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Will Hobby Lobby Decision Give Title VII Fits?

July 1, 2014
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What about Title VII and the other ant-discrimination laws? Hobby Lobby does not answer these questions and leaves them to lower courts to interpret in future cases.
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How to Build a Healthy Website, Power Plant, Spacecraft or Workplace

October 29, 2013
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It’s hard to believe that no one raised warnings about obvious design and operability concerns. They were too profound and widespread for that not to have happened.
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Affordable Care Act: Your Delays and Deadlines Update

September 18, 2013
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Here’s a quick look at the delays and impending deadlines affecting employers.
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#SHRM13 Day Two: The Great Unknown Is 2014 and the Health Care Reform Law

June 17, 2013
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It seems to me that some companies are looking for the magical fairy dust that will make the Affordable Care Act compliance issues go away.
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ACA/Health Benefits Surveys: Lack of Communication Intersects with Compliance Confusion

June 17, 2013
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HR practitioners continue to use paper-based methods to communicate health care benefit options and are struggling to understand compliance issues with the Affordable Care Act.
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Most Employers Plan to Continue Offering Health Care Plans

March 1, 2013
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An overwhelming majority of midsized and large companies plan to continue offering employees health care plans, rather than pay the high price of penalties and other financial costs.
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Legal Briefing: Religious Objections to Health Care

February 28, 2013
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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has been challenged in several recent cases. Its provisions require that employers provide contraceptive coverage. Several business owners and organizations have gone to the courts since they objected to providing health care to their employees that opposed the companies' religious beliefs.
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Religious Objections to Health Care Requirements

February 22, 2013
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Sakile Chenzira sued her employer, claiming she was discriminated against because of her religious beliefs in veganism. The U.S. district court ruled that veganism could be considered a “religious practice” and that Chenzira may have a plausible bias claim against the hospital.
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Final Heath Care Reform Law Regulation Limits Employee's Out-of-Pocket Expenses

February 21, 2013
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A final health care reform law regulation will limit the contribution amount an employee can pay for health care plans. The regulation will take effect in 2014.
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