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08.21.2014

Employers in the San Francisco Bay Area must now help their employees use alternative transportation under a program approved by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

05.21.2014

The Seattle employment community is abuzz about the prospect of a $15 minimum wage for all Seattle employees, which would make it the highest minimum wage in the nation.

03.04.2014

The Affordable Care Act added the so-called “Play-or-Pay” mandate or “Employer Shared Responsibility” provisions to the Internal Revenue Code (the Code).

11.01.2013

The IRS announced the Year 2014 cost-of-living adjustments for various provisions affecting employee benefit plans.

10.07.2013

On September 13, 2013 the U.S. Department of the Treasury (IRS), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), collectively referred to herein as the Departments, coordinated the issuance of guidance regarding the application of certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to health reimbursement arrangements and other employer-sponsored healthcare arrangements.

10.01.2013

Recently, the SEC, by a vote of 3 to 2, proposed long-delayed and controversial rules to implement the “CEO pay ratio” disclosure mandated under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  The proposed rules, voted in on September 18, 2013, would require U.S. public companies to disclose the median annual total compensation of all employees and the ratio of that median to the annual total compensation of the company’s CEO.