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Survey Cost Is Main Barrier to Offering Health Plans

October 24, 2008
Many employers do not offer health care benefits to their employees because of the high cost, and a large percentage of employers are unwilling to contribute more than $50 a month for those benefits, according to a recent survey.
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Bailout Bill Hones Ax Over Exec Pay

October 22, 2008
The provision that may have the greatest impact on financial firms is a new $500,000 deductibility limit that will apply to all forms of compensation for top officers.
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SEC Set to Ratchet Up Pressure on Exec Pay Disclosure

October 22, 2008
Public companies are still failing to disclose enough executive compensation data in their filings, says the Securities and Exchange Commission’s top disclosure cop. He hints that greater disclosure requirements could be on the way.
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10th Circuit Overturns ADA Bias Ruling

October 17, 2008
The October 15 ruling in Wyoming District Court held that the employer discriminated against Ireane Kellogg, a safety technician, in violation of the ADA when it fired her after she was diagnosed with epilepsy.
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