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DOL Issues Proposal Governing Association Health Plans
The Department of Labor has issue a proposed rule providing direction for sole proprietors and businesses to set up Association Health Plans (AHPs).
United States
8 Jan 2018
What Notable Employment Provisions Are In The Tax Bill?
The first significant piece of legislation to make it to President Trump's desk, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1), includes an employer tax credit for providing paid family ...
United States
22 Dec 2017
Review, Revise Or Rescind – Agency Plans And Unified Agenda Reveal More Regulatory Editing Is In Store For 2018
The Trump administration's Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions ("regulatory agenda"), released on December 14, 2017, indicates agencies are taking a hard look ...
United States
19 Dec 2017
Approved Senate Tax Bill Addresses Paid Leave, Sexual Harassment Settlement Nondisclosures
Buried in the massive Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1), the tax overhaul legislation the Senate approved on December 2, 2017, is a section providing a tax credit to employers that provide their employees ...
United States
6 Dec 2017
Labor Secretary Discusses DOL Priorities During House Committee Hearing
Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta fielded a range of questions on the DOL's priorities during a November 15 hearing before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
United States
17 Nov 2017
Ready Or Not, Here It Comes! 2018 Brings New Labor & Employment Laws, Primarily At The State Level
As we prepare to turn the calendar to 2018, employers look ahead to the next wave of labor and employment regulations.
United States
16 Nov 2017
Republican Lawmakers Try New Approach To Paid Leave, Workplace Flexibility
In an effort to promote workplace flexibility and streamline employer paid leave obligations, three members of the House of Representatives on November 2, 2017 ...
United States
8 Nov 2017
WPI Insider Briefing: Will The New Composition Of Federal Agencies Effect Change?
Nine months into President Trump's term, the pace of nominations and appointments to fill critical position within his administration is accelerating.
United States
26 Oct 2017
President Trump Issues Executive Order To Reshape Health Insurance Market
After failing to achieve a legislative solution to "repeal and replace" the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Trump issued an executive order (EO) on October 12, 2017 ...
United States
20 Oct 2017
WPI State Of The States: Major Bills Advance In September, With More On Deck For October
This month's State of the States reviews those bills and other noteworthy developments.
United States
6 Oct 2017
New EEO-1 Report Suspended Indefinitely
To the relief of employers steeling themselves for compliance with the revised EEO-1 Report, the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs has suspended indefinitely...
United States
5 Sep 2017
Federal Agencies Scale Back Their Workplace Regulatory Ambitions
During the prior administration, congressional gridlock prevented many significant labor and employment bills from advancing.
United States
31 Jul 2017
Senate Republicans Release Bill To "Repeal And Replace" The Affordable Care Act
On June 22, 2017, Senate Republicans released a draft of their legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
United States
29 Jun 2017
DOL To Take Steps To Address Persuader, Overtime Rules
The same week the Department of Labor removed two guidance documents governing joint employment and independent contractors...
United States
20 Jun 2017
Think Tanks Release Compromise Proposal For Paid Parental Leave
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI)-Brookings Working Group on Paid Family Leave has issued a new report analyzing the costs and benefits of implementing a national paid leave program...
United States
15 Jun 2017
Federal Bill Seeks To Create Portable Benefits For Gig Economy Workers
Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), a lawmaker known for closely monitoring the changing nature of work, has introduced in the Senate legislation to promote innovative ways to offer portable benefits...
United States
1 Jun 2017
President's Budget Proposes Paid Leave, Funding Cuts And Merger Of OFCCP And EEOC
President Trump has released his proposed federal budget, setting out his priorities for the 2018 fiscal year, which begins October 1.
United States
31 May 2017
Travel Agencies Hail Proposed Legislation Providing Overtime Exemption, But Employment Bills In General Face Uphill Battle
The Travel Agent Retail Fairness Act (H.R. 2515) would strike travel agencies from this regulatory list.
United States
25 May 2017
House Passes American Health Care Act: Fate In The Senate Uncertain
House passage of the measure was itself far from certain after an earlier failed attempt to bring the bill to a vote in the House.
United States
12 May 2017
WPI Insider Briefing: Spotlight On Health Care And Regulatory Reform Under The Trump Administration
On February 28, 2017, President Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress, outlining a broad vision of his agenda.
United States
16 Mar 2017
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