- November 26, 2018 at 7:52 pm #285687
Does the employer have to show you your fringe benefits that they are claiming?
Do you need to Sign off on anything regarding your fringe benefits?November 26, 2018 at 8:00 pm #287600
Fringe benefits are something that employers can offer (but unless they have at least 50 FTE they’re not required to offer any benefits, and even then, only healthcare is required.)
It’s a best practice for employers to list their benefits in an offer letter or in the employee handbook, but it’s not required. The only thing required is that IF they offer benefits, they have to do so in a fair manner so that no protected class of people are discriminated against.
It’s up to the employer to choose what benefits to offer, how to offer them and to set up their administration in a fair way — which may mean they ask employees to sign that they’ve been offered benefits. Typically, benefit contributions that an employer makes on your behalf are listed on a paystub. However, paystub requirements vary by state.
Here are some articles that may help (and you can share with employer if you like).
Laura, HRDecember 3, 2018 at 3:50 pm #290302
Fringe benefits are additional compensation provided to employees above and beyond an agreed-upon wage or salary. Besides helping employees, offering fringe benefits helps employers tremendously from a recruiting perspective. Among similarly focused companies, employers can find it challenging to attract desired talent based on salary alone. By offering fringe benefits, especially those not available through a competitor, an employer stands a greater chance of attracting the level of talent it needs or wants.
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