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Wiljo Interiors Inc. in Tulsa Pays More Than $200K in Unpaid Wages and Benefits

A recent investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division found Wiljo Interiors Inc. violated overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act; and did not pay the proper prevailing wage rates or fringe benefits required under the Davis Bacon Act. Read more.

A Look Back at Health Care in 2015

As we examine the best of 2015, let’s take a look at some of the key trends that affected the health care industry this year. Health insurance exchanges, premium increases and online enrollment are just a few of them. Read more.

Is It Time to Update Your Affirmative Action Plans?

Under federal law, government contractors and subcontractors with 50 or more employees who have entered into at least one contract of $50,000 or more with the federal government must prepare and maintain a written affirmative action program, which must be developed within 120 days from the commencement of the contract and must be updated annually. Many states also have affirmative action program requirements for state government contractors. Read more.

Six Big Things Employers Need to Know About Health Insurance in 2016

As we approach a new year, it’s time to gear up for another round of regulatory changes, particularly with respect to the Affordable Care Act. Here are six things likely to happen next year that will affect your health plan. Read more.

For Millions, Health Coverage Would Be Cheaper Than ACA’s Tax Penalty

The Affordable Care Act's individual mandate to buy health insurance for next year will be more costly than signing up for low-level coverage for 3.5 million Americans, according to an analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation released Wednesday. That's because many of the 10.5 million uninsured people who are eligible to buy an exchange plan could receive heavily discounted coverage from premium subsidies. Read more.

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