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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 Cammie Scott, SPHR, at eat1@eau1eav1eaw1.

US Department Of Labor Provides $3.8 Million Grant To Help Arkansas Residents Recover From Severe Storms
May 31, 2011 • Posted by Fritz Melissa

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $3,758,327 National Emergency Grant to assist with clean-up and recovery efforts in…

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FTC Settles with Firms over Failure to Protect Employee Data
May 26, 2011 • Posted by Fritz Melissa

Sensitive information of nearly 65,000 employees allegedly compromised By Roy Maurer The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ordered two companie…

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Summary of Arkansas Act 585 of 2011
May 24, 2011 • Posted by Fritz Melissa

An Act to Expedite Administrative Tax Appeals and Promote Access to Justice Hearings on Appeals The primary purpose of the Act is to shorten the in…

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Summary of Arkansas Act 861 of 2011
May 24, 2011 • Posted by Fritz Melissa

Satutory Changes in LawEffective July 26, 2011 Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount Currently indexed at 12% of average weekly wage.

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Summary of Arkansas Act 754 of 2011
May 24, 2011 • Posted by Fritz Melissa

An Act to Decrease the Sales and Use Tax on Natural Gas and Electricity used by Manufacturers Overview The Arkansas sales and use tax rate on elect…

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HHS Announces MLR Waivers
May 19, 2011 • Posted by Fritz Melissa

The federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Friday that it will waive the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act&rsquo…

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Beebe: Labor Board Ruling Could Be 'Detrimental'
May 19, 2011 • Posted by Fritz Melissa

(Reprinted with permission from TalkBusiness.net) Arkansas Gov.

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Changes to Healthcare Cost Reporting Requirements
May 02, 2011 • Posted by Fritz Melissa

Employers will be responsible for reporting to employees the total cost of their group health benefit plan coverage on their W-2 forms under the Pati…

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