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March 14, 2012

Unintended Errors in Benefits Communications May Result in Liability under ERISA

Employee benefits issues have become increasingly complex.  It is, therefore, not surprising that,

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March 14, 2012

$1.5M HIPAA Settlement Sends Message to Employers

Yesterday’s $1.5M “Resolution Agreement” between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee  and the

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March 12, 2012

Labor Bills Reintroduced in Senate

On March 7, 2012, lawmakers reintroduced two measures in the Senate, both of which would amend the National

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March 12, 2012

Purchaser Need Not Duplicate Shut-Down Benefits When Mirroring Seller's Pension Plans

In Shaver v. Siemens Corporation, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 4081 (3d Cir. Feb. 29, 2012), the U.S. Court of

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March 12, 2012

House Committee Approves E-2 Visa Legislation for Israeli Investors

The House Judiciary Committee has approved legislation that would add Israel to the list of countries

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March 12, 2012

Labor Bills Reintroduced in Senate

On March 7, 2012, lawmakers reintroduced two measures in the Senate, both of which would amend the National

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March 12, 2012

Purchaser Need Not Duplicate Shut-Down Benefits When Mirroring Seller’s Pension Plan

Recently, the Third Circuit issued a precedential opinion in Shaver v. Siemens Corporation (3d Cir.

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March 12, 2012

Survey Analyzes Employer Tactics, Trends for Managing Rising Health Care Costs

According to the findings of a new employer health care survey conducted by Towers Watson/National Business

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March 12, 2012

HHS Releases Final Rule on Insurance Exchanges

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released its long-awaited final rule (pdf)

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March 9, 2012

Massachusetts Employers Face New Obligations When Conducting Background Checks Involving Criminal History Records

Effective May 4, 2012, the Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) Reform Act (the

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