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SCOTUS to review health care reform
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2011

As expected, the Supreme Court has agreed to rule on the constitutionality of key provisions of the Affordable Care Act.


Illinois and New York state tax treatment of domestic partner health coverage
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2011

Recent changes to Illinois and New York state laws impact health benefits, specifically the taxation of covering domestic partners, civil union partners and same-sex spouses.


NLRB issues complaint against non-union employer for firing employees over Facebook postings
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2011

On May 9, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued yet another complaint against a non-union employer who terminated five employees because of Facebook postings about work conditions.


NLRB division of advice: inappropriate and offensive Twitter postings not pertaining to employment conditions are not protected by NLRA
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2011

On May 10, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board's Division of Advice released an Advice Memorandum (Memo) instructing one of its regional offices to dismiss an unfair labor practice charge filed by an employee who was terminated for posting offensive statements on a work-related Twitter account.


Connecticut "Amazon" provision signed into law, Colorado takes steps to modify its reporting rule
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2011

The momentum that began building earlier this year with respect to the so-called "Amazon" laws has carried on into the spring as state legislatures continue to debate the advisability of such provisions.


FDA releases first rules as part of Food Safety Modernization Act implementation
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2011

On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its first two rules implementing portions of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).


New agency FAQ provides grandfathered plan guidance
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2011

The latest health care reform implementation FAQ Part VI provides further guidance on grandfathered health plans.


Information collections & claims procedures
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2011

The DOL is requesting comments on the "information collections" that are imposed on non-grandfathered group health plans by the claims and appeal regulations under health care reform.


PPACA individual mandate: 3 to 2 in favor of constitutionality
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2011

On February 22, United States District Judge Gladys Kessler for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of the constitutionality of the “individual mandate” provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), and dismissed the lawsuit brought by individual plaintiffs for failure to state a claim (Mead v. Holder).


NLRB's "nip-in-the-bud" memo accelerates timeline for processing unfair labor practice charges
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2010

On September 30, 2010, NLRB General Counsel Lafe Solomon issued a memorandum outlining new procedures and timelines geared at encouraging the filing and expediting of petitions for injunctions under Section 10(j) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).