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Cadillac Tax Sets Employers on Edge
2018 is closer than it sounds. Health care plan administrators already are fretting about how to avoid the "Cadillac tax" slated to take effect then.

Review FMLA Practices to Ensure Compliance
Employers can beat the Department of Labor (DOL) to the punch by conducting their own review of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) practices before the DOL audits.

Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility
SEC's $30M Whistle-Blower Award Largest Ever
A whistle-blower award by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) isn't just the largest award the SEC has ever made, it's more than double its largest previous award.

Safety & Security
Confront Employees Who Perpetrate Domestic Violence
The steps an employer should take when it suspects an employee is committing domestic violence are far from clear. Two considerations are whether that person poses a general danger to workplace safety, and whether there is an ethical duty to report concerns to legal authorities.

Staffing Management
DACA Quietly Marches On
It's been two years since President Barack Obama announced the United States would not deport certain undocumented youth who had come to the country as children.


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Stereotypes and Fears
Brenda Kasper, Attorney Partner at Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLC, states that stereotypes and fears about mental disabilities often result in unlawful employer conduct.

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