Directions Newsletter - August 2017

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Directions newsletter is a monthly publication of the Benefits & HR Consulting division of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. The August 2017 issue features articles about a variety of health & welfare benefits, international, retirement, human resources, and state law issues and developments:

  • Plans Must Use the New SBC Template for the 2018 Plan Year
  • OCR Provides Quick-Response Checklist
  • 6 Common Legal Pitfalls for Wellness Programs
  • Record-keeping evidence leads Eleventh Circuit to conclude that former employer met COBRA obligations
  • India’s Maternity Benefits Act enacted, requiring employers to grant more maternity leave and create daycare facilities
  • Disability and Defined Contribution Plans: An Explosive Mix
  • DOL Requesting Comments on Overtime Regulations
  • Enhancing Employee-Employer Cultural Alignment Through an Effective Search and Selection Program
  • How Medical Marijuana Complicates Workplace Policies for Employers
  • What’s New in State Laws
  • Upcoming Deadlines
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