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Intermittent FMLA, State Laws Are Top Challenges for Employers

The administration of intermittent Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave remains a top concern for employers, according to a recent survey. Sixty-five percent of employers say “intermittent FMLA leave taken in an unpredictable manner” is more difficult to administer than other accommodation requests, according to The Littler Annual Employer Survey, 2017.


How the AHCA Could Change Your Company’s Benefits Package

After years of thwarted efforts, congressional Republicans took the first step toward repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed The American Health Care Act (AHCA), which eliminates or modifies key tenets of the ACA and promises to reshape the way employers provide health insurance.


Proposed Comp Time Law and Overtime Regs: What’s the Connection?

You’ve probably heard by now that the U.S. House of Representatives last week passed a new law that allows private employers to offer employees comp time in lieu of overtime pay. That law has not yet been passed in the U.S. Senate but what if it is? How will it impact your compensation plan? Will […]


Trump: No Plans to Interfere with Medical Marijuana

Despite the negative views of marijuana (medicinal and otherwise) held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Trump Administration will not expend resources towards thwarting states’ medical marijuana laws.

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What’s the Outlook for the DOL Overtime Rules and the AHCA?

What’s the future for the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) overtime rule?  And now that the American Health Care Act (AHCA) has passed in the U.S. House of Representatives, what should we expect from the U.S. Senate?  Melissa Sharp Murdock, Esq., Director, External Affairs for WorldatWork discussed these questions Tuesday at the WorldatWork Total Rewards […]


ACA ‘Repeal’ Bill Eases Employer Requirements, Faces Uphill Battle in Senate

Now that the House has passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA)—an Obamacare repeal and replace proposal—the ball is in the Senate’s court. And while Republicans there say they won’t adopt the House version wholesale, most of the provisions easing requirements for employers are likely to appear in the Senate’s bill as well.


Modified AHCA Narrowly Passes House

In a squeaker of a vote, a modified version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed the House today, 217-213. The vote was cleanly split along party lines, with no Democrats supporting the legislation (and 20 Republicans voting against it).