Topic: ACA

7 Hot Workplace Issues for 2014

From experts writing on JD Supra, here’s a look at some of the issues that should dominate the employment landscape in 2014: 1. The Affordable Care Act The 12-month postponement of the employer mandate, announced in June 2013, is going by very quickly. And there’s still a lot to be done before it ends. Read: The… Read more »

JD Supra Corporate Brief: IP Police, Tobacco Advertising, Pay Ratio, Lehman Brothers

Looking for a great way to kick off the weekend? Add a little milk and sugar to your morning coffee. And read the JD Supra Corporate Brief: London calling: the UK’s new Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit launched on September 13… (DLA Piper) Advertise ‘em if you sell ‘em… (Pillsbury) Is it just us, or… Read more »

How Can Employers Make Sense of Health Care Reform Requirements, With Important Deadlines Around the Corner? Start Here…

Keeping up with (and making sense of!) developments in health care reform can be challenging even for the best of us. Here’s a good start: this 90-second overview of the new ways health coverage will be purchased when the Affordable Care Act is implemented next year, featuring Mintz Levin’s Alden Bianchi. Watch it, and then… Read more »

JD Supra Corporate Brief: China Antitrust, Government Overreaching, Wellness Programs, TCPA Rules

We thought he’d never stop talking… On this day in 1957, Senator Strom Thurmond ended the 24 hour and 18 minute filibuster he began a day earlier in opposition to the Civil Rights Act of 1957. The bill passed shortly after, and was signed into law on September 9 by President Eisenhower. As it turns… Read more »

Whistleblower Protection Rules: 5 Need-to-Know Developments for Employers

Whistleblowers – insiders who report corporate wrongdoing and fraud – are not new. But many of the laws that protect them are. Perhaps not surprisingly, the protections granted by those laws continue to evolve. For your reference, here’s a look at five recent changes that employers need to know: 1. A federal court ruled that… Read more »

JD Supra Corporate Brief: Double Non-Taxation, Telemarketing Fraud, Whistleblower Protections, Inflation Risks

On July 22, 1937, the US Senate votes down President Franklin Roosevelt’s plan to add more justices to the Supreme Court. The OECD has launched an ambitious plan to overhaul the international taxation system – and eliminate “double non-taxation” – over the next 24 months… (Skadden Arps) It’s time to relearn how to do business… Read more »

Pay or Play? Feds Give Employers One More Year to Play Before You Have to Pay Obamacare Tax…

Think you won’t be able to meet the Affordable Care Act’s “Shared Responsibility” deadline? So do the Feds, who just extended the 2014 deadline to 2015. From attorneys at Cox Smith: “On [July 2, 2013], the U.S. Department of Treasury unexpectedly postponed a key portion of the Affordable Care Act: the ‘pay or play’ provisions… Read more »

JD Supra Corporate Brief: Obamacare Deadlines, SEC Settlements, Food Safety, Whistleblower Protections

We can’t promise fireworks, but this JD Supra Corporate Brief is sure to make your morning commute a little more exciting: Next year’s “Pay or Play” deadline? Um, we spoke a little too soon… (JD Supra Contributors) Even the SEC appears to be tiring of “neither admit nor deny” settlements… (Orrick) Love means never having… Read more »

JD Supra Corporate Brief: Delaware Corporation Bylaws, Cram Down Plans, Paid Sick Leave, ACA Whistleblower Protections

Looking for law news? You’ve come to the right place… The Delaware Court of Chancery has held that boards of directors of Delaware corporations may adopt bylaws requiring lawsuits over the internal affairs of that corporation to be brought in Delaware… (DLA Piper) Two recent appeals court decisions separately address the rights of secured creditors,… Read more »

Employee Health Insurance Marketplace Notices Due October 1 – Here’s What to Do

“[The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act] requires employers to provide notice to employees regarding the existence of the health insurance exchange, the availability of coverage and premium assistance, and information regarding the potential forfeiture of employer contributions toward employer-offered health coverage, if an employee purchases coverage through the health insurance exchange.” (Phillips Lytle) Earlier… Read more »

As Seen on Twitter: Eminent Domain, ACA Compliance, Cyber Attacks, NLRB, and Other Trending @LegalNews…

For your interest, here’s a quick look at a handful of updates and advisories with broad corporate focus trending this afternoon on JD Supra. As seen in the Twitter stream – what’s hot and who’s sharing it:   U.S. Dept of Labor auditing healthcare plans for ACA compliance | Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP –… Read more »