of North Carolina in response to legislation that eliminates protections for LGBTQ people and legislates that people may use only public restrooms that correspond to the gender on their birth certificates.
Record temperature recorded in Mitribah, Kuwait, one of the highest temperature ever recorded
My hope is that one day soon we can come together and find solutions to the very important issues facing our nation rather than continuing to hurt one another.
Quinyetta McMillon, mother of Alton Sterling’s son, in the wake of the Baton Rouge shootings
Length of time Stephen Colbert was on stage at the RNC dressed as a Hunger Games character, before being escorted off by security
When people say ‘black lives matter,’ it doesn’t mean that blue lives don’t matter. But right now, the data shows that black folks are more vulnerable to these kinds of incidents.
President Obama, after a week in which two more black men were killed by police and five police officers were killed in Dallas.
Final vote in the House in favor of overhauling federal policies on serious mental illness
Employers and Employees Disagree on Top Sources of Workplace Stress
New data from a recent Willis Towers Watson survey of U.S. employers showed that 75 percent ranked stress as their number one employee health and productivity concern. However, a comparison of the views of employers and employees based on the employer survey and a concurrent survey of U.S. employees revealed a significant disconnect on what […]
Rethinking PTO: Considerations for Employers Implementing PTO Banks
Most employers recognize the importance of paid time off (PTO) as a means for employees to recharge and return to work refreshed. In fact, research shows that employees who take time off are more productive than those who stay at work and do not use their PTO. But do traditional PTO plan designs and administration […]