Now that President Donald Trump has signed the bill overhauling the U.S. tax code, employers are on a tight timetable to get things organized since a bulk of it took effect on January 1, 2018.
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A recent Executive Order from President Donald Trump aims to give employers greater latitude in banding together to purchase health coverage, and in subsidizing employees’ coverage through health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs).
A much more business-friendly atmosphere is expected at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) now that the U.S. Senate has confirmed Peter B. Robb as the Board’s General Counsel.
On October 6, the Trump Administration released two interim final rules that vastly expand the availability of exemptions to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) rules requiring employer coverage of contraceptives.
by Eric J. Conn President Donald Trump was carried into the White House on promises (or threats) of rolling back government regulations. At the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) this year, his now former senior policy adviser, Steve Bannon, framed the president’s agenda in terms of “deconstruction of the administrative state,” meaning he plans to […]
The insurance program for multiemployer pension plans, which covers more than 10 million Americans, is likely to run out of money by the end of 2025, according to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation’s FY 2016 Projections Report and a recent PBCG press release.
Whether you agree with him or not, one thing’s for sure: With President Donald Trump, there is never a dull moment! This edition of HR Strange But True is not meant to be a one-sided political discussion. It’s simply an example of how costly employee turnover can be, and with the latest hiring and firing—at […]
The new immigration bill President Donald Trump touts as a way to “restore our competitive edge in the 21st century” calls for cutting immigration levels in half over a decade and creating a system that favors highly educated and skilled immigrants with English ability over those with family in the United States.
by Michele L. (Warnock) Brott Not long ago, I wrote a rather lofty theoretical analysis about the notion of “constructive discharge,” or the legally frowned-upon practice of forcing employees to quit instead of firing them. I never expected a real-life threat of constructive discharge to erupt on the national stage. But, voilà! The very public […]
The Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act is a bill that has been introduced in Congress in early 2017[i]. It has not yet gone past the introductory stage and has been referred to the Committee on the Judiciary for further assessment. It is unknown whether it will progress further or not at this point. No votes […]