This go-to resource contains the most reliable informationneeded to answer questions about employee benefits that arise inday-to-day business. Complex and ambiguous topics are illustratedwith concrete examples that can help make informed, sounddecisions, and ultimately, the ability to ask better questions.Written by Rebecca Mazinan expert in human resource policiesand proceduresthe book addresses the most commonly askedbenefits 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 awide-variety of checklists and charts. The Employee Benefits AnswerBook is organized by topic and arranged in a question and answerformat making it easy to zero in on a particular subject. Usingthis important book, employers can create coherent policies basedon a clear understanding of all benefits.