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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Recently, we began a discussion of “quirky” counting rules under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), starting with issues relating to overtime hours.  Today, we continue the discussion by addressing the “quirky” counting aspects involved in the intersection of […]

Friday, October 3, 2014

Twenty states and counting. Same-sex marriages are now recognized in 20 states and the District of Columbia. The most recent addition to this growing group is the state of Missouri. Pursuant to a ruling issued earlier today by Jackson County […]

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Of all the administrative challenges posed by the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), the most difficult may be ensuring that you are correctly determining FMLA hours available and taken for each employee.  Figuring out how to apply the general […]

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Recently the IRS issued Notice 2014-49, offering guidance for situations in which the measurement period or method applicable to an employee changes. Background Under the Affordable Care Act, as amended (“ACA”) an applicable large employer risks the imposition of a […]

Monday, September 29, 2014

If you keep an eye on the investment world at all, you’ve certainly heard the news – Bill Gross, co-founder and chief investment officer of Pacific Investment Management (PIMCO), is leaving the very company he started more than 40 years […]

Friday, September 26, 2014

If your 401(k) plan maintains a participant loan program, you may discover that you have compliance concerns thanks to a relatively obscure Florida tax statue.  Under its revenue laws, Florida imposes a document tax on loan transactions that are made, […]

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Last Thursday, the IRS issued Notice 2014-55 (“Notice”), which expands the scope of permissible mid-year election changes under the cafeteria plan rules to allow an employee to revoke an election of employer-sponsored health coverage in the event of the employee’s […]

Monday, September 8, 2014

When is a signature more than just a signature? In Perez v. Geopharma, decided on July 25, 2014, Geopharma’s CEO, Mihir Taneja, brought a motion to dismiss an ERISA breach of fiduciary duty claim under the company’s health and welfare […]

Friday, September 5, 2014

Our sister blog, Start-Up Bryan Cave, recently posted about when and why to use the an 83(b) election.  The post has a good discussion of the advantages and disadvantages. One item it does not mention is the company’s deduction, which […]

Thursday, September 4, 2014

We hope you enjoyed our “40 Years of ERISA” word find!  The solution to the Word Find is after the jump.