Reform, Economy Vexing HR Pros.

Sweeping health care reform and the stagnant economy continue to provide sleepless nights for human resources professionals, a panel of experts told suburban business executives Thursday at the Daily Herald Business Ledger Newsmakers Forum on Human Resources, Insurance and Benefits.

The professionals advised the audience at Belvedere Banquets in Elk Grove Village to keep their policies and employee manuals current, as well as maintain a long-term strategy that includes developing and keeping employees.

The health care reform program approved by Congress last year continues to confuse businesses, primarily because many parts of the program have been delayed as those responsible try to figure out how best to implement and enforce the new rules, according to Liz Smith, executive vice president, employee practice leader at Assurance Agency Ltd. in Schaumburg.  Read more by Richard Klicki here.

Posted on August 15, 2011, in Economy & HR, HR Management & Leadership. and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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