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As private exchanges get more and more media attention, our firm determined that Vermont employers needed clear information to understand what private exchanges are, and aren’t, and how they’re... » read more
Financial giant JPMorgan Chase will pay $1,450,000 and revamp its call data retention procedures to settle a sex-based harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (... » read more
The U.S. Department of Labor obtained a consent judgment from the U.S. District Court of Colorado that ordered Superior Roofing Inc. to pay $143,000 in back wages to 343 workers for unpaid minimum... » read more
Adult & Pediatric Dermatology, P.C., of Concord, Mass., (APDerm) has agreed to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy, ... » read more
Under Internal Code (Code) section 125, a health flexible spending account (FSA) is an employer-sponsored account that employees can use to pay for or reimburse their qualifying medical expenses on a... » read more
Is the Affordable Care Act causing a surge in part-time employment? According to the September jobs report, no – at least not yet. The number of part-time workers for economic reasons increased ever... » read more
WASHINGTON — President Obama offered an impassioned defense of the Affordable Care Act on Monday, acknowledging the technical failures of the HealthCare.gov Web site, but providing little new... » read more
On Friday, September 13, 2013, the IRS released Notice 2013-54 and the DOL issued Technical Release 2013-03 in substantially identical form. This guidance, which is generally effective January 1,... » read more

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