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HTMLHealthcare Reform In A Nutshell: Top Five Concerns for Employers
Tabatha L. George; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 8, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014
Keeping up with changes under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a challenge for all employers. Here are the top five issues to keep on your radar as healthcare reform rolls out.

 

HTMLFailure Is Not An Option
Tillman Y. Coffey; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 8, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014
When it comes to a dealership’s legal liability for employment-related problems, the basis of the liability generally falls into two categories - actions the dealership took and those it failed to take. When it comes to big dollar jury awards and settlements, a dealership’s failure to...

 

HTMLFederal Trade Secret Legislation Proposal Gains New Life
Michael R. Greco; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 8, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014
The prospects for federal trade secret legislation has heated up again as there appears to be bipartisan support for a new bill. After failing in previous years, Senator Coons (D) recently joined forces with Senator Hatch (R) to introduce a federal trade secrets act that would create a federal...

 

HTMLHow The Windsor Decision Applies To Retirement Plans
Robert C. Christenson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 8, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014
The Internal Revenue Service recently furnished employers with welcome guidance concerning coverage of same-sex spouses in qualified plans.

 

HTMLAre You Too Cozy With Your Independent Contractors?
Sandra Mills Feingerts; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 8, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014
January 1, 2015 is fast approaching, and with it, the first year the employer mandate applies to employers with 100 or more full-time employees (50 in 2016) - the “Play or Pay” rules. In preparation for this new law, employers should review the individuals they treat as independent...

 

HTMLSafe Harbors For Rollover Contributions
Robert C. Christenson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 8, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014
Plan administrators of qualified plans are always concerned that amounts they receive as rollovers actually are eligible for rollover treatment, since accepting non-rollover funds will violate the terms of the plan. Administrators are in a quandary because they want to accommodate plan...

 

HTMLDonning/Doffing Personal Protective Items: What About Mealtime?
Timothy J. Weatherholt; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 5, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
As we wrote in our January Labor Alert, the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp. interpreted the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's Section 3(o) to apply to putting on and taking off a variety of personal protective items. This paves the way for possibly excluding...

 

HTMLThird Circuit Addresses FLSA "Successor" Liability
Edward N. Boehm; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 29, 2014, previously published on April 25, 2014
Federal courts continue to embrace a broad view in evaluating the question of whether federal Fair Labor Standards Act liability may be imposed upon a successor company in particular situations.

 

HTMLSupreme Court: Voters' Initiative To End Affirmative Action Is Constitutional
Katarzyna (Kasia) W. Nowak; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 22, 2014
In a highly anticipated decision, the Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s Proposal 2, which amended the Michigan Constitution to prohibit racial preferences in admissions to public schools and government programs.

 

HTMLMassachusetts Governor Wants to Ban Non-Compete Agreements and Enact the Uniform Trade Secrets Act
Jeffrey A. Fritz, Eric J. Uhl; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 21, 2014
Massachusetts Governor, Deval Patrick, recently announced a bill—An Act to Promote Growth and Opportunity—that would provide workforce training opportunities and promote economic development incentives across the Commonwealth. As part of his economic development package, the Governor...

 


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