Since enactment of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), the regulators have promulgated a myriad of regulations implementing the ACA’s requirements for group health plans. Over the past several years, the Obama administration has...more
The workplace that we know today is rapidly changing. Competition for highly skilled workers is fierce, employees have become more mobile (due, in part, to alternative work arrangements or outsourcing), and there are often...more
On May 2, 2014, the U.S. Departments of Labor and Health and Human Services published a series of guidance and model notices clarifying the provision of health insurance to recently terminated employees. The Department of...more
What is "the cloud," and what on Earth (pun intended) does cloud computing have to do with employment law?
While many definitions abound, cloud computing at its core is a form of remote electronic data storage,...more
Health care flexible spending accounts ("FSAs") established pursuant to a cafeteria plan under Section 125 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, have long permitted employees to make pre-tax salary contributions...more
On September 13, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") published Technical Release 2013-03 ("Technical Release"), which provides guidance on the application of certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable...more
On May 8, 2013, the Employee Benefits Security Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") issued Technical Release No. 2013-02 ("Release") providing important guidance under the Patient Protection and Affordable...more