Employee Benefits News, 10-19-17 Cloud-based platforms can offer many employers a more flexible platform on which to track and manage employees. Some 40% of the 300 companies PricewaterhouseCoopers surveyed for a 2017 report on HR cloud migrations have moved to the cloud and, PwC says, even more plan to migrate. But shifting to a hosted…Details
The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July, more than expected, while the unemployment rate returned to a 16-year low of 4.3%, the Labor Department said in a report Friday.
August 3, 2017 –The decline in filings for U.S. unemployment benefits last week underscores steady demand for workers in a tightening job market, Labor Department figures showed. HIGHLIGHTS OF JOBLESS CLAIMS (WEEK ENDED JULY 29) Jobless claims decreased by 5k to 240k (est. 243k) Continuing claims crept up by 3k to 1.968m in week ended…Details