- Trump Entertainment Resorts CEO Bob Griffin retires Updated: Oct-13-15 8:53 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - The CEO of Trump Entertainment Resorts retired with the transfer of its lone Atlantic City casino to billionaire Carl Icahn still pending.
- Pittsburgh self-insuring employees to cut health expenses Updated: Oct-13-15 5:47 pm
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says the city would start paying health care insurance claims for 3,700 employees next year under a self-insurance program intended to cut expenses.
- Drop in applications for US unemployment benefits last week Updated: Oct-08-15 9:42 am
WASHINGTON - Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, as employers hold onto workers despite a recent slowdown in hiring because of global pressures weighing on the U.S. economy.
- Watchdog agency critical of employee supplemental insurance Updated: Oct-07-15 3:59 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Supplemental insurance policies that North Carolina state agencies offer workers lack oversight, complicate decision-making and result in wasteful employee and taxpayer spending, the General Assembly's government watchdog team told lawmakers Wednesday.
- FairPoint unemployment benefit decision is reversed Updated: Oct-02-15 5:28 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - The chairwoman of Maine's Unemployment Insurance Commission has reversed a decision to award unemployment benefits to workers who went on strike against FairPoint Communications, drawing an angry response from two unions on Friday.
- 4 ways companies may adjust to looming employee benefits tax Updated: Sep-30-15 5:53 pm
The taxman is coming to employer-sponsored health insurance, and his visit may trigger changes to your benefits.
- Financial health of state worker insurance program improved Updated: Sep-30-15 4:46 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - After hemorrhaging cash for months, Louisiana's health insurance program for state workers, public school employees and retirees is back on solid footing - though only after Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration lessened benefits and raised costs on workers.
- Former St. Joseph superintendent's pension is under scrutiny Updated: Sep-29-15 1:24 pm
ST. JOSEPH, Missouri - A former St. Joseph superintendent may be forced to repay several hundred thousand dollars in overpaid pension benefits.
- NYC mayor urges city pension funds to divest from coal Updated: Sep-29-15 1:01 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is proposing that New York City's pension funds divest from coal.
- Leslie County qualifies for disaster unemployment benefits Updated: Sep-25-15 4:02 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky officials say Leslie County has been added to the list of those qualified for unemployment assistance as a result of severe weather in July.
- Study shows employers shifting more medical costs to workers Updated: Sep-22-15 3:23 pm
Employers are leaving a bigger chunk of the bill for care to workers who use their health insurance, and benefits experts see few signs of this trend slowing.
- Survey says New Jersey has highest tax burden Updated: Sep-21-15 12:29 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey residents carry the highest tax burden in the country after new accounting standards that allow unfunded pension and benefit costs to be factored in, according to a study released Monday.
- W.Va. public workers could face more cuts in health benefits Updated: Sep-20-15 1:10 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia public workers and retirees could face another round of health insurance benefit cuts.
- Former governor gets lifetime benefits for 4 months of work Updated: Sep-16-15 4:38 pm
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey - Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey's four-month stint as a Hudson County attorney has brought him health benefits for life.
- State audit: Harahan failed to collect some taxes Updated: Sep-15-15 10:39 am
HARAHAN, Louisiana - The state Legislative Auditor's Office has found that Harahan under previous mayors failed to collect some property taxes and improperly extended benefits to City Council members and some staffers.
- Ex-Army clerk admits embezzling $150,000 in benefits Updated: Sep-13-15 12:35 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - A former Army clerk has admitted embezzling $150,000 in disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs over a 13-year period.
- Workers' comp experts gather for Vermont conference Updated: Sep-13-15 9:22 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - State officials and others involved in Vermont's workers' compensation system for those injured on the job are set to gather this week for a conference.