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Bricker & Eckler LLP | USA | 20 Jun 2014
DOL proposes rule to expand FMLA coverage to same-sex marriages
The Department of Labor (DOL) announced today a proposed rule extending the protections of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to all eligible
Bricker & Eckler LLP | USA | 20 Sep 2013
Department of Labor issues guidance on definitions of “spouse” and “marriage” following DOMA decision
In response to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Windsor, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued Technical Release 2013-04 on
Bricker & Eckler LLP | USA | 8 Mar 2013
New FMLA rules, posting and model forms: effective today, 382013
Last month, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued revisions to certain Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) regulations that relate to: (1) the FMLA's
Bricker & Eckler LLP | USA | 8 Aug 2011
More than $1.1 million approved for advanced-energy jobs training in Ohio
The Ohio Department of Development has approved more than $1.1 million in Energizing Careers Program grants for ten Ohio companies to assist in training workers in advanced energy technologies, including wind, solar and biomass.
Bricker & Eckler LLP | USA | 7 Jun 2011
The new smartphone app: are your FLSA time records in order?
On May 10, 2011, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a free timesheet application for smartphones (currently limited to iPhone and iPod Touch) to “help employees independently track the hours they work and determine the wages they are owed” in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Bricker & Eckler LLP | USA | 18 Apr 2011
What's new for the week of April 18, 2011
For publication in the May 5, 2011 Federal Register, text relating to proposed rules to implement a hospital readmissions reduction program and related quality data reporting measures; part of the CMS Proposed Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Fiscal Year 2012 Rates.
Bricker & Eckler LLP | USA | 13 Apr 2011
FLSA protects oral complaints
The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) prohibits employers from discriminating against an employee because the employee has "filed any complaint."
Bricker & Eckler LLP | USA | 4 Apr 2011
What's new for the week of April 4, 2011
FAQs on various provisions affecting employers and health plans posted by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Employee Benefits Security Administration.
Bricker & Eckler LLP | USA | 17 Jan 2011
What's new for the week of January 10, 2011
CMS proposed rules appearing in the Federal Register on January 13, 2011 to implement the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing program under which value-based incentive payments will be made in a fiscal year to hospitals that meet performance standards with respect to a performance period for the fiscal year involved.
Bricker & Eckler LLP | USA | 11 Jan 2011
DOL enforcement update
In 2010, the Department of Labor (DOL) reiterated its commitment to the aggressive enforcement of federal employment laws for which it is responsible, such as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), through increased staffing and various employee protection initiatives.