Of the companies that have suspended matching contributions to their 401(k) plan, nearly half, 46.7%, have either already reinstated the match or plan to do so in the first quarter of 2010, the Profit Sharing/401k Council of America found. Among large companies, 52.7% have restored the match or plan to do so.

Overall, 76.8% of companies match their employees’ contributions, the council found. In addition, the majority of participants continued to participate in their employer’s plan and maintained deferral levels.

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