The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently released a new set of rules governing the administration of employee wellness programs, and all employers sponsoring or considering sponsoring such plans should take note.  Here are some of the main takeaways. There’s No ADA Safe Harbor. The new regulations make clear that the EEOC does not consider […]

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In an ideal world, employer-sponsored student loan assistance and repayment programs would be as commonplace as health insurance and the 401(k). After all, it’s tough for younger workers to maximize their 401(k) contributions when they’re still trying to pay down an average post-college student loan debt of more than $33,000. As a result, while older […]

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Last week, the US Department of Education announced regulations aimed at protecting students at career colleges from taking on burdens of student loan debt, which they would not be able to repay. The regulations stipulate that the institutions offering career training programs must demonstrate improvements in their outcomes for students, or risk losing access to […]

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