Monthly Archives: November 2011

What Retaliation Could Cost You: Alcazar-Anselmo v. City of Chicago

November 10th, 2011

November 2011 Alcazar-Anselmo v. City of Chicago: What Retaliation Could Cost You! Employers can find themselves defending against claims of retaliation or interference when the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is mishandled. There have been plenty of examples of this scenario played out within the court system. Alcazar-Anselmo v. City of Chicago highlights the importance...

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Common Compliance Questions- Part 13

November 10th, 2011

November 2011 October 7, 2011 If the employee fails to pay his or her portion of the health insurance premium during FMLA leave and then fails to return from leave, does a qualifying event occur? If it does, does it occur on the last day of FMLA leave? Under Treasury Regulations Section 54.4980B-10, Q/A-1(a)(1), the relevant consideration...

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Judge Rules Ohio-based Cascom Employees Misclassified as Independent Contractors, Denied Overtime pay in Suit Brought by US Labor Department

November 10th, 2011

November 2011 Judge rules Ohio-based Cascom employees misclassified as independent contractors, denied overtime pay in suit brought by US Labor Department Court yet to determine amount of wages and damages owed; more than $1.6 million sought DAYTON, Ohio - In a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Labor against Cascom Inc. and president Julia...

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FSA Tools: Mobile Apps and Videos

November 10th, 2011

November 2011 FSA Mobile Apps: Coming Soon for some of our FSA Clients Nearly 80 percent of Americans own a mobile phone, and more than 26 percent of those phones are smartphones, which represent the next stage in consumer self-service. For your convenience, BASIC is rolling out mobile apps for Android and Apple smartphones that...

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