NEW FEDERAL LAW.
Washington and Nevada employers need to be particularly aware of an important
new development arising out of the passage of the Patient Protection and
Affordable Care Act (recently signed by President Obama)("Federal Health
Care Law"). The Federal Health...
by Sara E. Hauptfuehrer
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA")
requires health insurance issuers and certain employer-sponsored group health
plans to comply with "the applicable State external review process for such
plans and issuers." States' external...
In one of the most anticipated opinions of its term and perhaps in over half a century, the United States Supreme Court today resolved constitutional challenges to two provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the "ACA"): First, a surprising 5-to-4 majority of the Court...
HEY! Which one of you just threw that breast pump at my head?
** Dons sensitivity invisibility cloak **
Nearly two years ago, I wrote here about how the The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act amended the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to require companies to afford employees a "reasonable...
by Elise D. Klein & Joseph K. Hegedus
In National Federation of
Independent Business v. Sebelius, No. 11-393 (U.S. June 28, 2012), the Supreme
Court of the United States upheld the constitutionality of the Act as a whole,
excepting only one provision that deals with the federal government's...