All Items: Benefits Administration

  • SHRM Survey Shows Marked Increase in Employee Benefits

    July 3, 2018

    As the labor market has tightened, employers increasingly are leveraging the benefits they offer to attract and retain employees, according to the newly released SHRM 2018 Employee Benefits Survey.

  • IRS Addresses Tax Treatment of Popular Wellness Program Benefits

    April 26, 2017

    Two IRS Chief Counsel Advice Memoranda provide good examples of the tax ramifications of wellness program benefits provided under various scenarios.

  • "Respectful Treatment" Biggest Driver of Job Satisfaction, Says SHRM Survey

    April 24, 2017

    Although 65 percent of the 600 employees surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management said "respectful treatment of all employees at all levels" is very important for job satisfaction, only 38 percent said they are currently satisfied with the level of respect in their workplaces.

  • Final IRS Regulations Define Marriage in Gender-Neutral Terms

    September 6, 2016

    On September 2, the IRS released immediately effective final regulations that define the term "spouse" in a gender-neutral manner under federal law. The regulations follow up on two Supreme Court decisions that have recognized same-sex marriage at the federal and state levels since 2013.

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