On December 19, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a new rule updating the process for reviewing claims and appeals for disability benefits covered by ERISA. Initially, the final rule was supposed to apply to all claims filed on or after January 1, 2018.
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets guidelines for whether an employee is exempt or nonexempt under federal law. Exempt means that the employee is excluded from the Act’s overtime pay provisions and therefore does not have to be paid overtime for work hours exceeding 40 hours in a week.
When it comes to managing your finances, you may feel like you've got a good handle on your money. You know your income and track your expenses, so why pay someone to do what you're already doing, right?
On May 17, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued final regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), allowing employers to offer employees up to a 30 percent incentive for disclosing ADA- and GINA-pr
The federal Family Medical Leave Act allows eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid job-protected leave in a 12-month period for specific reasons, including to care for a newborn, an adopted child or a family member who has a serious health condition.