Jan
2
2008
Insight

Warning to New Jersey Employers: New WARN Notice Obligations in New Jersey and High Costs for Failure to Comply

On December 20, 2007, New Jersey became the 16th state to enact a plant closing law modeled after the

Dec
28
2007
Insight

Dec
28
2007
Insight

NLRB Rules That Employers May Implement a Corporate E-Mail Policy That Has the Effect of Barring Union-Related Communications

In a highly anticipated decision, a sharply divided National Labor Relations Board ruled by a vote of

Dec
26
2007
ASAP

NLRB Broadens Employers' Ability To Ban Union Communications Using Corporate E-Mail

In a highly anticipated decision, the National Labor Relations Board has emphatically landed on the side

Dec
17
2007
Insight

Another New Headache for Employers: San Francisco's Health Care Security Ordinance

Hard on the heels of San Francisco's paid sick leave law (Proposition F), which became effective

Dec
17
2007
ASAP

Is Confidential Business Information Safe At 30,000 Feet?

It will soon be easier to conduct business on airline flights, and a lot riskier from a privacy perspective. 

Dec
14
2007
Insight

HIPAA Safe Harbor for Supplemental Health Insurance

On December 7, 2007, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in conjunction with the Department of Treasury

Dec
14
2007
Insight

Special Earned Income Tax Credit Notices Must Be Sent to California Employees Beginning January 2008

Effective January 1, 2008, a new California law (AB 650) requires that employers with employees covered

Dec
14
2007
Insight

HHS Expanding HIPAA Privacy Enforcement Team

The Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") enforces the privacy provisions of the Health Insurance

Dec
14
2007
Insight

IRS Expands Medical Expense Deductions

The IRS recently issued Revenue Ruling 2007-72 expanding Internal Revenue Code Section 213(a) to allow

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