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Bill to Let Multiemployer Pensions Cut Benefits Passes
Severely distressed multiemployer pensions will be able to reduce benefits paid to retirees under an amendment to the omnibus spending bill approved by the U.S. Senate.

Congress Retroactively Increases Transit Benefit Limit for 2014
The Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014, awaiting the president's signature, retroactively raises the pretax transit benefit level for 2014. But along with other tax relief provisions, the new limits won't carry over into 2015.

Avoid Holiday Wage and Hour Traps
'Tis the season to ensure wage and hour compliance. The holiday season can trip up employers in many ways.

Employee Relations
When Is Enough ADA Leave Enough?
Few areas of employment law cause as much frustration for employers as the lack of a definitive answer to the question of how much leave beyond the Family and Medical Leave Act's (FMLA's) 12 weeks must be provided under the Americans with Disabiltiies Act (ADA).

Labor Relations
SHRM to Join Lawsuit Against NLRB over 'Ambush Election' Rule
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) approved a proposal for SHRM to join a lawsuit against the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), challenging its "ambush election" rule.

Staffing Management
D.C. Circuit Upholds OFCCP's Disability Regulations
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regulations requiring certain steps to improve federal contractors' employment of people with disabilities has survived a legal challenge at the federal appellate court level.


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