Apr 22, 2021  By John Hyde

What are the unknown risks of group benefits?

When discussing a benefits plan with a potential hire, employers must be vigilant about any representations they make to the employee regarding such a plan.

If they provide incorrect information to the employee, even before they ever sign an employment contract, the organization can be on the hook for the difference in what benefits the employee thought they were eligible for, and what benefits they are in fact eligible for.

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