1. TotalRetail | Get Your Retail Employees to Engage With Their Benefits

    Retail is one of the largest occupations in the U.S. with nearly 16 millionemployees, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The mean hourly wage of $13.20 is slowly rising, with companies like Amazon.comraising its minimum wage to $15 per hour and Target aiming to do the same by 2020.

  2. Hospitality Workers Aren’t Using Their Benefits — Here’s Why

    Hospitality and service workers make up 17% of the workforce. It’s often transient work that comes with low wages for entry-level employees. Hospitality employers can offer better benefits to their workforce to address the specific needs of this employment group. Among service industry workers,only 42% had access to retirement benefits. Additionally, only half of those…