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On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule to make 1.3 million American workers newly eligible for overtime pay.  The new rule will take effect on January 1, 2020. The final rule updates the earnings thresholds necessary to exempt executive, administrative...

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In a surprising victory for employer groups and 21 states in a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court in Eastern District of Texas, Judge Amos Mazzant issued a nationwide preliminary injunction that effectively stopped implementation of the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule, which...

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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued an updated Model COBRA Election Notice forms for employers to use in providing information to beneficiaries about options to enroll in Marketplace coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Qualified individuals who lose group health plan coverage,...

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