The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has launched an affirmative enforcement effort to identify and correct violations of the Fair Chance Act. California’s Fair Chance or ‘Ban-the-Box’ laws generally prohibit employers with five or more employees from asking about a job applicant’s conviction history before making a conditional job offer and requires specific procedures for considering an applicant’s criminal history after a conditional job offer has been made.

2022 contribution limit for 401(k) plans will increase to $20,500. Employees 50 and older can make an annual catch-up contribution up to $6,500 in 2022 (same as 2021), for a total contribution of $27,000.

There are many benefits for employers that offer a 401(k) plan. It can give employers an edge when it comes to attracting and retaining talent. And 401(k) plans are tax-deductible for employers.

Jason Resnick

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