Woman holding money Months after tax reform provided businesses with big breaks, the benefits are still coming for employees. (Photo: Shutterstock)

After the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act last December, company after company announced how they would put their windfall to use for their employees (or in many cases, themselves). Companies aren't just sharing the benefits of tax reform by giving employees raises and bonuses – they are also using their windfalls to boost other employee benefits.

More than six months later, the benefits are still coming. Boeing recently announced that it has launched new workforce development programs as a result of tax reform, which were actually suggested by its employees. The Chicago-based aircraft manufacturer crowdsourced more than 40,000 ideas from employees through an online survey and dozens of iPad-equipped "Idea Stations" at Boeing sites worldwide.

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.