Most indexed 401(k)s beat managed funds

  • April 02, 2014

Only about 20% of managed 401(k) funds deliver better returns that those that are simply indexed to broader market performance, according to research conducted by the...

Cash is king for light-fingered workers

  • April 01, 2014

Almost two-thirds of small businesses have been victims of employee theft, and 40% of the time, the employee took money, according to University of Cincinnati criminal...

Are retreat prizes taxable income?

  • March 01, 2014

Q. We hold a team-building retreat every year where we give employees prizes after completing certain challenges. Are those prizes considered taxable income?

To pay or not to pay for donning & doffing?

  • December 27, 2013

A few years back, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that chicken processing employees had to be paid for time spent putting on and taking off special protective clothing...

How should we pay for overnight travel?

  • September 22, 2013

Q. I know that the laws on overnight travel time are more restrictive in California than under federal law. Does the overnight travel rule under federal law apply in...