As proposed, the meaning of 'spouse' under the FMLA would depend on the law of state in which the marriage was celebrated, not the law of the state where the employee lives or works.Read More
It’s hard to believe that five years have since passed, with the ACA surviving charges of death panels, chair-tossing town-hall sessions, more than 40 repeal votes and a major Supreme Court challenge.
I was relieved to discover that my son and taxman aren’t the only ones with questions about the ACA.
Courts will hold you to your word if you mis-represent FMLA eligibility to an otherwise ineligible employee.Read More
Planning for various political scenarios from Washington can be a full-time job — that is, one that might take way more than 40 hours per week.
Forty percent of households with children have mothers who are either the sole or primary source of income for the family. You can see why this issue is so critical to the American worker (and, consequently, the American employer).Read More
The Americans with Disabilities Act imposes on employers an absolute duty to determine whether or not they can accommodate an employee’s disability.Read More
A ruling for UPS would promote the unequal treatment of pregnant workers, which is anathema to the spirit of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. No employer should be allowed to act as if it is exempt from the law.Read More
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