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EEOC challenges Honeywell’s wellness program
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2014

The EEOC recently sued Honeywell International, Inc., claiming that Honeywell's wellness program violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA


Undocumented worker can cause health plan problems
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2014

Employers know that since the 1980s they have been required to check the lawful work status of employees that they hire through the I-9 process


Independent contractor or employee it can depend upon who has the burden of proof
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2013

Those of us who work in the benefits area understand that the distinction between employee and independent contractor is an important one, but one in


Gas prices must be going down
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2013

Every year the IRS issues optional standard mileage rates that can be used by taxpayers to calculate the deductible cost of operating an automobile


IRS wins one at Supreme Court: severance pay is subject to FICA tax
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2014

I blogged about the Quality Stores decision which at the district court and court of appeals levels held that certain severance payments were not


Compensation and employee benefits alert: new CHIPRA notice requirements
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2010

Last year, Congress passed the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA), which changed some eligibility and enrollment features of group health plans


HIRE Act tax benefits
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2010

On March 18, 2010, two new tax benefits were enacted as part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act


Two new tax benefits aid employers who hire and retain unemployed workers
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2010

On March 18, 2010, two new tax benefits were enacted as part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act


Penalty for employer missed COBRA notice affirmed
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2014

Almost two years ago I blogged about a federal district court decision from Alabama that imposed a penalty of $37,950 ($75 a day) on an employer that


The Supreme Court will decide whether FICA taxes is owed on severance pay
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2013

I blogged here and here about Quality Stores, a case in which the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held that severance pay is not subject to FICA