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To assist employers in their efforts to fully understand the Employer Mandate, the Compliance experts of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. prepared this comprehensive abstract of the most important aspects of this significant pillar of PPACA.
Updated January 2018.
Senate Bill (SB) 588, also known as “The Fair Day’s Pay Act” went into effect in California on January 1, 2016. This legislation will give the California Labor Commissioner broad powers to collect judgments for unpaid wages. In addition, the new legislation expands potential liability to individuals for violations of wage laws.
This article will examine the background of personal liability for wage violations, and review the available insurance coverages for personal wage-related liability.
Executive compensation, often the target of scrutiny by boards of directors, shareholders and the public, is a complex management challenge. You need to develop the most effective and appropriate pay guidelines . . .
We’re already into 2016 and there is no letup in the rate of change around us, in terms of challenges, risks and solutions. We know that you are fighting to keep ahead, and that we can help you navigate your way. The topics below highlight some of the many directions that healthcare is taking in terms of transformational trends, continued and increasing regulatory reviews and challenges (think billing E&O coverage) complete with fines and penalties, along with increasing challenges to the non-profit status of hospitals; continued merger and acquisition activity – with investments from venture partners in unexpected sources; continued movement of patients to ambulatory settings; continued reductions in skilled nursing occupancy as patients/residents are supported in lower costs venues.
On December 16, 2015, the IRS issued Notice 2015-87 which provided additional guidance for health FSAs with a carryover provision. The IRS notice discusses COBRA with a carryover provision and two carryover restrictions that employers may impose.
As a trusted advisor, Gallagher has developed its Compliance Playbook series to help employers identify targeted employee benefits compliance issues as part of an overall game plan. The January edition focuses on the year ahead.
Is your organization undergoing significant transition? Organizations going through change as the result of a merger or acquisition, or because of a desire to create a more efficient and effective operations, often benefit from our help in organizational design.