In February, we reported that the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule that could make it easier for small businesses to join together to
The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has issued a final rule under Title I of the Employee Retirement Income
Employers who sponsor a wellness plan and service providers that offer wellness plans to their customers should be aware of recent enforcement
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In Roe v. Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, No. 12-cv-04788 (NSR), 58 EBC 1077, 2014 WL 1760343 (S.D. N.Y. May 1, 2014), the United States District
On October 9, 2011, California Governor Jerry Brown finally addressed the bulk of the labor and employment-related bills passed by the California state legislature during the first half of the 2011-2012 session.
On July 29, 2011, the New York State Department of Tax and Finance issued guidance regarding the impact of New York's legalization of same-sex marriage on the tax treatment of employee benefits provided to same-sex spouses.
The IRS has issued Notice 2011-1, which provides relief from the requirement that non-grandfathered employer-sponsored insured group health plans not discriminate in favor of highly compensated individuals.
Insured group health plans will be subject to new non-discrimination requirements under the health care reform legislation enacted earlier this year (collectively referred to as the Act), unless they are "grandfathered."
This article addresses a provision of the Health Care Reform Law that has not gotten as much press as some of the other provisions, such as the requirement to cover adult children to age 26 or the elimination of lifetime limits on coverage.