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Universities And Health Insurance: Higher Ed Institutions Now Have More Options With The New HRA Regs
Regulations published last month grant employers more options for covering their employees with health insurance, effective January 1, 2020.
United States
9 Aug 2019
Sixth Circuit Rules That Tennessee Cap On Punitive Damages Is Unconstitutional
In 2011, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed the Tennessee Civil Justice Act, a tort reform measure limiting monetary damages.
United States
18 Jan 2019
Construction One-Minute Read: What If Your Insurance Carrier Negligently Provides Insufficient Coverage?
On October 18, 2018, the Illinois Supreme Court clarified when the statute of limitations begins to run on a claim for negligent procurement of insurance by an insurance agent or broker.
United States
16 Nov 2018
Proposed Rule Aims To Resurrect Health Reimbursement Arrangements
Under a proposed rule that the Department of Labor (DOL), Department of the Treasury, and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) jointly issued on October 29, 2018 ...
United States
8 Nov 2018
Construction One-Minute Read: "OH No!" Buckeye State's Supreme Court Nixes Insurance For Subcontractors' Defective Work
In an opinion released on October 9, 2018, the Supreme Court of Ohio held that a general contractor's commercial general liability insurance did not cover the defective work of either that contractor
United States
15 Oct 2018
DOL Issues Updated ACA Marketplace Notice
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued new versions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Notices of Exchanges.
United States
21 Aug 2018
State Male Contraceptive Laws May Create HSA Problems For Employers
States such as Illinois, Maryland, and Oregon that have enacted laws requiring health insurers to cover certain male contraception on a first-dollar basis ...
United States
12 Mar 2018
Deal Or No Deal? Bipartisan ACA Agreement Faces Challenges. (Beltway Buzz - October 20, 2017)
A bipartisan agreement forged by senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) that would temporarily restore funding for cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) is in limbo...
United States
23 Oct 2017
EEO-1 News . . . Maybe. (Beltway Buzz - Key Developments From Washington, D.C.)
Rumors are rampant that the White House's Office of Management and Budget (OMB) may soon take action on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) changes to its EEO-1 form...
United States
21 Aug 2017
Construction One-Minute Read: The Unbearable Lightness Of Being An Additional Insured
The "additional insured" provision is one of the most critical provisions in a contract, yet is usually an afterthought. Contract negotiations over scope, schedule, and budget can...
United States
20 Feb 2017
Definition Of "Unemployment" In The Context Of Eligibility For Unemployment Insurance Benefits Is Amended
Louisiana Employment Security Law defined "unemployment" for purposes of collecting unemployment compensation benefits, itemizing a number of familial relationships to a principal or controlling stockholder or principal officer of a corporation, partnership, or proprietorship that would preclude an individual from being considered unemployed for the purpose of collecting unemployment benefits without first providing the Office of Unemployment Insurance Administration with the required evidence t
United States
31 Dec 2012
New Jersey Bill Seeks To Raise Unemployment Insurance Rate Cap
On May 31, 2012, the New Jersey Senate unanimously passed a bill (S1121) aimed at assessing a higher unemployment insurance rate on employers with markedly lower Employer Reserve Ratios (i.e., those employers with more former employees collecting unemployment).
United States
19 Sep 2012
New Jersey Bills Seek To Reduce Or Eliminate Unemployment Benefits Upon Receipt Of Severance Benefits
On May 10, 2012, a bill was introduced (A2654) to disqualify individuals from receiving unemployment insurance benefits when their severance payments significantly exceed the average annual pay for all workers in the state.
United States
27 Jun 2012
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