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Lawsuit Alleges "Right-Sizing" Illegal Under ACA, ERISA

A new lawsuit may test the legality of “right-sizing” where the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) intersect. The class-action lawsuit, … 254 more words

Affordable Care Act

Social Security and other disability programs

The theme of the week seems to be Social Security and how it interacts with other programs. Here’s a quick list of some of the programs I have been asked about this week. 732 more words

Social Security

Preparing for a Partial Plan Termination

The IRS is actively pursuing plans that may have experienced a partial plan termination.

A partial plan termination may have occurred if you have experienced a substantial reduction in your workforce. 324 more words

Life & Property Insurance Law Offices of Heather D. Lee, Esquire Now Serving Colorado

The Life & Property Insurance Law Offices of Heather D. Lee, Esquire are now serving clients throughout the State of Colorado.  We look forward to assisting victims of wrongfully… 120 more words

Denied Life Insurance Claims

HR Update: DOL Clarifies Worker Classification Test

On July 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued an administrative interpretation to clarify how to determine whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor. 1,470 more words

Illinois

Do I Need Private Disability Insurance If I Have Group Disability Insurance Through My Employer?

A short list of considerations to make an informed decision

Private individual long-term disability (LTD) insurance claims: subject to state law
California (and most states) allow a person wrongly denied individual LTD insurance benefits to bring a lawsuit for breach of contract and bad faith denial of insurance benefits.  480 more words

Long Term Disability Insurance

The Obergefell Decision and Employers

The recent United States Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges significantly altered the legal landscape with respect to same-sex marriages, finding that the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution requires all states to both license in-state same-sex marriages and recognize valid same-sex marriages performed out-of-state. 534 more words

Employment Discrimination Laws