Updated to reflect information on a Supreme Court decision regarding ERISA's fiduciary prudence standard.
Updated to reflect the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020, effective January 1, 2021.
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) provides the rules for employers to follow in order to obtain and use background check reports for employment purposes. This Legal Insight covers the FCRA provisions that employers need to know.
Updated to reflect the repeal of the ACA's individual mandate under the federal tax reform law.
Updated to reflect increase in immigration-related penalties, effective January 29, 2018.
Updated to include information on case law regarding leave as a reasonable accommodation under the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.
This legal insight analyzes Supreme Court precedent on the Reasonable Factor Other Than Age Defense and a new EEOC rule that makes it harder for employers to establish the RFOA defense in a disparate impact discrimination claim under the ADEA.
The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) provides for the continuation of health care coverage for employees and their beneficiaries who would otherwise lose coverage due to certain qualifying events. COBRA also requires group health plans to comply with specific notice requirements upon the occurrence of a qualifying event. This Legal Insight highlights areas of risk in complying with this obligation, and offers guidance on how to manage and document all the COBRA notice processes that flow from a qualifying event.
California's Gender Nondiscrimination Act, AB 887, amends the California Fair Employment and Housing Act to add gender identity and gender expression as protected classes. This new law clarifies the terms "gender identity" and "gender expression" and protects transgender persons with respect to sex and gender.