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No more DACA: What does that mean for employers?

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program granted certain aliens work authorization for two-year periods. President Trump recently rescinded the DACA program. To wind down the program, those facing renewal between September 5 and March 5, 2018, could still seek renewal as long as that is done prior to October 5, 2017.  

Breaking news on EEO-1

As of August 29, 2017, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) decided to postpone indefinitely the pay requirements of EEO-1. What should employers do who have undergone or are in the midst of a pay equity analysis? Consider staying the course. Although the rules that prompted this may be on hold, there is no guarantee they are going away completely.

How employers can help alleviate employees’ student loan debt

Employees with student loan debt may experience financial stress and be less likely to participate in employee-funded benefit plans like 401(k) plans, life insurance and disability plans, voluntary benefits, and even health insurance. Keeping the benefits “status quo” may not only be counterproductive with respect to employees with high student debt loads, it can also limit a company’s ability to attract and retain Millennials. Employers are using various benefits strategies to address employees whose ability to save for retirement and weather financial crises is affected by student loan debt. 

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