Archive for March, 2013

Are You Ready for the Affordable Care Act?

Are you a “large employer” and are you ready for the Affordable Care Act?  Beginning January 1, 2014, most U.S. citizens and legal residents will be required to have qualified health care coverage pursuant to the Affordable Care Act (“Act”).   The Act requires employers defined as “large” to offer that coverage for its “full-time” employees […]


Happy Anniversary Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)! New Regs Effective Today

Happy Anniversary, FMLA! For local government employers having 50 or more employees, the FMLA is already part of your employment law world. Now, in conjunction with the 20th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) issued new regulations along with an updated poster requirement […]