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Implications Of The Supreme Court's Tennessee Retailers Decision
As virtually everyone in the US alcohol beverage industry knows, last week the US Supreme Court handed down its opinion in Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Assn
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16 Jul 2019
Family Ties: Connecticut Passes Paid Family And Medical Leave
Connecticut enacted a paid family and medical leave law, which provides paid leave to eligible employees and expand allowable reasons for such leave.
United States
9 Jul 2019
HHS Proposes To Revise Discount Safe Harbor Protections For Drug Rebates
On January 31, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a notice of proposed rulemaking
United States
13 Feb 2019
2018 Digital Health Data Developments – Navigating Change In 2019
Data privacy and security legislation and enforcement saw significant activity in 2018 and early 2019.
United States
8 Feb 2019
A Momentary Victory For The ACA: Federal Judge Issues A Nationwide Injunction Against Trump Administration's Contraceptive Coverage Carve Outs
On January 14, 2019, US District Judge Wendy Beetlestone in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration's carveouts to the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) contraceptive coverage mandate.
United States
29 Jan 2019
Health Care Dominates FCA Judgments And Settlements In 2018
On December 21, just before the government shutdown began, the Civil Division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its fiscal 2018 False Claims Act (FCA) statistics.
United States
7 Jan 2019
Death By A Thousand Cuts–Will The ACA Survive?
Late in the afternoon on Friday, December 14, Federal US District Judge Reed O'Connor struck down the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in its entirety, a feat that was, for the past few years,
United States
20 Dec 2018
ERISA Class-Action Litigation Over Fees In Health And Welfare Plans
Sponsors and fiduciaries of health and welfare plans should be aware of a recently filed class-action lawsuit against alleged fiduciaries of a health plan.
United States
14 Dec 2018
IRS Announces 2019 Employee Benefit Plan Limits
Recently the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Social Security Administration announced the cost-of-living adjustments to the applicable dollar limits on various employer-sponsored retirement and welfare plans and the Social Security wage base for 2019.
United States
8 Nov 2018
Paving The Way For More HRAs
President Trump signed an executive order last year directing the Secretaries of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services to consider proposing regulations to "increase the usability of HRAs."
United States
7 Nov 2018
Wellness Initiatives And Designing Consumer Driven Health Plans
During the most recent Tax in the City event in Dallas, Partners Erin Turley and Judith Wethall, presented on the rise of consumer driven health care. Some popular programs they discussed include...
United States
25 Sep 2018
Legal Update On Select Health And Welfare Plan Issues
In a presentation to the Silicon Valley Employers Forum, Susan M. Nash discussed recent updates to select health and welfare plans while outlining some potential issues.
United States
22 Dec 2016
Responding To Marketplace Notices
Employers may appeal the Marketplace notices if there has been a mistake regarding assertions made by the employee.
United States
10 Aug 2016
Proposed Changes To Form 5500 Would Significantly Increase Reporting Obligations For Health And Welfare Plan Sponsors
The DOL is seeking written comments on the proposed changes, which must be provided by October 4, 2016.
United States
8 Aug 2016
OSHA And MSHA Increase Penalties For Workplace Safety Violations
On July 1, 2016, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) increased the maximum penalties under the Occupational Safety and Health Act by about 78 percent to account for inflation.
United States
13 Jul 2016
OSHA Proposes New Silica Dust Standard
On August 23, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration released its long-awaited proposal to considerably toughen its regulation of respirable crystalline silica—the most common form of which is quartz.
United States
5 Sep 2013
D.C. Circuit Disapproves Of Continuing-Violation Theory In OSHA Recordkeeping Cases
In AKM dba Volks Constructors, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor (OSHA) may no longer issue citations alleging that an employer failed, more than six months before, to record an employee injury.
United States
13 Apr 2012
OSHA Proposes Changes To Injury/Illness Reporting And Recordkeeping Requirements
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration proposes to expand reporting requirements for serious injuries and to revise the list of industries partially exempt from injury and illness recordkeeping requirements.
United States
7 Jul 2011
Protecting America's Workers Act of 2009: A Plan to Give OSHA A Lot More Teeth
The comprehensive reform envisioned under PAWA would dramatically change the regulatory regime faced by employers.
United States
2 Dec 2010
Did Your Business Make the OSHA Primary Inspection List?
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has narrowed its Site-Specific Targeting primary inspection list to 4,100 workplaces with high rates of workplace injuries.
United States
2 Sep 2010
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