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|What Is Your Starting Salary? New FLSA Regulations Raise The Bar For U.S. Employers|
Juan C. Garcia, Matt Gatewood, Michael A. Hepburn, Paul R. Lang, Gail L. Westover; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
May 24, 2016, previously published on May 23, 2016Employers with salaried employees earning under $47,476 annually should evaluate the impact on their organizations of major changes to employee compensation following new federal wage requirements effective December 1, 2016.
|It’s here: DOL Releases Fiduciary Regulations|
Dale R. Vlasek; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
May 16, 2016, previously published on April 12, 2016After years of effort and opposition from the financial service industry, the Department of Labor (DOL) has issued its final regulation clarifying the definition of who is a fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).
|Questioning Recent ISS Study on the Impact of Board Leadership Structures on CEO Pay|
Lyle G. Ganske, Daniel C. Hagen, Robin C. Melman, Robert A. (Bob) Profusek, Lizanne Thomas; Jones Day;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 2016Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") published a report in March 2016 arguing that CEO compensation is impacted by companies' board structures. More specifically, ISS argues that CEOs of companies with boards chaired by an "insider" have higher compensation than CEOs of...
|Basic-Supplemental Life Insurance Plan Pricing Structure Upheld in ERISA Class Action|
Wilson G. Barmeyer, Carol T. McClarnon, Phillip E. Stano, Steuart H. Thomsen, Gail L. Westover; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
May 5, 2016, previously published on May 4, 2016An employee benefit plan that includes an alleged subsidization component for its basic and supplemental options is neither prohibited by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) nor a violation of the plan sponsor or service provider’s fiduciary duties, a federal district...
|An Introduction to the Division of Pension Benefits on Marriage Breakdown in Ontario - Part I|
Mariette P. H. Matos; Bennett Jones LLP;
April 24, 2016, previously published on March 29, 2016The long-awaited reform of the family law provisions of the Ontario Pension Benefits Act (PBA) came into effect on January 1, 2012, and the passage of time has brought to light the challenges involving the new pension division rules. In a Six-Part Pension Division Series, for those who are required...
|Website Compliance with the ADA - Emerging Threat of Litigation|
Douglas A. Cherry, Robert A. Koenig; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
April 19, 2016, previously published on April 7, 2016Over the last few months, a number of plaintiff’s law firms have sent demand letters to companies claiming that the company’s websites aren't accessible to disabled users, and thus violates Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”).
|The Grisly Death of Determination Letters for Individually Designed Plans|
Kevin L. Burch, David S. Rosner; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
April 18, 2016, previously published on April 7, 2016The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced last year that it would end its staggered five-year remedial amendment cycle system for individually designed retirement plans under the determination letter program due to budgetary constraints and a lack of resources. The remedial amendment cycle...
|FAQs on the Spokane, Washington Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law|
Sarah J. Evans; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak
& Stewart, P.C.;
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 21, 2016On January 25, 2016, the Spokane City Council overturned the Spokane mayor’s veto and passed Ordinance C-35300, which provides paid sick and safe leave to employees performing more than 240 hours of work in the city of Spokane in a calendar year. Spokane follows the cities of Seattle, Tacoma,...
|The New Fiduciary Rules: Considerations for Employers|
Joanne C. Youn; Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered;
April 13, 2016, previously published on April 12, 2016Last week, the Department of Labor ("DOL") published final regulations (the "Final Rules") addressing who is a fiduciary of an employee benefit plan or IRA by virtue of rendering investment advice to the plan, its participants, and/or the IRA owner. The potential impact of the...
|New York City Update: New Developments in Paid Sick Leave, Consideration of Criminal Background Information|
Ellen M. Bandel, Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jacobs, Joseph J. Lynett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
April 13, 2016, previously published on March 23, 2016New York City continues to refine existing obligations imposed on New York City employers and propose new ones.