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Finance Bill 2020: Key Insolvency Measures

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On 11 July the government published draft legislation for the Finance Bill 2020. We set out below details of the key insolvency measures in the proposed legislation. The draft legislation is open for technical consultation...more

Proskauer - Employee Benefits & Executive...

Digging into the New HRA Regulations, Part 3 – Premium Tax Credit and Employer Mandate Impact on Individual Coverage HRAs

As part of our ongoing series on the final regulations expanding the availability of health reimbursement accounts (“HRAs”), we discussed the newly-created Individual Coverage HRAs, which generally allow for employers to...more

K&L Gates LLP

Oregon’s New Paid Family and Medical Leave Act

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On the final day of the 2019 legislative session, Oregon approved Senate Bill 2005, the Oregon Family and Medical Leave Act (the “Act”). ...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Connecticut Enacts Business Tax Credit for Student Loan Assistance

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Connecticut recently passed "An Act Establishing a Tax Credit for Employers That Make Payments on Certain Loans Issued to Employees by the Connecticut Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority" (Act). The Act, signed on...more

Littler

Littler Global Guide - Sweden - Q2 2019

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New Rules Limit the Right to Take Industrial Actions - New Legislation Enacted - On June 18, 2019, the Parliament passed a bill to expand the peace obligation in workplaces with a collective bargaining agreement in...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Latest Developments and Deadlines Regarding the New Massachusetts PFML Law

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Important deadlines concerning the new Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) law are approaching. In June 2019, the Massachusetts legislature passed legislation to delay the start of employer and employee...more

Dentons

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) – proposed new scheme to replace end of service gratuity

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Background and drivers for change - The DIFC is in the process of considering a new scheme to replace end of service gratuity, which is a lump sum payment payable to employees upon termination of employment. The...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

DC Paid Leave Tax: Contributions Begin on July 1

As we previously reported, the Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016 will provide Washington, DC employees with paid leave for several reasons, including...more

Conn Kavanaugh

UPDATE: Paid Family and Medical Leave in Massachusetts – Contributions Delayed; Rate Increased; Amendments Adopted; Final...

by Conn Kavanaugh on

Employers will now have extra time to comply with the Paid Family Medical Leave Act, G. L. c. 175M (“Act”), and more clarity on how to do so, thanks to delays implemented by state leaders and regulations issued by the...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Final Regulations Permit Employers to Reimburse an Employee’s Costs for the Purchase of an Individual Health Insurance Policy

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Effective January 1, 2020, employers may put aside pre-tax funds into a health reimbursement arrangement (“HRA”) that can be used by an employee to pay for premiums and other out-of-pocket costs related to the purchase of an...more

Littler

What ELSE is going on in Washington, DC? Legislative Update for Employers that Operate in the District of Columbia

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The District of Columbia Council has passed several pieces of legislation that impose significant obligations upon employers in the District of Columbia.  Below is a roundup of recent laws that have been enacted in the...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

UPDATE: Massachusetts Delays Paid Family and Medical Leave Law Deadlines

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

Employers now have until September 30, 2019, to provide individualized notice and October 1, 2019, to begin contributions. As covered in a previous Latham & Watkins Client Alert, Massachusetts employers face imminent...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave: Final Regulations, Updated Notices, and Educational Sessions

On June 18, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) issued final regulations regarding the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law (PFML). This follows months of revisions, public...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

How Multiemployer Pension Plans Continue To Extract More From Contributing Employers Than What They Bargained For

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Contributing employers to multiemployer pension plans (“MEPPs”) are commonly surprised that their obligations to such a plan can extend well beyond the contributions required under a collective bargaining agreement (“CBA”)...more

Mintz - Employment, Labor & Benefits...

Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Breaking News: Final Regulations Are Out, Contributions and Notice Requirements...

The wait is over. Earlier today, June 18, 2019 (and earlier than the July 1, 2019 due date), the Department of Family and Medical Leave (the Department) issued much-anticipated final regulations for the new Massachusetts Paid...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Governor Signs Legislation Amending Massachusetts Paid Family And Medical Leave Law And DFML Extends Worker Notice And Private...

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: On June 13, 2019, Governor Baker signed into law S 2255, officially delaying the start of the payroll deductions for the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) program by three months to...more

WilmerHale

Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave - Three Month Delay Is Made Official

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In our most recent alert regarding the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (PFML), we noted the possibility that the start of employer and employee contributions could be delayed. Earlier this week, state leaders...more

Verrill Dana LLP

Maine’s New Paid Leave Law: Employer Confusion

by Verrill Dana LLP on

On May 28, 2019, Governor Mills signed into law the nation’s first ever paid leave law requiring leave for any reason. The statute itself is uniquely brief, giving the impression that it is straightforward, but there are a...more

Fisher Phillips

Massachusetts Provides Clarity On Paid Family And Medical Leave Delay

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In welcome news to Massachusetts employers, the Department of Paid Family and Medical Leave (DPFML) just provided much-needed answers to questions raised by the Legislature’s three-month delay of the nascent paid leave...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Student Loan Benefits And Other 401(K) Developments

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Diane M. Morgenthaler and Jeffrey M. Holdvogt recently presented the webinar “Student Loan Benefits and Other 401(k) Developments” at the Worldwide Employee Benefits Network Chicagoland program. In the presentation, they...more

Foley Hoag LLP

Paid Family and Medical Leave Update: Contribution Start Date Delayed

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On June 11, 2019, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Senate President Karen Spilka, and House Speaker Robert DeLeo announced that they agreed to delay the required contributions to the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical...more

Locke Lord LLP

Massachusetts Delays Start of Mandatory Paid Family and Medical Leave Contributions by 3 Months

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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, together with state house and senate leadership, have agreed to delay by three months the start of required employer contributions to the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave...more

Sullivan & Worcester

Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law Implementation Postponed

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Under pressure from business groups, Governor Baker and the leadership of the Massachusetts Legislature have announced an agreement to postpone the start of the new Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave ("PFML") law by...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

BREAKING NEWS!!! Massachusetts Governor And Legislative Leaders Agree To 3-Month Delay Of July 1st Paid Family And Medical Leave...

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: This week, the Massachusetts Governor, Senate President and House Speaker issued a joint statement confirming that they have agreed to adopt a 3-month delay to the start of required contributions under the...more

Conn Kavanaugh

Massachusetts Delays Start for Contributions to Paid Family and Medical Leave Program

by Conn Kavanaugh on

On June 11, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, along with state house and senate leaders, agreed to a three-month extension for employers to begin collecting contributions under the Paid Family Medical Leave Act, G. L. c....more

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