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Here you will find literary tidbits on state and federal legislation as it relates to the Human Resources field. Laws are constantly changing and staying up-to-date is imperative as an HR Professional. We hope you find this blog a useful tool for answering questions and raising awareness of legislative issues. Would you like to contribute to this blog? Is there a specific topic you would like to see addressed here? If so, please contact NOARK Legislative Chair at eat1@eau1eav1eaw1.

Federal Legislative Alert
December 20, 2010 • Posted by Fritz Melissa

Late Thursday, December 16th the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4853, the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Crea…

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Federal Judge Rules Insurance Mandate In Healthcare Law Unconstitutional
December 15, 2010 • Posted by James Madden

The AP reported "President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul hit its first major legal roadblock Monday, thrown into doubt by a federal ju…

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How has Employer Provided Education Assistance (Section 127) helped you?
December 06, 2010 • Posted by Fritz Melissa

Without action, tax-free employer education assistance will end on December 31st. Tell Congress why Section 127 is important to YOU!

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Individual Can Be Liable for Retaliation Under State Law, Ark. High Court Rules
December 06, 2010 • Posted by Fritz Melissa

By Joanne Deschenaux An individual supervisor can be held liable under state nondiscrimination laws for workplace retaliation, even though he or she…

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Health Reform Update: Grandfathered Rule Amended
November 30, 2010 • Posted by Jean Madden

Previously, one of the ways an employer group health plan could lose its grandfathered status was if the employer changed issuers – (i.e. switc…

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Senate Votes Against Proceeding to Debate on Paycheck Fairness Act
November 30, 2010 • Posted by Jean Madden

Today, in the U.S. Senate, supporters of the Paycheck Fairness Act failed to get enough votes to proceed to a floor debate on the Act (S.3772) by a tally of 58-41.

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Ask Your Senators to Oppose the So-Called "Paycheck Fairness Act"
November 17, 2010 • Posted by Jean Madden

Federal Legislative Action Alert YOUR ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED! The "lame duck" session of Congress is about to begin, and the Senate is poised to …

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IRS Defers W-2 Employer Health Care Reporting Requirement
October 14, 2010 • Posted by Jean Madden

A requirement that employers report the cost of health care coverage under an employer-sponsored group plan was deferred for 2011, the Internal Revenue Service said Oct.

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