November 2, 2018 Get out to vote, and get PTO 44% of US companies are providing their employees with paid time off to vote during the 2018 mid-term elections. Is the gig-economy the ‘new normal’ economy? Nearly one-in-three workers, over 50 million Americans, work as free lancers. From side-hustles to full-time work made up of part-time gigs, the nature of work is changing. Is Tinder making our surgeons worse? A professor of surgery at the Imperial College in London has stated that students are losing manual dexterity due to the amount of time spent on their phones (swiping right, or left?) making them less apt to be able to perform complex surgical procedures. IRS Announces Contribution and Benefit Limits for 2019 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2019.