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HEC to offer Complimentary Legislative Update on June 21
Monday, May 13, 2013

The 2013 legislative session has ended, and while most of the controversial employment-related bills failed to pass this year, there are still some changes of which employers should be aware.

"What you need to know about FLSA Exemptions" Training at HEC on June 20
Monday, May 13, 2013

Exempt or non-exempt? That is the question! Wage and hour claims continue to plague employers, who risk financial penalties due improper classification of workers and failure to pay non-exempt employees for all hours worked.

OSHA to focus on Protecting Temporary Worker Safety
Thursday, May 9, 2013

Citing recent cases of temporary worker fatalities, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration has announced a new enforcement, outreach, and training initiative aimed at protecting these workers from workplace hazards.

IRS issues 2014 Inflation-Adjusted HSA Amounts
Thursday, May 9, 2013

The Internal Revenue Service has announced that for calendar year 2014, the annual limitation on deductions for high deductible health plans is $3,300 for an individual plan and $6,550 for a family plan.

DC Appeals Court holds that NLRB Poster Rule is Invalid
Thursday, May 9, 2013

On May 7, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia voided a NLRB rule requiring employers to display a "Notification of Employee Rights under the National Labor Relations Act" poster on company bulletin boards and intranets.

Employee cannot proceed on USERRA Claim filed more than Four Years after Accrual, according to Fourth Circuit
Thursday, May 9, 2013

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently held that an employee could not proceed on a USERRA Claim were he failed to file suit within four years of the time that the claim accrued.

EEOC obtains $240 Million for Disabled Employees at Turkey Processing Facility
Thursday, May 9, 2013

On May 1, an Iowa federal jury awarded a class of 32 men with intellectual disabilities with individual punitive damage awards of $2 million and compensatory damage awards of $5.5 million for a total of $240 million.

Deloitte Survey finds 401(k) Balances up, but More Work Needed on Retirement Readiness
Thursday, May 9, 2013

Most 401(k) plan sponsors agree that employee retirement readiness is of critical importance, according to a recent Deloitte survey featured in CCH Daily Document Update.

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act Updated Resources

HEC has updated its Families First Coronavirus Response Act resources to reflect the revisions to the regulations, effective Sept. 16.

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