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

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • 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

Illinois civil union law takes effect June 1, 2011

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2011

On January 31, 2011, Governor Pat Quinn of Illinois signed the Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act (the "Civil Union Law") into law

Don’t breach your 401(k) plan fiduciary duty

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 8 2011

On November 1, 2011, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced that, pursuant to a consent judgment and order filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California’s Southern Division, the former CEO and CFO of an East Los Angeles community hospital were ordered to repay over $600,000, plus post judgment interest, to the hospital’s retirement saving plan

Annual report on self-insured group health plan has limited value

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 7 2012

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires the Secretary of Labor to provide Congress with an annual report regarding self-insured employee health benefit plans and the employers that sponsor them

New retirement plan limitations for 2013

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

Recently, the Internal Revenue Service announced the cost-of-living adjustments affecting the dollar limitations for pension plans for tax year 2013

Wage and hour continues to focus on vulnerable and misclassified workers

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2012

On February 13, 2012, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) published its part of President Obama’s fiscal year 2013 budget request to Congress

Dependent coverage until age 26 must be provided by group health plans

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 17 2010

On Monday, May 10, 2010, the Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services issued interim final regulations implementing the requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA") that required group health plans and insurance issuers provide dependent coverage for children until they have attained age 26

Can a company really keep its current health insurance plan?

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2010

Prior to the passage of the massive health care reform law in March 2010, which is commonly referred to as the "Affordable Care Act," President Obama stated on several occasions that "if you like your health plan, you can keep it."

Ten steps to avoid liability in terminations

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2013

One of the most important tasks of a human resource professional, CFO and president of a company is determining the risk involved in terminating