The new Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) regs have created a slippery slope that can easily lead to inadvertent violations.
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The Senate came out of conference with its version of health reform. The 2,074-page bill contains two key differences from the House version that affect employers and employees.
If employee wellness wasn’t a top priority before health reform was passed, it probably is now.
There’s not a lot of humor to be found in employment law, let alone the Family and Medical Leave Act. But these cases should be good for a chuckle.
Separate studies have uncovered two new things employers should be doing that can start saving them big bucks on healthcare costs.
The Department of Labor just issued new guidance on health reform’s dependent coverage mandate, which is set to take effect this fall.
When the Department of Labor (DOL) provided firms with new model COBRA notices, it also tucked away other key health reform info in that document — info that you might have overlooked.
Right now Republican strategists are plotting how they’ll make good on their campaign promise to halt the president’s healthcare overhaul – and early indications are they have the power to tie it up in red tape.
Many older employees now plan to work years past the traditional retirement age to recoup lost savings. And as the age of your workforce increases, so do workers’ health problems. Two ways to keep costs under control:
When an employee’s disciplined, managers often hear a complaint that parents will recognize: “But so-and-so did the same thing and didn’t get in trouble!” If the employees in question are different races or genders, that can be the basis for a discrimination lawsuit — maybe.
Afraid your interview process may be a little too easy – or doesn’t dig deep enough? See how you stack up against these companies and their interview questions.
Just when you thought the fight to kill the ACA was finally over, a brand new chapter of the Obamacare-repeal saga has emerged. And on the surface, this chapter looks like it could potentially be the last for the controversial law.
If you consider yourself a progressive employer, you may want to take a look at what this company’s offering.
Long commutes can be dangerous to your health.
While there’s no doubt wellness programs have their benefits, little has been made of their drawbacks and hidden costs.
You and your managers know the obvious questions you can’t ask job applicants. But sometimes, the most innocuous-seeming exchanges can put you in peril of violating discrimination laws.
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