Employers Law Update - October 2012


In This Issue:

Health Care Reform Update; Federal Court Holds That FLSA's "Fluctuating Workweek" Method of Overtime Compensation Violates PA Law; Recent Decision Calls “At-Will Disclaimers” Into Question Under NLRA; NLRB Decision Could Interfere With Workplace Investigations; Employers Required to Use New FCRA Notices Effective January 1, 2013; Federal Appeals Court Gives Wellness Program a Clean Bill of Health; and EEOC Strategic Enforcement Plan.

- Excerpt from Health Care Reform Update:

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”), otherwise known as Health Care Reform, is now 2 ½ years old. It narrowly survived its first major legal challenge with the Supreme Court’s decision in July. Time will tell whether PPACA survives the upcoming elections – although it seems likely that many of PPACA’s pre-2014 requirements will remain in effect regardless of which party wins the presidency. In the meantime, employers and health plans must be mindful of the flurry of compliance requirements that will soon take effect under the Act. Here is a quick look at the PPACA compliance issues that employers and health plans should be focused on now...

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Health Updates, Insurance Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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