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13 Employee Benefits You Should Consider Offering

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

The Libertarian Replublic reports:

“It can be a real challenge for a small business to keep employees interested in sticking around for the long haul. Larger companies always seem to have the upper hand, especially when it comes to offering enticing employee benefits. For a small business to remain competitive, you have to be sure that the employee package is enticing enough to keep them interested.

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New Final Regulations Expand the Availability of HRAs

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

JD Supra reports:

“On June 13, 2019, the Department of Labor, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Treasury (the “Departments”), published final regulations which significantly broaden the types of health plans that may be integrated with a health reimbursement arrangement (“HRA”). More specifically, beginning January 2020, the finalized rules allow HRAs to be integrated with certain qualifying individual health plan coverage and/or Medicare.  The final rules reverse current guidance which requires HRAs to be integrated with only qualifying group health plan coverage. Practically speaking, this means that employers, beginning in 2020, will be allowed to subsidize employee premiums in the individual health insurance market and/or Medicare using pre-tax dollars, provided certain conditions are met. The final rules also allow certain HRAs to reimburse participants for certain premiums paid for excepted benefits. To achieve these results, the final rules create two new types of HRAs.

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Now Hiring, With Attractive New Perk: Free College Degree

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

The Wall Street Journal reports:

“Some of America’s largest companies are proposing that a good job can lead to a free college education, reversing the norm that requires workers to get the degree before launching a career.

Walt Disney Co., Discover Financial Services, and Yum Brands Inc.’s Taco Bell are among the high-profile employers sending front-line workers back to school, often paying the cost of tuition, fees, books and other expenses upfront and in full. The companies say the benefits of a content and potentially better-trained staff outweigh the costs.

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Student Loan Repayment Is The Hottest Employee Benefit Of 2018

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Forbes reports:

“It’s the hottest employee benefit of 2018.

Student loan repayment assistance.

Vacation time, 401k plans and health insurance are great, but what recent graduates really want is help repaying their student loan debt.

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