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WERC Ruling Makes Most Employee Health Insurance Language in Collective Bargaining Agreements with Wisconsin Public Safety Unions Illegal

On July 6, 2022, the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) issued a pair of decisions with major state-wide implications for municipal employers and their public safety unions. In City of Racine (police), Decision No. 39446 (WERC, 7-6-22) and City of Racine (firefighters), Decision No. 39447 (WERC, 7-6-22), the WERC held that municipal employers are prohibited…

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Employee Benefits Update: IRS Benefit Plan Limitations

Earlier this week, the Internal Revenue Service issued the various retirement plan limitations for 2018. There are changes to some of the most important numbers from 2017: Elective Deferral Limit $18,500 Catch-Up Contributions $6,000 415 (Total) Plan Limit $55,000 Compensation Limit $275,000 See an up-to-date chart that shows the historical limits from 2014 through 2018,…

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