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HR Newsletter 1/28/20

January 28, 2020

In This Issue: Knock, Knock, Who’s There? OSHA Inspector! Tips for Handling Workplace Issues Related to the Big Game and Other Madness Chinese Coronavirus Outbreak – What Employers Need to Know The New Year Brings New Guidance on FLSA Issues from the U.S. Department of Labor DOL Issues Final Rule Addressing Joint Employer Status Under …

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Benefits Newsletter 1/21/20

January 21, 2020

In This Issue: Diverse Stakeholders Ask Supreme Court to Promptly Hear ACA Case Health Plan Sponsors Welcome Repeal of Cadillac Tax Employment Data, Employee Benefits and the CCPA Budget Spending Deal Contains Changes That Impact Employer-Sponsored Group Health Plans Questions Employees Are Asking in 2020 About ACA 1095-Cs Self-Funding Can Give Employers More Control Over …

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HR Newsletter 1/14/20

January 14, 2020

In This Issue: No Retaliation Where Documentation Supports Job Elimination and Termination for Performance EEOC Rescinds Policy Statement Disfavoring Arbitration Agreements NLRB Concludes Pending Workplace Investigations May Be Kept Sitting On The Job: When Sitting Is Requested As An ADA Accommodation No Magic Words Needed in Employee Requests for Leave That Might Be Protected By …

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Bulletin: 2020 Health Plan Compliance Calendar

January 13, 2020

Employers must comply with certain filing and disclosure requirements each year in connection with their group health plans. This chart summarizes some of the key requirements and is designed to be used as a tool to help facilitate annual compliance.        

Five Health Care Fights to Watch in 2020

January 10, 2020

Advocates hope lawmakers can beat the odds and move major health care legislation in the new year. 2019 opened with bipartisan talk of cracking down on drug prices and surprise medical bills. But it ended without major legislation signed into law on either front, and a host of other health care battles, including a lawsuit …

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Bulletin: ACA Developments

January 7, 2020

In This Bulletin: ACA Developments: Repealed Taxes, PCORI Fee Extension Appellate Court Decision What this Means for Employers                            

Benefits Newsletter 1/7/20

January 7, 2020

IN THIS ISSUE: Democratic AGs, House Ask Supreme Court for Expedited Review of Texas v. Azar Drugmakers Hike U.S. Prices on Over 200 Drugs Several New Laws Affect ACA and Employer-Sponsored Health Plans in 2020 Price Transparency: Agencies Issue Final Rule for Hospitals and Proposed Rule for Group Health Plans and Health Insurers Text of …

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