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- 10 Long Term Disability Pointers
Your LTD claim: The Initial Steps
- Donít Get Caught in 409A Tax Trap Ė Year End Deadline Looms
Severance payments on a release or non-compete must comply with Section 409A tax rules by December 31, 2012.
- Legality of E-Verify System in Californiaís Employment Sector
The Federal governmentís vision for the E-Verify system is nothing but positive however mandatorily implementing the program may hurt the employment sector. The functionality and efficiency of the E-Verify program is very much advantageous in addressing the national issue about illegal immigrants. Nevertheless, it can also hamper the speedy employment process of qualified and legal workers.
- Woman Escapes Sex Traffickers in Brooklyn
The woman had told the police that a man and a woman approached her as she walked on a street and abducted her into a car. The incident occurred at about 2 a.m. After six hours into the abduction, the woman escaped.
- Blockbuster Inc. to Pay Over $2M to Settle EEOC Suit for Sex, Race
Blockbuster, Inc. has entered into a consent judgment requiring it to pay over $2 million to settle an employment discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
- America Is Outraged After Gay Man Beat Up Outside Nightclub
Under United States law, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) does not enforce the protections that prohibit discrimination and harassment based on sexual orientation.
- Study Finds Blacks and Latinos Total 80% of People Stopped by NYPD
Discriminating against an innocent individual or a group based on race or national origin may be prosecuted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, such as those individuals who are Muslim, Arab, Afghani, Middle Eastern or South Asian.
- ACLU is Suing Floridaís Law Regarding Welfare Drug Testing
The ACLU is arguing that the law is unconstitutional since it constitutes an unreasonable search or seizure. No other state currently requires drug testing for this reason, but Florida is the first state to enact the law.
- New Effective Dates Set for ERISA Disclosure Rules
Effective Date of Service Provider Fee Disclosure Extended to April 1, 2012 - Effective Date of Participant-Level Disclosure Extended to May 31, 2012
- Supreme Court Expands Scope of Deferential Review of ERISA Plan Administratorsí Determinations
The U.S. Supreme Courtís recent ruling in Conkright v. Frommert,  highlights the importance of ensuring that an ERISA planís documents explicitly grant discretionary authority to the plan administrator to interpret the plan and resolve ambiguities. The ruling affirms that a court will not second guess an administrator armed with such authority even in a case where the administrator has previously made a mistake.