December 2008 - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

Department of Labor’s Final Rule on Family and Medical Leave

Department of Labor’s Final Rule on Family and Medical Leave Phelps Dunbar LLP Highlights of the New FMLA Regulatory Changes Military Family Leave: On January 28, 2008, President Bush signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) of 2008. Section 585(a) of the NDAA amended the FMLA to provide two new leave entitlements relating […]

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Massachusetts Issues Final Guidance on Minimum Creditable Coverage

Massachusetts Issues Final Guidance on Minimum Creditable Coverage Patrick C. Haynes, Jr., Esq., LL.M. On Friday, October 17, 2008, the Massachusetts Connector released final regulations regarding minimum creditable coverage (MCC) requirements under the Massachusetts health care reform law. These requirements are effective January 1, 2009. Should an employer’s health/Rx plan not satisfy the MCC requirements […]

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