On the bandwagon

Bridgeford, Lydell C.
September 2007
Employee Benefit News;Sep2007, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p46
The article investigates the trend in which employers in the U.S. have adopted 401(k) automatic enrollment and Roth 401(k) accounts. According to a survey of 163 organizations with defined contribution and defined benefit plans, conducted by the Employee Benefit Research Institute and Mercer Human Resource Consulting, 66% of employers either have adopted automatic enrollment or are considering adding the feature. About 32% non-profit organizations have added automatic enrollment.


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