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Pregnancy Discrimination: HR Guidance Issued from the EEOC

On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued new enforcement guidelines on the treatment of pregnant employees under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 1,344 more words


Moen, Inc. Unlawfully Terminated Retiree Health Benefits Per Collective Bargaining Agreement

Moen terminated the lifetime health care benefits of workers who retired from its Elyria, Ohio plant, along with the benefits for their spouses and eligible dependents. 242 more words


Can an Employee Stock Ownership Program ("ESOP") work for you?

As a small business owner, you may have considered selling your business to a competitor or shopped it via a business broker.  One option you might wish to consider is selling it to your employees via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (“ESOP”).  136 more words


Negative Confirmations

Try sending “negative confirmations” to all participants receiving distributions during the year. Watch this Sunscreen Moment to learn more.


The Supreme Court of the United States Holds that ESOP Fiduciaries are not Entitled to a Presumption of Prudence, Clarifies Standards for Stock Drop Claims

On June 25, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States unanimously held that there is no special presumption of prudence for fiduciaries of employee stock ownership plans (“ESOPs”).  1,485 more words

Labor & Employment

Importance of Trustee Minutes

Last week’s Sunscreen Moment talked about the importance of establishing a good solid control environment for your plan.

For this week’s message, we are going to talk about the importance of having a good solid set of minutes for meetings of the Board of Trustees. 51 more words


If I Start a Business, What Employment Laws Should I Be Aware Of?

A Video FAQ with M. Thomas Langan II.

If you start a business and hire employees, there can be several employment laws that you should be aware of. 179 more words

Starting A New Business