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IRS bumps up 401(k) contribution limit for 2019

The IRS recently increased the annual contribution cap for 401(k) and other retirement plans. Read on to find out what the new contribution caps are.

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Civic time off: The benefit getting employees to the polls

Voter engagement has historically been low for the midterm elections. Some companies were seeking to change that by offering new benefits to employees who voted in this past election. Continue reading to learn more.

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Giving Thanks in the Office

What are you grateful for this year? An article from the Cobb Business Journal suggests that it’s important to give thanks in our personal and professional lives. Read this article from UBA to learn more. 

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7 Steps to Running Better Meetings

According to a recent study by Accountemps, office workers feel that 25 percent of their time spent in meetings is wasted. Read this blog post to learn how to run better meetings.

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Tri-Agency Proposed Rule on Health Reimbursement Arrangements

A proposed rule from the Department of the Treasury, Department of Labor and Department of Health and Human Services aims to expand the flexibility and use of HRAs. Read this blog post to learn more. 

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How to Handle Employee Requests for Time Off to Vote

Did you know: There is no federal law that provides employees leave to vote, leaving it up to individual states to enact their own employee voting leave rights. Read this blog post to learn more.

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How to create a strong communication plan for open enrollment

Now that businesses have their plan changes locked in, it’s time to focus on communicating those changes to their employees. Read this blog post to learn how to create a strong communication plan for open enrollment.

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When Companies Should Invest in Training Their Employees — and When They Shouldn’t

In 2017 US companies spent $90 billion on training and development activities, according to an industry report. Continue reading to learn when companies should invest in training and development and when they shouldn’t.

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Choosing the Right Flexible Benefit for Employees

Employers often can feel lost when trying to decide which employee benefits to offer. Read this blog post to learn about the pros and cons of FSAs, HSAs and HRAs.

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