Were the Doors thinking about the prospect of unionized college football when they wrote and performed “The End”? That’s how many of us felt when the NLRB ruled that Northwestern University football players could form a union. Now that the shock and awe has faded, what should we expect for the future?
In the words of noted American statesman Benjamin Franklin, “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Given Franklin’s thoughts, yesterday’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of United States v. Quality Stores, Inc., probably would have come as no surprise. In that case, the court […]
A recent Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals case involving the rape of an employee by her superior clarifies the Tenth Circuit’s case law on when an individual is considered a “supervisor,” and also provides a cautionary tale for employers regarding taking adequate steps to prevent and correct sexual harassment.
Last week’s announcement by President Obama of a planned increase to the number of employees who would be entitled to receive overtime pay set off a barrage of reactions. The new rules would allow some “executive” or “administrative” salaried employees to be eligible for overtime pay.
Trouble comes in all shapes and sizes. Any employer who’s ever been targeted for an agency investigation or audit, threatened with fines or penalties, or hit with a lawsuit will agree that an ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure. The steps you take to stay in compliance now can most assuredly […]
During this one-hour complimentary webinar, employee benefits attorneys Brandon Long and John Papahronis will be joined by special guest Teah Corley, CEO of PremierSource, to discuss what employers need to know to quickly get a good handle on the newly issued IRS final regulations on the Affordable Care Act’s so-called “play or pay” employer mandate.
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IRS outlines new reporting requirements for employers on health care coverage
As has been widely discussed since its enactment in 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes new penalties on individuals who do not have health care coverage and on certain large employers who do not offer health care coverage to their employees (and their dependents). In order to assist the IRS in the enforcement of […]