Seyfarth Synopsis: In August, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals revived a challenge by Airlines for America (“A4A”), to San Francisco’s Healthy Airport Ordinance (the “Ordinance”), which requires airlines that use the San Francisco International Airport, which the City runs, to provide enhanced health plan benefits to the airlines’ employees and their dependents.Continue Reading The Benefits of Flying into SFO; Employees Have Free Family Health Insurance – For Now
Seyfarth Synopsis: New York Governor Kathy Hochul has signed legislation that, effective immediately, adds wage theft to the definition of “larceny” under the state’s penal code, creating potentially harsh penalties for the state’s employers.
Under a recently enacted New York statute, wage theft is considered a form of “larceny” under the state’s penal law.Continue Reading Wage Theft Now A Form Of Larceny In New York
Seyfarth synopsis: Employee sustained an injury in a work-related accident. Based on New York’s Workers’ Compensation Law he was classified as having a nonschedule permanent partial disability. He received an award of $500 per week, and pursuant to a statutory cap could not receive this amount past 350 weeks. Employee…Continue Reading An Unscheduled Demise: N.Y.’s Highest Court Denies Unscheduled, Unpaid Workers Compensation To Deceased’s Son
Seyfarth Synopsis: In light of recent state-level trends, businesses have begun exploring avenues to assist employees in states with restrictive abortion laws with travel to nearby states to receive abortion services. In implementing these programs, employers should consider the various ERISA and tax code-related provisions that may impact design.
Seyfarth Synopsis: Within hours of his inauguration, President Trump issued an Executive Order labeled “Minimizing the Economic Burden of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Pending Repeal”. As described in greater detail below, the immediate impact of this executive order is uncertain and affected parties would be …
Continue Reading One Healthcare Impact of President Trump’s Executive Order – Replacement Plans Emerging