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Senate Hears Testimony on ACA's Definition of Full-Time
A handful of employers shared their experience and expertise before the Senate on some of the unintended consequences of the Affordable Care Act's definition of "full-time employees."

Benefits
Supreme Court: No Inference in Favor of Lifetime Retiree Benefits
Silence about the duration of retiree health care benefits in a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) does not mean such benefits vest for life, according to a Supreme Court decision.

Compensation
Inclement Weather Poses FLSA Challenges
When work closes because of inclement weather, exempt and nonexempt employees are treated differently under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Labor Relations
NLRB Decision that Baseball Cap Policy Banned Union Insignia Overruled
An employer's policy forbidding the wearing of all baseball caps other than company caps did not necessarily infringe on an employee's right to wear union insignia at work, an appeals court decided.

Staffing Management
OFCCP Posts Two New FAQs on Veteran Self-Identification
In response to inquiries about a new reporting form for veterans, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) posted two new questions to its Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the new Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) regulations.

 

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