The final rule implementing the employer shared responsibility provisions of the Affordable Care Act (commonly referred to as the employer mandate or the pay or play mandate) has resulted in updates to nine FAQs on the Health Care Reform Resource Center.
Employee wellness programs are typically used to prevent illness by motivating employees to adopt and maintain healthful behaviors. An employer creating or managing an employee wellness program has many legal and internal considerations to take into account such as what the program will include and how laws such as the ADA and ACA will affect the program.
The Oklahoma Administrative Workers' Compensation Act (AWCA) went into effect on February 1, 2014, bringing major changes to the state's workers' compensation scheme. All Oklahoma employers are encouraged to review the new regulations.
The Unemployment Insurance Tax (FUTA/SUTA): Massachusetts section of the Employment Law Manual has been updated to include employer requirements regarding Employer Medical Assistance Contributions (EMACs).
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