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SHRM HR Issues Update
 

   4/9/2010
 

 

 
Health Care Reform

SHRM Holds Webcast on Implementing the New Health Care Law in the Workplace
With the ink now dry on the new health care reform law, HR professionals are turning their attention to implementing the law’s provisions.  On Wednesday, April 7, SHRM provided a comprehensive webcast entitled, Health Care Reform - Leading Your Organization's Response. More ]


Jobs

Employers to Benefit from New HIRE Act 
In an ongoing attempt to stimulate the economy and create jobs, President Obama signed into law the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act on March 18. [ More ]


Workplace Flexibility

SHRM Invited to White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility
On March 31, SHRM was invited to participate in a high-level White House forum that brought together roughly 100 leaders from business, labor, academia, advocacy groups and government to discuss workplace flexibility.  [ More ]


Unemployment Insurance and COBRA

UI Extension Coming …. But When?
When Members of Congress return from their spring recess on Monday, April 12, the first piece of unfinished business awaiting the Senate is a temporary extension of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits and continuing health insurance coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA). [ More ]
 

Enforcement

Labor Department Toughens Enforcement on Internships
In recent days, there have been several news reports about the legality of unpaid internships and the Labor Department’s plan to crack down on employers’ who use unpaid interns. [ More ]


 

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