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Workers' compensation and COBRA coverage: the forgotten employer obligation

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2015

Employers fail to offer COBRA continuation notices to qualified beneficiaries for any number of reasons. However, with regard to workers'

Employee handbooks must be updated to comply with Illinois andor California laws

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2015

New Illinois and California laws require most companies to post new notices and draft new policies for their employee handbooks. The Illinois Human

Company and its officers sued for unpaid wages

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2012

Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor sued a New Hampshire painting and construction company and its president, vice-president and treasurer in their individual capacities to recover unpaid wages and liquidated damages for 57 employees

IRS increases business miles reimbursement rate

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 5 2011

In Announcement 2011-40, the Internal Revenue Service revised the optional standard mileage rates for computing the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business purposes

New government initiatives to improve retirement savings

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 22 2009

On September 5, 2009, President Obama and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner announced several new steps designed to make it easier for all Americans to save for retirement

DOL and IRS will share information on employee misclassification

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2011

On Monday, September 19, 2011, Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis signed a memorandum of understanding with the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) to improve the agencies’ coordination regarding the practice of misclassifying employees as independent contractors

DOL will continue to target employers that misclassify workers

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2010

Built around a vision of “good jobs for everyone,” President Obama’s fiscal year (FY) 2011 budget includes a request for $117 billion for the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”

Insurance premium rebates, can the company keep the money?

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2014

Maybe. Recently, several clients have received large premium rebate checks from their group health insurance company and have asked for guidance on

No universal coverage under Senate Finance Committee’s health care reform bill

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2009

On Tuesday, October 13th, the Senate Finance Committee approved its version of a health care reform bill, "America’s Healthy Future Act of 2009" (the "Act"

COBRA subsidy extended through March 31

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 15 2010

On March 2, 2010, the Temporary Extension Act of 2010 (the "Act") was signed into law