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Employee handbooks must be updated to comply with Illinois andor California laws
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • 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


ERISA: delinquent form 5500 filers must also file with the IRS
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • July 8 2014

Plan sponsors who fail to file Form 5500 annual reports are subject to penalties under ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code (the "Code"). The


A million dollar problem: paying field service engineers improperly
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • March 3 2014

Many clients employ Field Service Engineers ("FSEs") who install, service and repair a wide range of machinery (i.e., printing presses, injection


FMLA: caring for an adult child
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • July 8 2014

Recently, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reminded us that the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") provides eligible


ERISA: ESOP fiduciaries are not entitled to a presumption of prudence
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • July 9 2014

Last week, in one of its final opinions of the term, the Supreme Court of the United States (the "Court") held that ESOP fiduciary decisions to buy


Free fiduciary responsibility webcasts - today & tomorrow
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • March 23 2011

On Monday, March 21, 2011, the US Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration ("EBSA") announced that it will sponsor two "Getting It Right - Know Your Fiduciary Responsibilities" webcasts this week


Illinois legalizes the possession of a concealed handgun
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • August 5 2013

On July 9, 2013,Public Act 98-63, The Firearm Concealed Carry Act (the "Act") became law. With its passage, Illinois became the last state to authorize


Obamacare: we received a check from our insurance company. Can we keep the money?
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

Maybe. On March 23, 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA") added Section 2718 to the Public Health Services Act ("PHSA"). The


U.S. Department of Labor is investigating group health insurance plans
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • February 19 2013

Recently, a client received a letter from the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") notifying them that their group health insurance plan would be audited


Health care reform: more changes issued
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • February 14 2014

On Monday, February 10, 2014, the IRS issued final regulations relating to the employer mandate. Currently, Masuda Funai is reviewing the 200 pages