Top Ten Benefits Compliance Issues for Open Enrollment

Aug 09, 2016

As we get closer to the vast majority of employers’ open enrollment period for 2017 benefit programs, special attention should be paid to new heath and welfare plan compliance issues. Changes to ...

Top Legal Updates

Aug 05, 2016

Don't miss our top legal updates from last month: Labor Relations: NLRB Says: Settle or ElseBenefits: DOL Proposes Major Changes to Annual Reporting Requirements for Health Plans PCOR Fees Due ...

Top Legal Updates

Jul 20, 2016

Don't miss our top legal updates from last month: Wage & Hour Law: Supreme Court "Punts" on FLSA Service Advisor Exemption at DealershipsLabor Relations: Take Action Now: Persuader Rule ...

DOL Proposes Major Changes to Annual Reporting Requirements for Health Plans

Jul 18, 2016

Major changes to annual reporting requirements for health plans are in the works. Group health plans of all sizes, including those with fewer than 100 members that are currently exempt from reporting ...

NLRB Says: Settle or Else…

Jul 14, 2016

In a seemingly innocuous memo dated July 1, 2016, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) significantly increased pressure on federal contractor employers to settle unfair labor practice charges ...

Alert: PCOR Fees Due Aug. 1 for Self-funded Group Health Plans

Jul 11, 2016

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) developed the Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Institute to improve the quality of information available to help patients, clinicians, caregivers, employers, ...

OSHA Penalties to Increase Aug. 1

Jul 07, 2016

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced that maximum penalties for violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act will increase by 78% on Aug. 1, 2016. Thereafter, the DOL will adjust ...

Supreme Court “Punts” on FLSA Service Advisor Exemption at Dealerships

Jun 22, 2016

  On June 20, the U.S. Supreme Court avoided issuing a major ruling on whether an automobile dealership’s service advisors fall into the same category as dealership salesmen, partsmen, and ...

Is the “Cure” Worse Than the “Disease?” The Impact of New OSHA Regulations on Drug Testing

Jun 17, 2016

New regulations issued last month by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) purport to encourage employees to report work-related accidents and injuries by affording them greater ...

Take Action Now: Persuader Rule Update

Jun 16, 2016

With its new "persuader rules" scheduled to become effective July 1, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) is feeling the heat of withering criticism. In response to lawsuits challenging aspects of the ...
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