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DOL Delays “Final Rule” for ERISA Disability Benefits

On November 29, 2017, The Department of Labor delayed through April 1, 2018, the applicability of a Final Rule amending the claims procedure requirements applicable to ERISA-covered employee benefit plans that provide disability benefits. The purpose of the Final Rule was to add procedural protections and safeguards similar to those applicable to group health plans … Continue Reading

Paid Family Leave On the Rise – California and New York State Both Set to Expand Benefits Starting January 1, 2018

Come January 1, 2018, employees in California and New York will enjoy new and expanded rights to time off work, with pay, to attend to certain family needs.  New York, whose law was enacted in 2016 (see our prior post here), boasts its law as being the nation’s “strongest and most comprehensive” on paid family … Continue Reading

SPB partner to address key Singapore compensation and benefits conference

Off to a flying start, or what? Not content with hosting the next in our series of international labour and employment law webinars http://www.squirepattonboggs.com/en/insights/events/2017/05/employment-law-worldview-webinar-series-focus-on-asia, our new L&E Asia hub partner Julia Yeo will shortly be treading the boards again with a starring role at the Tower Ballroom – but not dancing and, no doubt to … Continue Reading
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