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Can employers still reimburse bicycle commuting expenses?

Many employers operate in locations where employees can bike to work. If you have employees who do so, ...
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The ABCs of NQDCs

Nonqualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plans pay executives or other key employees at some time in the future for ...
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Getting acquainted with Generation Z

By now, most employers have read up on, hired and gotten to know Millennials. Well, guess what? A ...
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HHS reduces penalties for HIPAA violations

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently issued a Notification of Enforcement Discretion to announce a ...
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Compete carefully in a fierce job market with signing bonuses

Is your organization looking to hire new employees? Join the club. The U.S. unemployment rate hit a historic ...
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Are health club memberships or on-site fitness centers an ERISA benefit?

More and more employers are contributing dollars toward the cost of health club memberships for employees. Some are ...
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Laying the foundation for a functional incentive plan

Employee incentive plans can be among the most meaningful benefits that an employer can offer. This is because ...
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IRS raises valuation limit for employer-provided vehicles

One of the most popular fringe benefits for employees at many organizations isn’t an insurance plan or a ...
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How does an employee’s military leave affect 401(k) loan repayments?

When 401(k) plan participants are called to active duty, they often request to suspend their 401(k) plan loan ...
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Shore up your defenses against employment discrimination claims

Many employers believe they’ve taken adequate steps to prevent employment discrimination. And yet, it happens. The Equal Employment ...
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