EEOC Announces Web Portal to Be Available July 15, 2019

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced their web-based portal for the submission of the Component 2 EEO-1 reports for 2017 and 2018 will be active by July 15, 2019 via the Component 2 EEO-1 Online Filing System. The EEOC has contracted with...

Paid Family Leave Continues to Expand State-by-State

With the signature of Governor Ned Lamont, Connecticut has become the 7thstate to mandate paid family leave, joining California, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Washington and the District of Columbia. Although the new law only directly impacts...

Individual Health Insurance HRA

On June 13, 2019, the departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury jointly issued a final rule that will allow employers of all sizes to provide tax-free reimbursements to employees who purchase individual health insurance coverage.  Prior...

DOL Seeks Information on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

The Department of Labor (DOL) plans to issue a request for Information regarding the FMLA.  In it, the DOL will solicit comments on ways to improve its regulations under the FMLA to: (a) better protect and suit the needs of workers; and (b) reduce administrative and...