Compensation packages: Finding the right fit
Abstract: Many manufacturers are struggling with attracting and retaining skilled workers and complying with government regulations, such as the Department of Labor’s overtime regulations and the shared-responsibility provisions of the Affordable Care Act. This article reveals surprising statistics about health insurance coverage by small businesses. It also provides compelling reasons to buck the trend to not offer health coverage and offers creative alternatives for controlling labor costs. A sidebar highlights the benefits of hiring veterans, including a temporary tax break.