Category: Compliance

NYS Paid Family Leave Updates and Changes for 2019

On Friday afternoon, the NYS Department of Financial Services announced the 2019 Paid Family Leave updates and changes.  You can review the updates on the NYS PFL website. As intended, the number of weeks eligible employees can take will increase to 10 weeks, effective January 1, 2019.  The benefit will also increase to 55% of

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Court Vacates EEOC’s Wellness Rules for 2019

On Dec. 20, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia vacated key provisions of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) final rules for employer-sponsored wellness plans. However, to avoid disruption to employers, the court stayed its ruling until Jan. 1, 2019. The EEOC’s final rules allow employers to offer wellness incentives of

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