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ALERT: President Trump’s Recent Executive Action on Health Care

Author: Sentinel Benefits & Financial Group — President Trump signed an Executive Order on October 12, 2017 calling upon the U.S. Departments of Health & Human Services (HHS), Treasury and Labor to consider: expanding access to Association Health Plans; updating rules on short-term limited duration health plans; and changes to the rules regulating Health Reimbursement […]

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ALERT: Third Circuit Finds No ADA Violation Where Employee Deemed Unfit for Duty

Authors: Betty S.W. Graumlich and Jordan Ellis — On Tuesday August 15, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a claim for disability discrimination, where the plaintiff was deemed psychologically unfit for duty and subsequently had his employment terminated. The Third Circuit’s decision provides guidance for employers regarding the extent […]

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ALERT: NYC Proposes Ban on Non-Competes

Authors: Mark S. Goldstein and Cindy Schmitt Minniti  — New York City, which for years has been a trailblazer in employee-friendly workplace legislation, is at it again. Late last month, the NYC Council proposed a bill that would prohibit non-compete agreements for low-wage workers.  The bill would also bar non-competes for all other employees, if […]

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2016 Legal and Legislative Update

Author: Shelly Evans — The recent annual update hosted by NYC SHRM last month was just enough to get our minds going on the information to come at the HR Management Conference this Thursday, April 14th. Here are a few take aways and issues to watch: Reminder to employers about equal protection, any state prohibiting […]

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