Finance News & Insights

Jared Bilski

Before coming to PBP, Jared was an assistant editor at PGA Magazine, a leading trade publication for the golf industry. His business-to-business writing experience includes beats in marketing, human resources and finance. He graduated on the Dean’s List from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in English. He is also a frequent contributor to various political humor websites.
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Was $666 raise given to label union-organizer the Antichrist?

Another day, another court battle centered around a non-union employer that allegedly retaliated against employees who successfully launched a union-organizing campaign. Was giving them sub-par raises of $666 an “unmistakable” attempt to brand the organizers the Antichrist or the Devil. [Read more…]

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5 changes to health savings accounts that could be a reality soon

Although Republicans couldn’t agree on a wholesale Obamacare repeal bill, they did have consensus on one very important healthcare issue: HSAs and the changes that need to be made to these insurance vehicles. [Read more…]

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Role-reversal: EEOC ordered to fork over $1.9M for ‘frivolous’ claims

The EEOC has a long history among employers of filing lawsuits for dubious reasons, and in this case, that strategy seems to have come back to haunt it. [Read more…]

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Preventing a Google-caliber crisis: Finance pros’ top pay-equity strategies

Employers are well aware pay discrepancies between genders could come back to haunt them. As a result, many are taking proactive steps to make sure they prevent or address any problems before it’s too late.  [Read more…]

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Retirement plans: An involuntary step 97% of folks are glad their companies took

Employees are finally starting to come around to retirement savings tactics they had seen as intrusive and sneaky just a few short years ago. [Read more…]

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IRS announces the per-diem rates for Fiscal Year 2018: What’s different?

Let Finance know there’s some new limits for them to get acquainted with.
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Without calling a vote, Republicans give up on ACA repeal … for now

When Republicans decided not to vote on their latest incarnation of an ACA repeal — the Graham-Cassidy bill — they effectively abandoned any hope of repealing the health law in 2017. [Read more…]

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Why Finance needs to worry about huge equal pay lawsuit against Google

After the PR nightmare it suffered following a male staffer’s memo on “gender stereotypes,” Google is now facing an even bigger headache — a pay-discrimination claim that could become a class-action suit with thousands of class members. [Read more…]

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Equal pay enforcement beefed up on all fronts: Here’s how Finance can stay safe

Heads up: You’ll probably want to huddle with Payroll and review your pay practices and policies ASAP. [Read more…]

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What CFOs can do to control the 10 most costly conditions for health plans

CFOs know well that a small number of health conditions – such as diabetes and heart disease – make up the lion’s share of most their insurance claims costs. [Read more…]

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