Compensation and Benefits
A growing number of companies have announced plans to help employees who need abortion services and reproductive health care in light of the leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade.
Yale University's wellness program violated both the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) by forcing employees to either pay a fine to protect their civil rights or participate in the program against their will, a lawsuit alleged.
One of the nation's largest employers has announced it will no longer provide paid emergency COVID leave for unvaccinated employees, effective January 1, 2022.
A new Iowa law ensures that employees fired for refusing a COVID-19 vaccine will still qualify to receive unemployment benefits and continues the trend of certain states pushing back against widespread vaccine mandates.
New guidance from three federal agencies confirms that group health plans, including employer-based health insurance, may offer premium discounts to participants who receive a COVID-19 vaccination.
Delta Air Lines' announcement that it will charge a $200 monthly surcharge on unvaccinated employees enrolled in the Delta healthcare plan raises several HR-related issues.
The Supreme Court has dismissed a major challenge to the Affordable Care Act. The 7-2 ruling leaves health coverage intact for millions of Americans.
The Biden administration is reversing a Trump-era policy that had rolled back protections for transgender individuals under the Affordable Care Act.
The US Department of Labor has provided employers with help regarding time-sensitive notice requirements related to the COBRA subsidies established by the American Rescue Plan Act.
Congress has passed the sweeping $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill and sent it to the White House for President Biden to sign.
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