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By Eugene Griggs, Saad Gul
Gene Griggs and Saad Gul's article was originally published by Wolters Kluwer in the Journal of Pension Benefits, Summer 2017, Vol. 24, No. 4.
By Hannah Lassiter Munn, Kelsey Mayo
The year-end is rapidly approaching! To avoid costly penalties from inadvertent errors in the year-end rush, plan sponsors should begin talking with their service providers now about what must be done by year-end.
By Kelsey Mayo
The end of the year is rapidly approaching.
By Saad Gul, Michael Slipsky
As data breaches go, they don't get much bigger than this.
By Kaitlin C. Dewberry
In recent years, employers have increasingly been subject to class and collective actions lawsuits by employees alleging various employment law violations, including claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
By Kelsey Mayo
The end of the year is rapidly approaching! To avoid costly penalties that can arise from inadvertent errors in the year-end rush, plan sponsors should begin talking with their service providers now about what must be done by year-end.
By Saad Gul, Michael Slipsky
The breach was reportedly detected on July 29th, though it was made public on September 7 after the underlying issue was remedies. Breaches are not uncommon – rival Experian suffered a much smaller one last year – but the magnitude of this one, combined with the loss of Social Security numbers sets the it apart.
By Saad Gul
The European Union's General Data Protection (GDPR) is now 9 months away.
By Saad Gul, Michael Slipsky
Violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) generally involve computer breaches or procedural snafus. But a recent incident involving a mailing by insurer Aetna illustrates that HIPAA obligations are equally applicable to paper communication.
By Robert Meyer
On August 8, 2017, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a press release announcing that its lawsuit against United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS), alleging disability discrimination claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), has been settled for $2 million dollars.
By Jennifer Parser
Checking those Form I-9s (I-9s)! It is a good time to conduct an internal audit of I-9s because inspections and fines have not gone away and a new I-9 edition was published recently.
By Saad Gul, Michael Slipsky
When the USS John S. McCain collided with the tanker Alnic MC near Singapore, it was the third such collision this summer.
By Saad Gul, Michael Slipsky
In Packingham v. North Carolina, 137 S. Ct. 1730, 1735 (U.S. 2017) the Supreme Court of the United States held that N.C.G.S. § 14-202.5, a North Carolina statute that barred registered sex offenders from websites such as Facebook and LinkedIn was unconstitutional.
By Iain Stauffer
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued notification letters to hospice providers that are not in compliance with the Hospice Quality Reporting Program requirements.
By Thomas Davis
Many employers utilize incentive programs to reward employees for compliance with company safety policies.
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