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Is There Something Magical About These Four Letters? F-M-L-A

May 20, 2015 by David T. Andrews

We are frequently asked if an employee has to specifically request FMLA leave before the company’s HR department has to complete the FMLA notice paperwork.  The definitive answer to that...

Ohio BWC is Transitioning to Prospective Billing in July of 2015

May 18, 2015 by

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation currently charges premiums on previous payroll, which means the BWC extends coverage prior to receiving premiums for the coverage period. To bring...

EEOC Challenges Wellness Plans

Apr 07, 2015 by Jill C. McQueen

In recent months, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed lawsuits against three different employers alleging that their wellness programs violate the Americans with...

Payout from Ohio BWC Overcharge Settlement Delayed

Apr 06, 2015 by

In July 2014, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation entered into a $420 million settlement for a lawsuit in which the BWC was accused of overcharging some businesses for workers’...

U.S. Supreme Court Weighs In on Pregnancy Discrimination

Apr 06, 2015 by Jill C. McQueen

On March 25, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its long awaited decision in Young v. United Parcel Service, a case involving an employer’s duty to accommodate a pregnant worker...

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