It used to seem so cut-and-dried. Blue-collar workers were eligible for overtime pay; white-collar employees weren't. Union members? Slam dunk. There were people who were "exempt" from earning overtime, and "non-exempt" folks who were eligible. So reports CNN Money.
Ever since Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made a splash in the workplace by no longer permitting her employees to work from home (while having the luxury of installing a nursery for her own child adjacent to her office), telecommuting and more flexible working conditions in general have come under greater scrutiny. So reports HR Morning.
Since the Affordable Care Act (aka ObamaCare) was signed into law in 2010 – the disastrous rollout of the program notwithstanding – the conventional wisdom has been that employees receiving health insurance from their companies wouldn’t need to change their plan. So reports MSN Money.
With all the brouhaha over the rollout of the government website for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka ACA, or ObamaCare), some details about the different types of health insurance exchanges offering coverage to employees have slipped through the corporate cracks.