Category Archives: Labor Laws

Illinois Pregnancy Accommodation Bill

On May 28, the final version of HB 8 won approval in both state chambers of the Illinois Legislature. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn quickly applauded the development and signaled his intent to sign the bill. The proposal amends the Illinois … Continue reading

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COBRA Notice Changes

COBRA notice requirements have been issued by the Department of Labor (DOL), along with updates to COBRA model notices, clarifying to workers that, if they are eligible for COBRA continuation upon leaving a job, they may, instead, purchase coverage via … Continue reading

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Repeal of ACA Deductible Limits

The Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (P.L. 113-93) eliminates the deductible limits for employer-sponsored health plans in the small group market. ┬áSpecifically, Sec. 213 of the law repeals Section 1302(c)(2) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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