Category: Benefits

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State-Run Retirement Savings Plan OK’d, Mandatory Enrollment Coming in 2020

California employers that don’t already offer a workplace retirement savings vehicle will be required to either begin offering one via private market or provide their…

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IRS Reminds Eligible Employees to Plan Now for Health FSAs in 2019

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding eligible employees that now is the time to begin planning to take full advantage of their employer’s health flexible…

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Posted in Benefits Labor Relations Overtime

U.S. DOL: 1,416 Employees to Receive More than $3.5 million from Long Beach Company

A recent U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) investigation recovered $3,573,074 in back wages and benefits for 1,416 employees of a Long Beach-based trucking and warehouse…

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HSA Limits Change … Again

As previously reported, in May 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the following annual limits for Health Savings Account (HSA) contributions for 2018: $3,450…

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HSA Limits Changed

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are pre-tax accounts available to individuals covered under a high-deductible health plan. Eligible individuals can accumulate money, tax-free, in HSAs to…

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Unemployment Benefits Available for Workers Affected by Southern California Wildfires and Mudslides

Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits are now available for workers, business owners and self-employed individuals who lost jobs or had work hours substantially reduced…

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State-Run Retirement Draft Regulations Exclude Critical Instructions for Employers

Draft regulations for the new state-run retirement savings program, Secure Choice, leave out critical instructions to help employers understand their obligations, the California Chamber of…

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IRS: Plan Now to Use Health Flexible Spending Arrangements in 2018

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding eligible employees that now is the time to begin planning to take full advantage of their employer’s health flexible…

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2018 401k Contribution Limits Rise

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced cost of living adjustments affecting 401(k) pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2018 — including an increase…

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Unemployment Assistance Benefits Available for Workers Affected by Wildfires

Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits are now available for workers and self-employed individuals who lost jobs or had work hours substantially reduced as a…