Yesterday the United States Supreme Court upheld, in a 5-4 decision, the constitutionality of the individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act. I am no expert on the act and I have not had time to closely review the decision. Consequently, I suggest you do what I am doing and go read some of the
New Proposed FMLA Regulations
The Department of Labor recently released new proposed regulations concerning the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Since the proposed regulations are 477 pages, it is nice that Ohio employment lawyer Jon Hyman has provided a excellent overview.
Jon simply has one of most informative employment law blogs around. Here are his highlights of…
Think Twice Before Deducting From Employee’s Last Paycheck
Charlie Longbrief, attorney at law, had just turned off his computer late on a Friday afternoon when the phone rang. It was Pete Geek who owned a local computer consulting service.
"Charlie, I’ve got a problem," Pete said.
"Tell me about it," Charlie said.
"Well, I had to fire one of my sales people earlier…
Patriot Act Struck Down in Part
Iowa patent and intellectual property attorney Brett Trout posted yesterday on the recent ruling from a federal judge that struck down a key part of the Patriot Act. Brett refers to an article from the Associated Press.
It is important to note the judge immediately stayed his ruling so the government could appeal. I will follow…