Wondering what’s trending within the benefit arena for 2018?? According to Employee Benefit News and various other ‘in the know’ articles it seems the focus is in the financial well-being category. On the top of the list seems to be financial wellness in the form of STUDENT LOAN ASSISTANCE:
The mentality of the business community, like much of America these days, tends to see everything in a black and white context. They want to shy away from those elements of their lives that are gray or unclear, which seems to make them uncomfortable or of the belief they must always pin things down, so they know how to proceed when circumstances force them to act…
Commonly known as the FLSA overtime rule, a regulation intended to modernize those governing the exemption of executive, administrative and the professional employees from the minimum wage and overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Stands Act (FLSA). The new exemption levels for annual salary were to go from $23,660 to $47,476. This was slated to become effective 12/1/16.
BUT WAIT . . . and that, is our current status.