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Redefining Employee Benefits: What Workers REALLY Want in 2024

According to a 2023 SHRM report, a whopping 92% of employees consider benefits as a critical component of their overall job satisfaction. 

Not terribly surprising, right? After all, skyrocketing insurance rates and economic uncertainty seem to be the norm these days, so employer-provided (or employer-subsidized) benefits are a great way for workers to insulate themselves from these market conditions.

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Congruity HR Named Title Sponsor of 10-Race NHRA Series in 2024

BALL GROUND, Ga. (Jan 24, 2024) – NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series Manager Finish Line Consultants and NHRA officials announced today that Congruity HR, which specializes in offering HR support, benefits and benefits administration, payroll processing and risk management to small to midsized businesses, has been named the title sponsor of the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series.
The Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series opens its 10-race season on March 7-10 as part of the 55th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

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IRS Releases 2018 Pension and Retirement Plan Limits

On October 19, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced cost-of-living adjustments affecting contribution limits for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2018. The press release goes into detailed description of adjusted and unchanged limitations. The highlights of these 2018 changes are as follows:

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April Congruity Q&A: Employee Assaulted at Work By Coworker

Question:

While working, an employee assaulted his coworkin in our California workplace. May the injured employee pursue a workers' compensation claim?

Answer:

Yes. An employee assaulted at work by a coworker may elect to file a workers’ compensation claim. However, he or she may also file an internal complaint, report the assault to the police, or pursue a civil lawsuit. Whether the workers’ compensation claim (or any other claim) will be successful depends upon the facts. For example, was the injured employee the initial physical aggressor?
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New Guidance on Tipped Wages

The 2,232-page budget spending bill that was signed by President Trump on March 23, 2018, included an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)...

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April Congruity Q&A: FMLA

Question:

May an employer delay designating paid leave as FMLA leave or permit employees to expand their FMLA leave beyond the statutory 12-week...

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