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The law firm of Epstein Becker Green has unveiled a new version of its free Wage & Hour Guide for Employers app. The software application is now available for Apple, Android and BlackBerry devices. Key features of the updated app include new summaries of wage and hour laws and regulations, such as the recent minimum wage increases in California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
(202) 861-0900 | www.ebglaw.com | info@ebglaw.com

The Immigrant Defense Project and the Center for Urban Pedagogy has launched a new Web-based education tool designed to help demystify the complex interactions between local authorities and federal immigration policies. The new tool, called “Don’t Get ICEd: A Guide to Protecting Immigrants from Deportation after Arrest,” features information in English and Spanish to help the friends, family and employers of detained immigrants understand the legal proceedings involved in U.S. immigration cases.
(212) 725-6422 | www.dontgeticed.org | info@immigrantdefenseproject.org

Fisher & Phillips LLP has released a new version of its popular FMLA Leave Calculator application. In addition, the law firm has introduced a Web browser version of the app along with its iOS and Android versions. The calculator can help human resource professionals and other managers quickly analyze basic leave requests and determine how much Family and Medical Leave Act leave an employee has available.
(404) 231-1400 | www.laborlawyers.com/FMLALeaveApp | fp@laborlawyers.com

Select International has released a self-identification virtual assistant tool designed to help federal contractors collect employee disability data needed to comply with new regulations issued by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. The tool streamlines the self-identification process by directly delivering surveys to employees in an interactive, easy-to-use format.
(800) 786-8595 | www.selectinternational.com | info@selectinternational.com

Sibson Consulting has released its 2014 Reporting and Disclosure Calendar for Benefit Plans. The calendar provides information and deadlines on compliance issues for many different employment regulations enforced by federal agencies such as Health and Human Services, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, the Internal Revenue Service and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.
(212) 251-5000 | http://www.sibson.com/publications-and-resources/rd-calendar | info@sibson.com

The newest version of NDX, a health benefits nondiscrimination testing tool developed by Claims X-Change Inc., is now available on Thomson Reuters Checkpoint. The software is designed to give health plan administrators and advisors an accurate and cost-effective way to ensure that their organizations remain compliant with the federal nondiscrimination regulations of the new health care reform law.
(800) 950-1216 |  www.cxcnetwork.com | info@cxcnetwork.com

The law irm of Spilman Thomas & Battle has announced the release of the Spilman SuperVision mobile application. The app, available for free download from Apple’s App Store, is designed to help provide corporate executives, general counsel, business owners and HR professionals with answers to employment and labor law questions.
(304) 340-3800 | www.spilmanlaw.com | info@spilmanlaw.com

Buck Consultants has released an audit and training program designed to help employers comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act’s privacy and security rules. The program will review an organization’s current HIPAA privacy and security policies to determine if the company complies with provisions of the federal law.
(202) 776-1004 | www.buckconsultants.com/Services/HealthandProductivity/HIPAAcompliance.aspx | info@buckconsultants.com

United Benefit Advisors has developed and released a guide designed to help businesses determine the number of employees on staff to help comply with the rules and regulations of the federal health care reform law. The guide features helpful information, including how to determine the number of full-time employees; count part-time employees on a pro-rata basis; and provide health benefits for seasonal, foreign and hourly employees.
(317) 705-1800 | www.ubabenefits.com | info@ubabenefits.com

BeneTrac has added capabilities to its benefits and payroll administration tool to help employers comply with the federal health care reform law. The enhancements to Benetrac’s software are designed to help employers and benefits specialists streamline the reporting of the aggregate cost of applicable employer-sponsored health care coverage.
(619) 788-5800 | www.benetrac.com | salessupport@benetrac.com

HealthCare Impact Associates LLC has announced the beta release of Health E(fx), a health benefits management information system designed for the U.S. health care reform law set to take effect in 2014. This system is designed to provide employers data management, analytics, compliance and audit capabilities that comply with the complex regulations of the federal law.
(888) 963-9174 | www.healthefx.us | info@healthefx.us

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