A pair of federal judges have blocked enforcement of the Trump administration's revised rules that would have made it easier for employers to refuse to offer birth control coverage for moral or religious reasons.
A federal judge in Texas has ruled not only that the Affordable Care Act's individual coverage mandate is unconstitutional but that the entire ACA should be struck down. However, an appeal is a virtual certainty.
Updated to reflect new information regarding moving expense reimbursements, and meal and entertainment expenses, effective January 1, 2018.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has compiled a largely pro-employer record in his 12 years on the DC Circuit Court of Appeals. But a contentious Senate confirmation process likely awaits him.
Hawaii governor David Ige signed a flurry of bills into law on July 5, including several affecting employers. The measures included a salary history inquiry ban, a law preserving certain Affordable Care Act benefits under state law, authorization for a study to analyze and propose a paid family leave law, and a bill increasing certain workers' compensation benefits.
Kennedy's retirement could lead to a "durable conservative majority of votes for the foreseeable future," which will have a transformative effect on labor and employment law, one expert predicted.
The new rule provides an added mechanism for meeting the definition of employer under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and could affect an estimated 3.2 million enrollees in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual and small group markets.
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