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Public Policy News for the HR Professional
Only Hours Left to Apply for the When Work Works Award If you’re an effective and flexible employer and want feedback on how to make your workplace even better, apply now for the When Work Works Award (formerly the Sloan Award). Winners receive a free benchmarking report, media visibility and inclusion in our searchable tool. For more reasons to apply, click HERE. Applications are accepted until midnight tonight!
Capitol Hill Update
Budget Agreement Includes Provisions Affecting Employer-Provided Benefits The congressional budget deal (the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, P.L 114-74) that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on Nov. 2 includes repeal of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) auto-enrollment provision for large employers, increases premiums for the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. (PBGC), and addresses the impending inability for the Social Security Disability Insurance fund to meet its obligations to participants. [ More ]
SHRM-Supported Legislation to Restore “Joint Employer” Standard Moves in House Last week, the House Education and the Workforce Committee approved H.R. 3459, the Protecting Local Business Opportunity
Act, legislation strongly supported by SHRM. The bill passed the committee by a party-line vote of 21 to 15. The legislation, if signed into law, would overturn the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB’s) Browning-Ferris Industries decision, which fundamentally altered the existing joint employer standard. [ More ]
EEOC Issues Proposed Rule Detailing Wellness Plan Incentives Under GINA On Oct. 30, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a proposed rule under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) defining how employers may obtain voluntary health information from employees’ spouses for purposes of a wellness plan. [ More]
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