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  • Supreme Court Sidesteps ACA Contraception Case

    Date:
    May 17, 2016
    Type:
    News

    The Supreme Court will not resolve a contentious case involving the Affordable Care Act's (ACA's) contraceptive coverage requirement Instead, it issued a unanimous ruling that sends Zubik v. Burwell back to the lower courts without any broad pronouncement.

  • Managing Health Care Costs: Federal

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    Updated to reflect information on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's maximum annual limitation on cost sharing.

  • Podcast: Supreme Court Hears ACA Birth Control Coverage Battle

    Date:
    April 1, 2016
    Type:
    Podcasts and Webinars

    This podcast gives listeners a unique look inside the Supreme Court with on-the-scene coverage of Zubik v. Burwell, the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act's (ACA's) contraceptive coverage requirement. The Court recently heard arguments in this case brought by two dozen religiously affiliated nonprofits, and we feature the key questions on the justices' minds.

  • Supreme Court Hears New ACA Contraceptive Coverage Challenge

    Date:
    March 25, 2016
    Type:
    News

    The Supreme Court heard arguments this week in a closely-watched case involving the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage requirement. But during the 90 minute argument in Zubik v. Burwell, the now eight-person Court appeared equally divided. If the justices split 4-4, that would mean religious-based organizations in different parts of the country would have differing obligations.

  • Federal Court Denies Motion to Dismiss ERISA Proposed Class Action

    Date:
    March 4, 2016
    Type:
    News

    A federal court has denied an employer's motion to dismiss a proposed class action lawsuit, Marin v. Dave & Buster's, Inc. The lawsuit alleges that the employer violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) by reducing workers' hours in anticipation of higher costs under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

  • Type:
    Legal Timetable

  • What Justice Scalia's Death Means for Pending Employment Cases

    Date:
    February 19, 2016
    Type:
    News

    Justice Antonin Scalia's death last weekend in the midst of the presidential race has put the Supreme Court at the center of a political firestorm. And with his seat likely to remain vacant for the remainder of the term, it figures to have a significant impact on pending labor and employment cases at the nation's highest court.

  • Health Care Reform

    Date:
    December 15, 2015
    Type:
    Editor's Choice

    The health care reform resource page can be used as a tool to help subscribers comply with the complex requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

  • EBSA Form 700

    Type:
    Policies and Documents

    An employer with religious or moral objections to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage requirement may voluntarily use this form to opt out of the requirement.

  • Model Notice of Objection

    Type:
    Policies and Documents

    An employer with religious or moral objections to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage requirement may voluntarily use this form to notify the Department of Health and Human Services of its objections.