With the passages of H.B.1 on July 17, 2009, Ohio joined a growing number of states using cafeteria plans as a means for expanding health insurance coverage.
Last year, we reported on a federal court decision, Rodrigues v. The Scotts Co., which suggested that an employer can be liable for terminating an employee for engaging in legal but unhealthy off-duty conduct.
You may have thought you had enough on your plate in trying to implement the new COBRA premium subsidy legislation.
In what is being hailed as "the first civil rights bill of the new century," Congress overwhelmingly passed a bill that prohibits the use of genetic information and genetic testing in underwriting with respect to health insurance and employment.
Today, President Bush signed the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (“GINA”), which Congress passed in late April.
A bill that would prohibit the use of genetic information and genetic testing in underwriting with respect to health insurance and employment was passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on April 25, 2007 by a vote of 420-3.