A federal judge ruled that portions of the Department of Labor’s 2018 final rule on association health plans were invalid and constituted an “end-run” around the ACA that exceeded the DOL’s authority under the ERIS.
In March, the U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule that would update the minimum salary threshold that largely determines whether or not an employee is exempt from overtime pay under federal law.
Beginning in 2020, Unum employees can give up five paid vacation days in exchange for a student loan payment that is equivalent to the total hourly wages.
It appears that federal regulators are seeking ways to help keep grandfathered health plans in business, even though some benefit advisors believe it’s past time that they retired.
The Morehouse v. Steak N Shake, Inc. should prove instructive for plan administrators, who would be wise to review exactly what notices are required by COBRA.
On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a proposed rule that would extend overtime pay eligibility to over one million American workers.
The government has released a proposed rule to expand the use of HRAs so that they could be used to pay for medical coverage.
One of the most challenging aspects of being an HR professional is knowing when to exercise discretion in a difficult decision, rather than simply go by the book.
The most efficient way to improve productivity is to study your workforce’s current output, analyze the behavior and then make the necessary adjustments.
The Social Security Administration recently announced that the Social Security wage base will be raised to $132,900 for 2019, which represents a $4,500 increase from the 2018 wage base.