The Employee Benefits Answer Book
An Indispensable Guide for Managers and Business OwnerseBook - 2011
This go-to resource contains the most reliable information needed to answer questions about employee benefits that arise in day-to-day business. Complex and ambiguous topics are illustrated with concrete examples that can help make informed, sound decisions, and ultimately, the ability to ask better questions. Written by Rebecca Mazin--an expert in human resource policies and procedures--the book addresses the most commonly asked benefits questions including:
How many vacation days do employees get?
What's the difference between a POS and an HSA?
Is offering check-ups and eye exams enough?
What's involved in flexible spending accounts?
What do I need to know about 401(k) and Non-Qualified Plans?
Do employees expect life insurance and disability?
From EAP to concierge services, what else do employees want?
How does COBRA work and what else do I need to do?
What can employers do to rein in benefits costs?
The book also highlights specific practice examples that are "worth repeating," or "better forgotten," and includes a wide-variety of checklists and charts. The Employee Benefits Answer Book is organized by topic and arranged in a question and answer format making it easy to zero in on a particular subject. Using this important book, employers can create coherent policies based on a clear understanding of all benefits.