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Medical Coverage, Wages and Hours, and Benefits Security Top Priorities for Voters in Midterm Election

Facing a critical congressional midterm election in just more than two weeks, the majority of Americans planning to vote say they would be more likely to back a candidate in the upcoming midterm election if they prioritized medical coverage (69%), wages and hours (65%), employee benefits security (62%), family and medical leave (60%), workplace safety, […]

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US: Wage Increase Demands Up Nearly 20% in Two Years; Benefit Offerings Lag Behind

Expectations for wage increases have jumped roughly 20% since 2020 as 70% of companies plan to offer higher salary adjustments through the end of the year. Benefits, however, will gain less ground as only 50% of businesses anticipate their offerings to increase compared to 2021, according to a survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by […]

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Majority of Businesses Believe They Offer Adequate Benefits to Support Working Parents

U.S. hiring decision-makers report roughly 50% of their workforce, on average, are working parents, and in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, 82% of these hiring managers say their company offers enough benefits to working parents to make them feel accommodated and supported. (more…)

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47% of U.S. Employees Forced to Self-Train Due to Lack of Knowledge Transfer from Retiring Employees

As senior employees prepare to exit the workforce, 84% of U.S. employees say it’s a big loss when older employees retire without passing on their years of knowledge to younger employees. And when the transfer of knowledge fails to happen, workers can be left learning how to do a job on their own with nearly […]

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