The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has extended for an additional year the temporary nondiscrimination relief it offers closed defined benefit (DB) retirement plans.
Tag: proposed rules
A rule recently proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) would give employers with a “commonality of interest” the chance to offer health coverage jointly through association health plans (AHPs).
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is moving ahead with a plan to allow for quicker elections on union representation even as Congress considers legislation aimed at thwarting the Board’s proposed rule. The NLRB met on November 30 to decide on a resolution from Board Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce on whether to adopt some of […]
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has proposed regulations that would define “reasonable factor other than age” under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). The need for these rules arises in the wake of the Smith v. City of Jackson decision, a 2008 U.S. Supreme Court case in which the Court addressed the appropriate […]
Does your organization offer or plan to offer employees online or electronic personal health records (PHRs)? Can employees enter their personal health information into online programs that help them evaluate and improve their health, such as weight loss applications? If you’ve answered yes or if your organization provides electronic PHR programs to others, you should […]