Tag: Authorization Form

Question: When an employee changes a benefits election mid-plan year, does the § 125 cafeteria plan require the employee to sign an authorization form that contains the pre-tax cafeteria plan language? Answer: Section 125 plans are allowed to take passive enrollment, meaning no document is required, as long as the employee has been informed of the process…

Question: If we remove the question “Have you ever been convicted of a crime?” from our employment application, is there a concern if that question is on the background check authorization form provided by the third party administrator? Answer: No. Most, if not all, authorization forms for background check purposes will list this question. The…