Top Employee Benefit Trends

Top Employee Benefit Trends

July 13th, 2019 2:24 pm

Smart companies are always taking a fresh look at the employee benefits they’re offering. Here is what employee perks are trending – and what you might want to consider adding to your company’s benefits package. Employee benefit: Student loan assistance  According to the Federal Reserve, Americans currently owe $1.5 trillion in student loans — the […]

Key Rules for Wage Garnishments: Lump-Sum Payments

June 16th, 2019 11:29 am

In 2018, the Department of Labor issued an opinion letter in response to a query regarding whether certain lump-sum payments are considered earnings under Title III of the Consumer Credit Protection Act, which limits the amount an employer can deduct from an employee’s wages for child and alimony support plus other wage garnishments. The CCPA […]

Do Employees Have Rights to Their Personnel Files?

May 15th, 2019 3:30 pm

An employee’s personnel file contains important work-related information specific to him or her. This may include: Job description. Job application. Resume. Employment offer. W-4 form. Employee benefits forms. Emergency contacts. Employment contract. Performance reviews. Complaints from clients or co-workers. Attendance records. Disciplinary actions. Termination records. Employees may request to see this information for various reasons, […]

Do You Know Your Employee Turnover Rate?

April 15th, 2019 5:13 pm

Employee turnover rate is the percentage or number of employees who leave a company and are subsequently replaced. Industry experts put the cost of replacing an employee at somewhere between 50 percent and 60 percent of the departing employee’s salary. This can take a toll on your profit margin, which is why calculating and controlling […]

5 Interview Questions to Avoid

March 15th, 2019 4:30 pm

The Civil Rights Act forbids employers from discriminating against employees and job applicants based on their race, color, sex, national origin and religion. Asking questions related to those (and other) protected classes may be a blatant violation of the law or, at the very least, could be unethical or unwise. Here are five of these […]