New England Companies Paying More for Talent in 2017

According to a recent study by Wilson Group, Concord, MA, and Bose Corporation, New England companies are expecting modest growth in their business. Sixty-two percent (62%) of companies recently surveyed expected growth exceeding 4% in 2017; this compares to only 44%...

New FLSA Regulations Impact Variable Pay Design

Variable pay programs are becoming more common for non-exempt employees. The new FLSA regulations have clarified the impact on overtime pay and the standard threshold salary level for FLSA exemption. For non-exempt employees, any non-discretionary bonus needs to be...

Long-term Incentives for Private Companies: Do you need them?

Long-term incentives (LTI), including stock options, restricted stock, have long been a key element of total compensation plans in public companies. The principle difference between LTI plans in public versus private companies is that the funding for these long term...