Monday, June 02, 2008

Some Firms Help with Fuel Costs

Grossbard & Associates, a 28-employee accounting firm in Houston, is helping its staff cope with rising gasoline prices in the simplest way: It put an extra $50 in their paychecks recently.

Grossbard is among a growing number of employers that are going out of their way to help workers grapple with the increasing cost of getting to and from the office. Companies are launching a variety of relief initiatives such as providing alternate ways to get to work - including purchasing buses and vans to give employees free rides - and changing corporate policies to accommodate workers who travel for their jobs.

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Commuter relief: Companies help employees deal with fuel costs [Deseret News]

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