Human Resources

Tax withholding is a seemingly inevitable part of working, but there are exceptions, as shown by the following information about employees exempt from withholding. Student employees   Generally, individuals employed by a school, college or university where they are also pursuing a course of study do not have...

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, "68.9% of the estimated 22.4 million illicit drug users, ages 18 or older, are employed full or part time." The chances of an employee having a substance abuse problem are higher in certain industries, such...

Have you ever worked in a company that was having a morale-boosting initiative? Remember the tense hush that fell in the conference room when it was announced? The meaning-laden glances the employees shot each other? They were all picturing the same things: Mandatory after-work happy...

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are tax-favored health plans that enable people to save money to pay for medically related expenses. Both FSAs and HSAs operate like a personal savings account. However, the money in these accounts can only be used for...

Although many employees take advantage of their employer's 401(k) plan offerings, some do not. In a 2017 report, Pew Research cited the following reasons for lack of participation: more pressing financial needs, problems with eligibility, or saving for children's tuition or the down payment on...