Human Resources News & Insights

House committee passes 2 bills to ease FSA restrictions

The House Ways and Means Committee just passed two bills that would eliminate two controversial restrictions on flexible spending accounts. 

House votes to repeal chunk of Obamacare

The Republican-controlled House has voted to repeal a highly controversial part of President Obama’s healthcare reform law. Will the Senate do the same?

FMLA leave for domestic violence?

Another bill has been brought to Congress that could impact FMLA requirements.

401(k) to pay the mortgage? New bill wants it to happen

Should employees be allowed to use their retirement nest egg to save them from foreclosure? Some on Capital Hill think so.

Can GOP repeal grandfather limits? Not likely, but it’s trying

House Republicans recently tasked three committees with writing legislation to repeal the healthcare reform law’s grandfathered plan restrictions.

Repealed! 2 health reform requirements

Kiss two controversial requirements of the healthcare reform law goodbye.

New bill could restrict controversial FSA, HSA reimbursements

The House Ways and Means Committee just approved a new bill that could halt the tax-free reimbursement of abortion expenses from flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and health savings accounts (HSAs).

President proposes mandatory retirement plans

In its 2012 budget proposal, the Obama administration proposes new requirements for employer-sponsored retirement programs.

Republicans to draft new healthcare legislation

House Republicans have directed four committees to draft legislation to replace the healthcare reform law.

Health reform repeal vote postponed

The House’s vote on the Repeal the Job Killing Health Care Law Act has been postponed following the shootings in Arizona that killed six and left Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) hospitalized.