Human Resources Articles
10 Health Care Reform Questions Every Employer Needs to Know Q: What is a “Health Benefit Exchange”? Each state can establish, as a governmental agency or nonprofit entity, an American Health Benefit Exchange. These Exchanges have two functions: To facilitate the purchase of qualified health plans To provide for the establishment of a Small Business Health Options Program (referred to as a “SHOP Exchange”). A SHOP Exchange
California’s Newest Employment Law: Mandatory Paid Sick Leave for all Workers Big news came out of Sacramento yesterday as California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1522 into law. AB 1522, also known as the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, requires all California-based employers to provide employees with up to three days of paid sick leave per year, beginning on July 1, 2015. The Law
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers must engage in an interactive process with the employee to determine if a reasonable accommodationcan be made. The following cases remind employers of the importance of this process when evaluating an employee’s workplace request due to a disability.