Posts Tagged ‘retirement’

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 employees access to CalSavers, a state-run retirement savings plan, as early as June 2020. The CalSavers pilot program is open for employers to enroll; however, mandatory enrollment and contributions don’t […]

6 Dec 18 - Benefits - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

More Workers Are Postponing Retirement

More than half of all U.S. workers (53 percent) over the age of 60 say they are postponing retirement, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey. Two in five workers (40 percent) don’t think they’ll be able to retire until 70 years of age or older. Financial uncertainty usually tops the list of reasons why workers […]

16 May 18 - Discrimination, Workplace Policies - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

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 Commerce explained during a recent workshop in Sacramento. The regulatory process is intended to create accountability for the agency and transparency to the public. The absence of those instructions will […]

18 Dec 17 - Benefits - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

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 in the amount employees can contribute to their 401(k) plans. Some pension plan limitations, including those governing 401(k) plans, changed this year because the increase in the cost-of-living index met […]

20 Oct 17 - Benefits - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

70 Is the New 65: Is the Retirement Age Increasing?

Thirty percent of U.S. workers ages 60 and older don’t plan to retire until age 70 or older, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey. Another 20 percent don’t know if they will ever be able to retire. Financial reasons typically are the top reason workers are postponing retirement, as older workers try to ensure a […]

27 Apr 17 - Discrimination, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »