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Should I Offer Commuter Benefits?

September 6th, 2019 9:20 am

Commuter benefits are fringe benefits that allow employees to set aside pretax money to pay for work-related transportation costs. Generally, for employees to use the benefit, their employer must set up a commuter, or transportation, benefits plan that meets the requirements of Section 132(f) of the Internal Revenue Code.

5 Steps to Building Salary Ranges

August 15th, 2019 11:13 am

Below are some general steps for creating salary ranges for jobs in your company. In determining salary ranges, first analyze positions by reviewing their job descriptions. To be able to assign a specific salary range to each position, you must know the activities and responsibilities that come with the job, the qualifications needed to execute […]

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, […]