United States: Government Proposes Regulations On 90-Day Limit To Waiting Period For Health Insurance - Grant Thornton LLP
The IRS, the Department of Labor and the Department of Health and Human Services have issued proposed regulations to implement the 90-day waiting period limitation added to the Public Health Service Act by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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Cass Sunstein on making government simpler, not smaller
As head of the White House office that deals with government regulation under President Obama, Cass Sunstein pushed for fewer rules and lower costs. His new book lays out a path for simpler, if not smaller, government going forward.
Spending cuts to hurt homeland security
The $85 billion in spending reductions looming over the federal government will cut into the nation's homeland security department and affect how it carries out vital missions, a top Obama administration official warned Wednesday.
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United States: National Defense Authorization Act: Generous Whistleblower Protections For Employees Of Government Contractors On The Horizon - Proskauer Rose LLP
Awaiting President Obama’s signature, Sections 827 and 828 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (NDAA) would enhance the whistleblower protections of contractor and subcontractor employees for the Department of Defense (DOD) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and establish a 4-year "pilot program" to strengthen whistleblower protections for all other federal executive agency contractors and subcontractors.
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Latino grocery chain faces immigration audit
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 10:46 Mi Pueblo A Mi Pueblo store in Tracy, Calif. Mi Pueblo was founded by a Mexican immigrant, and hires mostly Latino workers. Now, the Northern California supermarket is under a federal probe to expose undocumented workers. Mi Pueblo, a Latino supermarket chain with humble roots, faces the prospect of a mass layoff, a boycott and a federal investigation -- all because of questions about its employees’ legal status and right to work in the U.S. The Northern California grocery chain imports and produces a full spectrum of foods from Mexico. Its 21 stores, and counting, pop up in urban food deserts that stores like Safeway don’t touch. Mi Pueblo took some heat recently when the company voluntarily joined E-Verify , a federal program that screens job applicants’ immigration status against a federal database. Turns out it wasn’t so voluntary. The company revealed this month that U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, has launched an employee ...