Our society is moving toward giving people what they want, when they want it. Bill payments, movies, rides, financial services, and more can all be done with apps, and most are available nearly immediately. It may come as no surprise, then, that employers are following suit by offering on-demand pay so employees have more say […]
Category: Benefits and Compensation
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Employers may begin offering health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) as soon as January 1, 2020, to employees who enroll in individual health coverage, under a rule finalized by the Trump administration.
Overtime is quite common in some industries like restaurants. According to federal regulations, employees working overtime (that is, more than 40 hours a week) are eligible for one-half times the minimum wage. That means, an employee making $3 an hour at a waiting job is eligible to make close to $10 an hour when they […]
Large employers currently pay about $500 more in healthcare costs per employee than they did just a year ago—money every company would love to have back. With healthcare costs increasing yearly, many HR departments are struggling to contain healthcare spending, which has become the largest cost to many companies outside of payroll.
There are millions of pet owners across the country. This, of course, means that almost all employers have employees who have cherished pets—employees who would likely be happy to have employment benefits that help make pet ownership easier.
What do your employees really want from their health plan? Answering that question can help you deliver a better benefit and save a lot of money by focusing on what is really needed.
Commuter benefits, as the name implies, are benefits offered to employees that have some relation to the costs and hassle of commuting to the workplace.
We are now nearly a decade into tech’s boom across the globe, and there are no definitive signs of a slowdown. While the winners in the space continue to hurdle toward dominance, we’re seeing them come under pressure for everything from privacy concerns to working conditions and even election meddling.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule making it easier for small businesses to offer retirement benefits jointly through Association Retirement Plans (ARPs).
A new law going into effect at the end of this month prohibits Nebraska employers from requiring employees not to disclose their wages as a condition of further employment.