There is a new poster required by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) that must be posted as of March 8, 2013. Among other things, the new poster includes changes to FMLA leave matters relating to Military Family Leave and Military Caregiver leave. As with the prior poster, notice must be displayed in “a conspicuous place where employees and app...
Both the ADA and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA) have confidentiality requirements. Some of the requirements relate to activities lawful under the ADA, but not under GINA. The ADA focuses on actual conditions, while GINA focuses on genetic information that may never develop into a condition. An example of the difference is the situa...
On March 8, 2013, the government issued a new and revised Form I-9 with a revision date of 03/08/13.Employers should begin using this new form immediately. Employers who do not use the new form on or after May 7, 2013 will be subject to penalties imposed by federal law. Here are a few reminders and highlights: • Section 1 of Form I-9 must be comple...
Both employers and labor unions are starting to see the effects of Obamacare kicking in, and adjusting their plans accordingly. Many stark realities are now becoming apparent that may not have been anticipated. First, Obamacare really did not really address healthcare costs, which continue to increase. As a matter of fact, there are new estimates from th...

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