Addressing the daunting threat of workplace violence

It’s a subject that most people don’t like to think about, but every employer must address. Workplace violence ...
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Final rule issued for pension plan assistance program

Defined-benefit retirement plans, commonly referred to as pensions, aren’t as popular as they used to be — and ...
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Reel in job candidates with a relocation package

Competition among employers for many types of employees remains fierce. For hard-to-fill positions, you might need to expand ...
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Employer violated ERISA by terminating employee

Many employers offer health care plans and other benefits that fall under the purview of the Employee Retirement ...
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Looking for ways to improve operations? Ask your employees

Your organization’s leadership team no doubt contains a wealth of experience, knowledge and bright ideas. But it might ...
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Taking employee benefits to the next level with an NQDC plan

Does your organization offer a 401(k) plan to its employees? This is a common fringe benefit for the ...
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Motivate those you serve and employ with gamification

Employers spend a lot of time on motivation. You create marketing plans to, in part, motivate those you ...
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A quick refresher on employment taxes

What are the requirements for employers regarding federal employment taxes? This might seem like a silly question to ...
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What are the typical steps in a DOL audit?

Many popular retirement and health care plans must comply with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Employers ...
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IRS offers tax relief for leave-sharing programs

Under a leave-sharing program, employees can elect to forgo vacation, sick or personal leave in exchange for cash ...
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Excluding part-time employees from 401(k) plan eligibility

Under some circumstances, an employer that sponsors a 401(k) might wish to amend its plan to exclude part-time ...
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Federal agencies warn of AI’s dangers in hiring and HR

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been heralded as a revolutionary technology for employers. Proponents say it can help organizations ...
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