The ACA and Legal Practices (#18) / The limits of adaptability

Nov 26, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is probing the limits of adaptability for people and technology when faced with complex, interactive programs.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#17) / Struggle to keep original program intent

Nov 12, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

HHS and the IRS are working together to “put the brakes” on efforts by some companies to move away from the original intent of the ACA.

Employees’ Use of Social Media and the NLRA: Practical Law Toolkit

Oct 30, 2014 By: Terence McGuire

Employers face a challenge to understand how they may lawfully regulate their employees’ social media use.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#16) / Individuals without insurance make 2015 coverage decisions

Oct 29, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

Individuals without health insurance coverage that is acceptable under present ACA regulations are deciding how to respond to the individual mandate for 2015.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#15) / Large employers make 2015 coverage decisions

Oct 27, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

Large employers are deciding how to respond to the ACA coverage mandate for 2015.

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Labor and Employment, October 22, 2014

Oct 22, 2014 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Topical Highlights for Labor and Employment provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting labor and employment law.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#14) / ACA changing employer relationships with part-time employees

Oct 15, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

Major changes are taking place in the relationships between some large companies and their part-time employees—driven by the ACA.

NLRB reverses termination of employees over Facebook comments

Sep 4, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

The NLRB recently decided that several posts and one “Like” made on Facebook by employees that were disparaging to the employer were protected under the NLRA.

ERISA at 40: The Evolution of Employee Benefits

Aug 21, 2014 By: Heidi Winzeler

For 40 years, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) has shaped which employee benefits employers offer to employees and

Legislation limiting employer’s access to employee social media blossoms

Aug 18, 2014 By: Marissa Bartolucci

In an effort to prevent negative effects of their online activity, social media users began adding privacy settings to their profiles.