For the last several years, Fortune 500 companies have been the target of ERISA lawsuits that allege that various plan fiduciaries (company
In March 2011, as required by the Affordable Care Act, the Secretary of Labor provided the first Annual Report to Congress on Self-Insured Group Health Plans (the "Report").
On Thursday, October 28, 2010, in an effort to assist and educate employers about hiring veterans and wounded warriors, the US Department of Labor ("DOL") announced the introduction of a new online toolkit to guide employers through the hiring process.
The law requires employers to post notices describing the federal laws prohibiting discrimination in employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, equal pay, disability and genetic information.
Recently, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) announced that Providence Alaska Medical Center (“Providence”) has agreed to pay $220,000 and provide other relief to settle an age discrimination lawsuit on behalf of five (5) workers who were laid off and denied rehire because of their age.