U.S. Department of Labor Increases Civil Monetary Penalties for OSHA, FLSA & ERISA Violations Effective August 1, 2016

The Department of Labor has recently adjusted their civil monetary penalties for inflation.  The Department’s interim final rule has significantly increased the penalties for over 60 kinds of violations of labor and employment laws, including...

EEOC Issues Final ADA and GINA Regulations Clarifying Limits on Employer Wellness Programs

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued final regulations on the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) on wellness programs offered by employers that request health...

EEOC Proposes Regulations Clarifying Wellness Plan Limitations Under GINA

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend the regulations implementing Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) as they relate to employer wellness programs that are...