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Changes to 401(k) Contribution Limits for 2020

January 13th, 2020 10:48 am
401(k) contribution limits

Every year, the IRS takes a fresh look at 401(k) contribution limits and makes changes as necessary. Below are some of the more significant changes for 2020: Contribution limits for employees who participate in 401(k) plans, 403(b) plans, most 457 plans and the federal government’s Thrift Savings Plan are increasing to $19,500 from $19,000. The catch-up […]

Can Employees Discuss Their Salaries at Work?

December 16th, 2019 7:52 am

Can Employees Discuss Their Salaries at Work? To prevent this outcome, you might consider developing a policy that prohibits employees from discussing their pay with their co-workers. But before you do that, remember that you may run afoul of federal law.

Is Tuition Reimbursement Worth It for Employers?

November 15th, 2019 11:35 am

We live in a fast-paced society where people are forever on the go. There’s hardly ample time for work-life balance, let alone continuing education. Yet studies show that employees want opportunities for learning and development. Could tuition reimbursement be a solid investment for your company? According to a Gallup survey, 87 percent of millennials say […]

Top Reasons Your Employees Are Quitting

October 15th, 2019 11:50 am

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 3.4 million people—2.3 percent of the total workforce—quit their jobs in November 2018. In the private sector, the quits rate was 2.6 percent, increasing from 2.4 percent the prior year. These numbers reflect a continuous upward trend: employees are quitting. The Society for Human Resource Management has noted […]

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.