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Yahoo’s New Parental Leave Policy Raises Some Interesting FMLA Questions
Ann Curry’s Departure from the Today Show Presents a Number of Lessons for Employers
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Be Fired for a Tattoo?
President Obama Appoints Three Members to NLRB, but Will They Be Confirmed?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try To
What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Corporate Law Report: Global HR, Textual Harassment, Working Interviews, and Other Workplace Issues
As Supreme Court Defines “Clothes,” Biggest Impact Will Be on Judiciary’s Deference to DOL
How to Handle Illegal Interview Questions
Corporate Law Report: Workplace Romances, FMLA Changes, California Tax News, and More
Do 'Love Contracts' Ease the Risks of Office Relationships?
Lawsuit filed by a group of small business owners and individuals against the Internal Revenue Service over the agency’s “Subsidy Expansion Rule.”
From the Blog of Legal Times:
“Objecting to what they term an ‘Obamacare...more
On April 8, 2013, the Tennessee House of Representatives passed Senate Joint Resolution 1 by a vote of 80-8, giving final approval to a proposed constitutional amendment to ban a state income tax in Tennessee on payroll and...more
High Court considers the constitutionality of DOMA, which may create tax-refund opportunities for employers and employees before April 15....more
The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Treasury have released proposed regulations, a fact sheet, and a press release on the Affordable Care Act contraceptives coverage under Women's Preventive Health Services...more
Several agency actions on the Affordable Care Act out of HHS and Treasury last week include proposed regulations detailing exemptions from the shared responsibility tax, such as an exemption for those who would qualify for...more
Refund claims for employers should be filed on or before November 2, 2012.
On October 17, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance (Department) published guidance regarding the procedures for taxpayers to...more
In a case with far-reaching implications—including the potential for refund claims to be filed by any employer that has paid the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Mobility Tax (the MTA Payroll Tax or MCTMT)—a Nassau County...more
Taxpayers should act now to protect refund claims based on the New York Supreme Court's recent determination that the MTA Payroll Tax is unconstitutional.
On August 22, the New York State Supreme Court held that the New...more
On June 28, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling on the constitutionality of President Obama's health care reform legislation. The decision resulted in numerous questions due to the complexity of the...more
In a widely publicized recent health care ruling, the Supreme Court largely upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Court determined that the individual mandate is constitutional. However, the Court...more
SUPREME COURT HAS UPHELD KEY PORTIONS OF LANDMARK HEALTH CARE REFORM LEGISLATION
The United States Supreme Court issued a historic holding today, June 28, 2012. The Court has ruled that the Patient Protection and...more
In a 5-4 decision issued today and authored by Chief Justice John Roberts, the United States Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s individual mandate — the requirement that most individuals obtain health...more
At approximately 9:15 a.m. Central time this morning, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the Act). In a 5-4 decision delivered by Chief Justice John...more
In its highly anticipated decision in National Federation of Independent Business et al. v. Sebelius, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning that the “individual mandate” set forth in the Patient Protection and Affordable...more
Ending months of debate and uncertainty, on June 28, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the "Act") in a decision that surprised many who had expected all or a portion of the...more
The Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA,” commonly known as the health reform law). The Court, in a majority opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts,...more
Executive Summary: Today, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the individual mandate provision of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) as a valid tax, imposed within Congress' taxing...more
As previously reported the United States Supreme Court upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("ACA") by a 5-4 vote with Justice Roberts joining Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor and Kagan in upholding the...more
Today, the United States Supreme Court upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In a 5-4 decision authored by Chief Justice Roberts, the Court upheld the “individual mandate”— the requirement that everyone must...more
The long-anticipated decision by the U.S. Supreme Court (sometimes referred to in the press as the SCOTUS decision) regarding the constitutionality of the individual mandate portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable...more
For out-of-state corporations that do business in New Jersey through the use of “virtual offices,” the recent decision by the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey in Telebright Corporation, Inc. v. Director,...more
Over the past decade, more than a dozen states have forced independent contractors who are paid through Medicaid to join public-sector unions. In 2003, Illinois unionized home healthcare workers and imbued the Service...more
The Internal Revenue Service has issued proposed regulations implementing health insurance premium tax credits. The proposed regulations clarify the eligibility criteria for health insurance premium tax credits. In addition...more
Tom Watson (UK Member of Parliament for West Bromwich East) has recently written to Mr. Peter Wardle, the Chief Executive of the Electoral Standards Commission asking him to investigate potential breaches of the Political...more
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