Employee Benefits

Employee Benefits Definition

If you work full-time, you receive payment in cash - and also in benefits. The law requires that your employer provide certain benefits, but many companies al.... Read more

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) for...

Employers are not required by law to provide paid sick leave. Under certain circumstances, however, many employers are required to allow workers to take up to.... Read more

Healthcare Flexible Spending Accoun...

Healthcare flexible spending accounts are an employee benefit by which workers can set aside a certain amount of their salary, pre-tax, to use for healthcare .... Read more

Employee Benefits

To Maximize Social Security, Wait Until Age 70

As we near retirement age, we worry about having sufficient money to maintain our lifestyle, or close to it, for the rest of our lives. After all, we could easily spend 25 years in retirement. ... Read more

The ACA Small Business Health Options Program

Small businesses with fewer than 50 full-time employees are not required to provide health insurance to their employees. Most of them, however, would sincerely like to do so. Under the Small B... Read more

Can I Be Fired from My Job for Using Legal Marijuana?

Use of medical marijuana is legal in 18 states and the District of Columbia. Colorado and Washington also allow recreational use. At the same time, many employers have zero-tolerance drug policies. ... Read more

Workplace Wellness Programs Do I Have To Participate

The cost of U.S. healthcare continues to soar. This is a major concern for employers who provide health insurance, who pay an average of $13,000 in healthcare premiums per employee each year. ... Read more

Do I Need a 401(k)

Back in the day, employers offered and funded employee pension plans to provide their employees with a steady income in retirement. Today, the pension plan has mostly disappeared. Instead, employers s... Read more

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