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October 5, 2015
October 1, 2015
September 22, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the rollout of the first step in a verification process for the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) advanced premium tax credit. Employers will now have the opportunity to rebut an employee’s certification of eligibility for the tax credit by appealing to CMS and indicating the employee at issue was offered the required “qualified” and “affordable” coverage by the employer.
September 17, 2015
The 2015 FCC Order now clarifies the prior-express-written-consent requirements apply to each call and telemarketers may not rely on written consent obtained before the current rule took effect if that consent does not comply with the current rule.
September 11, 2015
On September 9, 2015, the United States Department of Justice, Office of the Deputy Attorney General issued a memorandum outlining the Department’s new approach to investigations of corporate wrongdoing.
September 2, 2015
A federal judge in California has ruled that Uber drivers in the state can sue the mobile car service provider as a class for denying them the full benefits of employment.
August 28, 2015
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has overruled 30 years of precedent by dramatically increasing the circumstances in which a “joint employer” relationship can be found by the agency.
August 25, 2015
On August 21, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled in favor of the Department of Labor’s companionship rule that extended minimum wage and overtime coverage to home care workers.