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Trucking Company to Pay $300,000 to Settle EEOC Lawsuit

CTI, a Tucson-area regional trucking company, will pay $300,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).  CTI denied reasonable accommodations to a class of individuals with disabilities. ——– … Continue reading

State and Local Update

One of the most difficult things for human resource professionals to do is to keep up with changing State and local laws related to leaves and discrimination.  Below is a brief summary of some new laws of interest. ——– The … Continue reading

ADA Does Not Allow Employee to Choose Accommodation

The structure of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and reasonable accommodation has been clarified by Swanson v. Flossmoor, a recent case decided by the 7th Circuit.  The ADA requires a covered employer to provide an eligible employee with a … Continue reading

Proposed Rules on Nondiscrimination Released

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a proposed rule, Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities, to assist some vulnerable populations.  This proposed rule should not be confused with the pending IRS rules on non-discrimination in health … Continue reading

Pacific Resources White Paper: Insourcing, Co-Sourcing, and Outsourcing Leave and Absence Management

Pacific Resources White Paper_Outsourcing Leave and Absence Management

When determining whether your company should insource or outsource any aspect of leave and absence management, you should first consider your specific goals. What does a successful leave program look like for your company? Most employers typically agree that full … Continue reading

Recent Developments Related to Reporting and COBRA

The IRS has issued final 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C, 1095-C forms and instructions that employers, plan sponsors and group health insurers will use to report health coverage as required by health care reform.  Applicable Large Employers (ALEs), generally employers with 50 … Continue reading