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|California Appellate Court Holds Substantial Motivating Factor Required in Wrongful Termination Case|
Ameneh K. Ernst; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 28, 2014Mendoza v. Western Medical Center Santa Ana, G047394 (January 14, 2014): A California Court of Appeal recently held that a retrial is necessary in the case of a gay nurse who was fired after his employer investigated his claim that his supervisor, who was also gay, sexually harassed him. The court...
|Health Care Reform Update: Government Releases 90-Day Waiting Restriction Final Rules and a Proposal|
Jackson Lewis P.C.;
March 5, 2014, previously published on March 3, 2014The Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Services have issued final rules implementing the Affordable Care Act’s prohibition on requiring eligible workers to wait more than 90 calendar days (including weekends and holidays) for their...
|The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 45: Focus on the Transition Rules under Final Treasury/IRS Regulations Implementing the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Shared Responsibility Rules|
Alden J. Bianchi; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
March 3, 2014, previously published on February 18, 2014The Treasury Department and the IRS last week issued long-awaited final rules implementing the Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility (a/k/a “pay-or-play”) rules. Originally slated to take effect beginning January 1, 2014, enforcement was delayed a full year by IRS...
|Playing Kick the Can with the Affordable Care Act: The Administration Further Delays Employer Deadlines|
Lindsay Griffin Smith; Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC;
February 25, 2014, previously published on February 18, 2014The Treasury Department has announced further extensions for medium-sized and large-sized employers for compliance with the “employer mandate” of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). The employer mandate requires employers with a threshold level of employees to provide...
|Employer Shared Responsibility Under the Affordable Care Act|
Robert A. Fisher; Foley Hoag LLP;
February 20, 2014, previously published on February 14, 2014A key component of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), the federal health care reform law, is the “employer shared responsibility.” Essentially, it is a “pay or play” program applicable to “large” employers. A large employer must...
|Final Regulations for Employer Mandate Provisions of the Affordable Care Act Published|
Janis Leigh Adams, Kate E. Flewelling; Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge, P.C.;
February 14, 2014, previously published on February 12, 2014Over one year after the publication of proposed regulations, on Monday the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued final regulations for the employer mandate provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”).
|Implementation of the Affordable Care Act's Play or Pay Rules Eased for Mid-Sized Employers|
Allison De Tal, Isabel Cesanto Safie, John D. Wahlin; Best Best & Krieger LLP;
February 14, 2014, previously published on February 11, 2014Yesterday, the Department of the Treasury released the final regulations implementing the Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility provisions, commonly known as the “Play or Pay” rules. The final regulations contain transition guidance that postpones the application of...
|Employer Mandate Delayed Again For Mid-Sized Employers|
McDonald Hopkins LLC;
February 13, 2014, previously published on February 11, 2014The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced on Feb. 10, 2014, that it will delay enforcement of the Employer Mandate as it applies to certain employers and will permit larger employers to offer coverage to a lower number of full-time employees in 2015.
|OSHA Extends a Helping (Electronic) Hand to Health Care Facilities|
Larry S. Perlman; Foley & Lardner LLP;
February 12, 2014, previously published on February 10, 2014What U.S. industry recorded nearly 250,000 work-related injuries and illnesses in 2012, costing employers approximately $2 billion in expenses? If you guessed construction or manufacturing, guess again. According to the Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA),...
|Proposed "Independent Misclassification" Law|
Ted Boehm; Fisher Phillips LLP;
February 12, 2014, previously published on February 3, 2014Government efforts aimed at cracking down on perceived independent-contractor misclassification show no signs of slowing down as 2014 begins. On November 12, 2013, the “Payroll Fraud Prevention Act of 2013” (PFPA) was introduced in the U.S. Senate. According to one of the bill’s...