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Cybersecurity Risk Management is Complex
Although employers are managing workforce-related risks in a variety of ways, one area that is being overlooked by employers is the insurance coverage that may be available to manage security risks related to their workforce.

ACA Poses Tough Choices, HR Director Testifies Before Congress
Implementation of Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements is resulting in employers needing to make touch choices due to coverage requirements and the complexity of the law, testified an HR director before a House committee.

Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility
Anti-Trafficking Regulations Impose New Obligations on All Federal Contractors
Amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) aimed at eliminating substandard labor conditions within government contractors' supply chains are in effect.

Robust Internal Complaint Program Can Stave Off False Claims Act Lawsuits
Encouraging employees to bring False Claims Act complaints and other claims of fraud internally seems counterintuitive but can save a company millions, a recent case illustrates, according to a management attorney.

Labor Relations
'Fight for $15' Protests Expected to Be Biggest Ever
The "Fight for $15" protests on April 15, 2015, which pressed companies to pay their workers a minimum of $15 per hour, were expected to include 60,000 protesters in 200 cities and 40 countries.

Ambush Election Rule Catches Many Employers Flat-Footed
The ambush election rule is "an unwelcome wake-up call" for some employers, according to a management attorney.


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