Category Archives: Employee Benefits

Dealing with Disaster: Issues and Relief for Employee Benefits Plans

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In the wake of the widespread destruction caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, federal agencies have offered employers and plan sponsors relief from some deadlines and other issues. Our Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group discusses common issues and offers a high-level overview of the types of relief that may be available. Health plan coverage and retirement plan issues Tax filing deadlines and leave donation programs Additional federal resources Read the full advisory here. [...]Read more

Lawsuits Are Focused on Wellness Program Compliance. Are You?

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Wellness programs are a win-win for everybody – until administrators run afoul of ambiguous rules and regulations. Our Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group analyzes two recent lawsuits that could impact program design and tobacco surcharges. AARP v. EEOC Acosta v. Macy’s The implications Read the full advisory here.  [...]Read more

ADVISORY: The American Health Care Act Moves Forward: What Employers need to Know About the House-Passed Bill

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The American Health Care Act may not be law yet, but the House-passed version gives us an idea of what to expect. Our Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group provides an outline of the current bill and the changes it would bring to the Affordable Care Act. Employer reporting requirements Taxes What’s next Read the full advisory here. [...]Read more