The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury have jointly warned employers not to dump high-cost employees from group health plans.Read More
Although Obamacare allows employers to conduct biometric tests, the EEOC says such tests violate the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.Read More
Halbig v. Burwell challenged the IRS interpretation of two conflicting provisions and lost at the U.S. District Court of D.C. The appeals court overturned the lower court’s decision.Read More
Employers who have not accurately counted the number and type of employees within their organization by Jan. 1, 2015, could end up with unnecessary expenditures as a result of the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate.
With compliance beginning as early as January 2015, employers should determine their number of employees under the regulations to determine when compliance is necessary.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Here’s a quick look at the delays and impending deadlines affecting employers.Read More
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.
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.Read More