Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Benefit Plans (Notes)

Benefit Plans (Notes)
12 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2016
Compensation and Retirement Disclosure [Abstract]  
Compensation and Employee Benefit Plans [Text Block]
Benefit Plans:
Westell 401(k) Plan
The Company sponsors a 401(k) benefit plan (the Westell Plan), which covers substantially all of Westell, Inc.'s domestic employees. The Westell Plan is a salary reduction plan that allows employees to defer up to 100% of wages subject to Internal Revenue Service limits. The Westell Plan also allows for Company discretionary and matching contributions. In January 2014, the Company established the matching contribution percentage made by the Company of 50% of participants' contributions, up to 4%. Matching contribution expense in fiscal years 2016, 2015 and 2014 was approximately $0.4 million, $0.3 million and $0.1 million, respectively.