Thursday, April 24, 2014

Employers Encourage Employees To "Drop The Fork"

By Coleen Elkins

More employers are encouraging their employees to drop the fork and pick up their laced shoes. The employers motive is to reduce the cost of healthcare and health insurance in the future. This tactic has some concerned such as older workers that have chronic conditions. It will remain to be seen as whether this will truly have a positive impact once the employer mandate takes effect. Taxes as high as 40 percent could be implemented on more benefit rich plans in 2018.

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