With the definition of earnings changing from one law to the next, it’s a relief to know that new information on the Consumer Credit Protection Act (CCPA) provides a few answers for your Payroll staff.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
A financial wellness program can be to your company’s health insurance what a safety program is to workers’ comp: a strategic way to control costs.
What’s the No. 1 faulty assumption companies make about disability lawsuits?
Here’s another prime example of how expensive it can be to violate federal laws protecting the rights of disabled job applicants.
How far does a company have to go to accommodate an employee with a disability? That question is at the center of this recent lawsuit.
By nature, Finance staffers spend a significant amount of their day parked at their desks. New research suggests that it’s in their best interests to make some changes to their workday routines.
Here’s something companies of all stripes should remember: Slashing the work hours of disabled employees can leave them wide open to lawsuits.
Companies are well within their rights to enforce drug policies that prohibit employees from working under the influence of drugs that impact performance and safety, even if the substances are legally prescribed prescription drugs. But there is a gray area to the law employers must keep in mind.
When employers end up embattled in a discrimination lawsuit, it usually centers on race, gender or age. But there are plenty of other potential problems areas firms need to be aware of.
Some people bug their employers for all kinds of accommodations, such as ergonomically-friendly equipment.
A good idea for the near future: Huddle up with Benefits staffers to make sure your firm has a solid system for investigating fishy disability claims.
You’re Finance’s top protector – from fraud, compliance issues and legal trouble.
If increased medical claims for unhealthy employees isn’t enough of a reason to stress wellness, consider this: Some courts are now ruling that workers’ comp must cover employees’ weight-loss surgery.
It’s one of the best ways to help contain healthcare costs: a wellness program. And it’s about to change, thanks to some new rules from the feds.
There’s often a stigma that’s associated with employees’ mental health issues — and that can hurt businesses of all stripes.
The DOL is targeting employers’ Section 125 cafeteria plans with an increase in audits.
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