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Nolan Lafler was recently recognized by the Volunteer Legal Services Program of Monroe County for his pro-bono efforts on behalf of lower income individuals who have wrongly been denied unemployment insurance benefits. To read more, click here.
The provision of severance benefits may constitute an ERISA plan and therefore such arrangements may be subject to the statute's requirements. Although case law provides guidance to employers, ultimately the facts and circumstances of the particular severance arrangement will dictate ERISA’s application. While severance arrangements that provide ongoing benefits to a number of employees will very likely be treated as a plan subject to ERISA, other severance arrangements pursuant to employment or severance agreements may or may not be subject to ERISA.
Paying severance raises unique legal issues and pitfalls that employers and their advisors often fail to recognize.
Jules Smith, a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice of Blitman & King, recently discussed the latest pronouncements of the National Labor Relations concerning employer applications of rules restricting employee use of Social Media, which are generally measured against the rights contained in Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act. Section 7 provides that employees not only […]
This presentation discusses Health Care Reform.
Separation Agreements: BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO!
NLRB's Supervisor Decisions Create Numerous Issues.
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