Tag: HR New Legislation

EEOC Wellness Program Rule Lawsuit Decided in Favor of AARP

The district court had previously ruled against the plaintiffs’ motion for a preliminary injunction, finding AARP did not prove irreparable harm to its members was likely; yet in the end AARP has prevailed in its challenge. 

Provisions Lawmakers Are Seeking in Health Reform

The U.S. House of Representatives did not vote on the new health bill as planned Thursday, but a look at why they didn’t and the provisions of the bill show what lawmakers are seeking—some of which would reduce costs and burdens for employers.

ACA Executive Order Does Not Stop Plan Sponsor Actions

Despite an order by Trump to minimize the burden of the Affordable Care Act, industry experts say nothing will happen soon, and even after any repeals, plan sponsors may keep doing what they are doing.

What the Election Outcome Could Mean for Employee Benefits

Bruce Ashton, partner at Drinker, Biddle and Reath LLP, shared his thoughts at the 2016 PLANADVISER National Conference about what the outcome of the presidential election could mean for the employee benefits industry.

MASIX Global Benefits Reveals New Risk Solution

A new solution from MAXIS Global Benefits Network promises to help multinational organizations pursue competitive rates and better predictability around benefits costs. 

Open Enrollment Not Just About Health Benefits

Mercer experts reviewed open enrollment objectives and recent developments in the health care provider market during a webcast Thursday—suggesting open enrollment can also be a time to address the retirement package.