Despite the struggling economy, commuter benefits remain on the benefits hot list

January 2010
Employee Benefit News;Jan2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p40
The article focuses on the commuter benefits offered by employers and the government in the U.S. It states that commuter benefit has gained an importance equal to health, retirement, and disability. The boosts given by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act through the increase of transit and parking benefits and the increase in the number of employers giving tax-free commuter benefits are discussed. According to the TransitCenter survey, the commuter benefits provided by companies have contributed to environmental sustainability.


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