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|Social Security Disability...Harder to Obtain, Easier with Help|
R. Stephen Burke; Dressman Benzinger LaVelle psc;
October 28, 2014Legal guidance in this area can mean the difference in an award for a deserving claimant.
|Enforceability of Venue Selection Clauses in US Pension Plans|
Samuel P. Myler, Nancy G. Ross; Mayer Brown LLP;
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 23, 2014Benefits plan sponsors often include venue selection clauses in their plans, requiring claimants to file suit in a particular jurisdiction. They do this in an effort to mitigate the risk that claims for employees’ benefits owed under ERISA plans will devolve into costly lawsuits filed in a...
|Guidance for Employers Regarding Ebola|
Duane Morris LLP;
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 16, 2014On September 30, 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first travel-associated case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States. The patient died of Ebola on October 8. More recently, on October 12, 2014, a healthcare worker at Texas Presbyterian Hospital who...
|The FMLA and Unforeseeable Leave|
Ryan A. Haas; Chuhak & Tecson, P.C.;
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 8, 2014Some thorny questions can arise when determining an employee’s rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), especially when the leave is deemed “unforeseeable.” For instance, in a recent Seventh Circuit decision, the Court held that a former employee of a...
|New California Paid Sick Leave Law May Cause Headaches for Employers|
David L. Cheng, Robert A. Orozco, Allison Vasquez; Ford & Harrison LLP;
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 21, 2014Executive Summary: On September 10, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (HWHFA), which provides nearly all employees working in California with paid sick leave. The new law goes into effect on July 1, 2015.
|U.S. Department of Labor Announces Final Rule Raising Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers|
Duane Morris LLP;
October 27, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014On October 1, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor announced that it would publish a final rule implementing the provisions of President Obama's Executive Order 13658 to raise the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors, which the President announced in his State of the Union Address in...
|Supreme Court of GA Reverses Statute of Limitations Claim|
Swift Currie McGhee Hiers LLP;
October 22, 2014, previously published on September 23, 2014The Supreme Court has REVERSED the Court of Appeals’ earlier decision that an employee’s pursuit of late payment income benefit penalties 10 years later was not barred by the applicable statute of limitations.
|Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Reviews NCCI Rate Filing; Comments Open Until October 21, 2014|
Colodny Fass Talenfeld Karlinsky Abate Webb P.A.;
October 21, 2014, previously published on October 16, 2014On October 14, 2014, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation ("OIR") held a public hearing on the recent National Council on Compensation Insurance ("NCCI") workers' compensation filing, which proposes a statewide average voluntary market decrease of 3.3 percent on Florida's...
|IRS Same-Sex Marriage Guidance May Require Adoption of Plan Amendments|
Rebecca C. Davenport, Maureen J. Gorman, Debra B. Hoffman, Cecilia A. Roth; Mayer Brown LLP;
October 17, 2014, previously published on October 14, 2014Tax-qualified US retirement plans may need to be amended by December 31, 2014 in order to comply with requirements imposed by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding the treatment of individuals in same-sex marriages following the US Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor.
|Guangdong Passed Local Regulation on Collective Contracts|
Andy S. Yeo; Johnson Stokes & Master Mayer Brown JSM;
October 17, 2014, previously published on October 15, 2014The Guangdong Regulation on Collective Contracts (the “New Regulation”) was passed by the Standing Committee of the People’s Congress of Guangdong Province on 25 September 2014, and it will take effect on 1 January 2015.