Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
A Moment of Simple Justice - Stop Talking
Waldman: Stop Immunizing Websites That Allow Harassment
Busy Days For Voting Rights Advocates, Thanks to SCOTUS
A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy
Bringing a Lawsuit to Find Out What Happened and Why
A Moment of Simple Justice - Death by Cop
A Moment of Simple Justice - Ferguson & the Media
A Moment of Simple Justice - Revenge Porn
The Evolution of Informed Consent in U.S. Courts
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 71-World Cup Report-Part IV
Why Does BigLaw Have So Few Black Partners?
Friedman: Abramson Dismissal a 'Teachable Moment' for Companies
New Program Helps Women Lawyers Return to BigLaw
A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
End Game in the Fight Over Same Sex Marriage?
Is Punishment Dead in America?
Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013
NYC Gifted Programs Should Rely on 'Math,' Lawyer Says
Coyle: Robert's SCOTUS Doesn't Respect Congress
On Friday October 17, 2014, same sex marriages became legal in Arizona. What are the changes that Arizona employers and their HR professionals need to be aware of?
1. The definition of spouse in employee manuals and...more
On July 2, 2013, the U.S. Treasury Department delayed enforcement of the employer “play or pay” mandate penalties and reporting requirements one year to 2015, stating that covered employers should still comply with the...more
Although the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA” or the “Act”) is now over three years old, the Act’s core requirements will not take effect until 2014....more
Since 2006, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has prohibited health plans from discriminating based upon an individual’s health status. Since many modern wellness programs are expressly designed...more
If the U.S. Supreme Court rules that the federal Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) is unconstitutional in Windsor v. U.S., which is expected to be decided this month, will employers that offer health benefits to employees’...more
In this Issue:
- Top News
..Large Hospital Systems Settles for $25.5 Million for False Claims Act Allegations
..Catholics’ Challenge to Contraceptive Coverage Mandate Dismissed As Not Ripe
In This Issue:
- Criminal Background Checks on Employees
- Lottery Winnings and Gift Taxes
- Fair Housing Act Doesn’t Apply to Roommates
- Land Purchasers Get Money Back
- LLC Member Personally Liable
Last week, the United States Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Ac, the sweeping new health care law enacted by Congress and signed into law by President Obama in 2010. Proponents and opponents of the law each have...more
Governor Jerry Brown has approved numerous significant new laws affecting California employers. The following highlights some of these changes.
New Mandatory Employee Notification Requirements (AB 469); California...more
The Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act (Public Act 096-1513), which took effect June 1, 2011, provides civil union partners in Illinois all of the legal rights and obligations to which opposite-sex...more
Article first published in The Journal Record - March 17, 2011.
With all the changes that have resulted from the recent health care reform legislation, one change could help make things easier for small employers - the...more
These group health plan rules continue to confuse and confound. As such, the IRS is delaying the application of the nondiscrimination rules. The nondiscrimination rules for insured group health plans are part of the Patient...more
This Article Authored by McAfee & Taft Attorney: Jim Prince.
Effective for Plan Years which begin after September 23, 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the "Patient Protection Act") prohibits...more
On December 22, 2010, the Internal Revenue Service, with the agreement of the United States Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services, announced that non-grandfathered, fully-insured group health plans...more
The good news: IRS has delayed one of the thornier provisions of federal health reform that would affect all employers: changes to W-2 reporting requirements.
The bad news: Employers may well have to change the way they...more
In This Issue:
*First Wave of Health Care Reform About to Hit Group Health Plans
*Insured Health Plans to Comply with Nondiscrimination Rules
*Health Plan Coverage of Adult Children Is Tax Free
*PPACA Provides a...more
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