With Summer quickly approaching, now is a great time to prepare for the upcoming employee benefit changes. An article from Barran Liebman outlines the Top 10 Employee Benefit Plan Actions set to take place before January 1, 2014. These requirements include:
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As reported by Barran Liebman, a new law signed by Governor Kitzhaber requires that Oregon employers must provide employees who are veterans with time off on Veterans Day, as of April 4, 2013. This law is effective immediately, so prepare to process requests for time off on Veterans Day, November 11, 2013.
Iris Tilley, an attorney at Barran Liebman who specializes in employment law advice & litigation, ERISA compliance and affirmative action compliance, joins the Human Resources for Small Business podcast to discuss what employers need to know about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or commonly known as Health Care Reform or ObamaCare.
In an eAlert by Iris Tilly of Barran Liebman, she notes that the Obama Administration provided additional insight related to health care reform days prior to the Thanksgiving holiday.
From Barran Liebman on August 7, 2012:
“In the latest effort to expand labor law rights, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that simply asking an employee not to discuss ongoing internal investigation matters with co-workers until the investigation is concluded violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)…”
A legal update by Amy Angel, Paula Barran, and Valerie Berg of Barran Liebman, details that the NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) attempted to institute a “new rule requiring most employers to post a Notice describing employee rights” but that such efforts have been hindered due to pending legal challenges. However it continues its efforts to inform workers of their rights.
As a human resource company that prides itself on its culture, Xenium has proved yet again that it is a top company to work for in Oregon after placing 20th in the medium business category in the 2012 ’100 Best’ awards.
On November 7th, Amy Angel, a Partner at Barran Liebman, wrote an excerpt on veteran rights. The article is timely given the fact that Veteran’s Day is upon us. Read the article below: