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Subject: Re: Employer Contributions Date: 8/5/1999 8:31 PM
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. Are there any advantages for the employer to match
a portion of the contribution I make?


i'll be corrected if wrong, but i'm pretty sure the
only advantage to your employer is YOU are happier
(and new employees are easier to recruit).

otoh:
my employer does Not match, and 'splains it this way:

the match is money. it has to come from somewhere,
and it only benefits "a few"....

* if it comes from salaries, that hurts everyone.
* if it comes from other benefits, that hurts everyone.
* if it comes out of profits, that depresses the stock
price and hurts 'everyone' (we all have Options, and
we all can use ESPP).
* if it comes from decreased staff, that hurts everyone
(gotta take up the slack, unless YOU are the
one laid-off).

that last one stopped me, cuz it was said with an air
of , "you bein' a trouble-maker, kid?"

you decide......

good luck,

jp
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