Kathryn Mayer

Kathryn Mayer is HRE’s benefits editor and chair of the Health & Benefits Leadership Conference. She has covered benefits for the better part of a decade, and her stories have won multiple awards, including a Jesse H. Neal Award and honors from the American Society of Business Publication Editors and the National Federation of Press Women. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Denver. She can be reached at kmayer@lrp.com.

Post-Roe, HR challenges abound: Backlash likely ‘no matter what you do’

Company leaders are wrestling with decisions from voicing opinions to expanding abortion coverage for employees.

Many companies responding to Roe reversal with abortion travel benefits

Disney and JP Morgan Chase are among a growing list of employers announcing they will cover employees’ expenses if they have to travel for abortion services.

6 things employers need to do now after Roe v. Wade reversal

Examining healthcare coverage and talking to employees about the decision are among the strategies HR and company leaders should embrace, experts say.

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. What employers should do now

With the reversal now official, experts recommend that HR and other company executives reevaluate their benefits and speak up as leaders. Said one: 'Silence on this issue isn't an option.'

Inflation, market volatility are hurting retirement optimism. What can HR do?

Communication, education and continuing financial resources and benefits all play a role, experts say.

How a reversal of Roe v. Wade could affect employee benefits

A benefits expert discusses potential implications, and what HR leaders should do, if the Supreme Court strikes down the law.

Meet Aon’s first chief wellbeing officer

Rachel Fellowes talks about the importance of a data-driven approach, how wellness efforts have evolved and what makes a successful wellbeing strategy.

Number of the day: salary increases

Companies are not only turning to larger compensation increases, but more also are planning for mid-year salary adjustments.

At Nestlé, a Rising Star’s recipe for success requires global outlook, passion

How Adeline Looi, the company's head of integrated leadership development, is helping to magnify underrepresented voices at the company.

At PwC, this Rising Star is helping the firm reimagine the workplace

Yolanda Seals-Coffield, deputy people leader at PwC, is embracing remote work, betting big on benefits and prioritizing employee needs as the firm invests $2.4 billion in its people program.

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