cafeteria plan
n.
A fringe-benefit plan that allows employees to choose from a range of benefits, selecting them according to individual needs.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


cafeteria plan
A benefit program in which employees choose from a menu of options, such as health coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, and so on.
Category: Employment Law & HR → Employee Rights
Category: Employment Law & HR → Human Resources

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • cafeteria plan — Type of fringe benefit plan whereby employee, in addition to receiving certain basic fringe benefits, is permitted to also select and structure certain other types of benefits up to a specified dollar amount …   Black's law dictionary

  • cafeteria plan — a fringe benefit plan under which employees may choose from among various benefits those that best fit their needs up to a specified dollar value. [1985 90] …   Useful english dictionary

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