Effective January 1, 2020, your employees must withdraw at least the minimum amount from their employer-sponsored 401(k) and IRAs (Individual Retirement Accounts) by age 72. The required minimum... Read more »
Of the two main types of life insurance, permanent and term, only permanent is usually a significant part of a divorce settlement.
Permanent life insurance — whether whole life or universal... Read more »
The cost of providing health insurance for employees and their families is expected to be five percent higher this year than in 2019.
The National Business Group on Health estimates that the... Read more »
Workplace discrimination takes many forms, but sound policies and procedures can reduce the occurrences.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported that in 2018 it resolved... Read more »
Employers who offer benefits to spouses must also offer them to same-sex couples though there are exceptions.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2015 that the rights of same-sex couples are protected... Read more »
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has made it easier for employees to make withdrawals from their retirement plans during the time of hardship. The IRS also made it easier for employees to rebuild... Read more »
Providing employees the opportunity to purchase dental insurance is not enough. Employee education is an important element when you offer voluntary benefits.
A 2019 survey by the National... Read more »
Over the past quarter, we’ve seen many important employee benefit compliance updates hit the news. To keep you up to date on the latest legislative updates, here is your quarterly compliance... Read more »
The popularity of vaping is sending some employers scrambling to craft workplace policies governing the use of electronic cigarettes.
Vaping is when users puff electronic cigarettes — also... Read more »
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