June 17, 2014

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler and Human Rights Commission (HRC) Executive Director Sharon Ortiz have released a joint letter to Washington state employers, insurance companies and benefit plan administrators regarding healthcare benefits.  The letter applies in Washington state; however, the logic may apply elsewhere, too. Read the rest of this entry »


August 29, 2011

Anyone who has worked for or with a multi-state employer knows that one of the most difficult aspects of absence management is keeping up with changes in state and local laws.   This posting is an effort to provide some of the more recent information about changes in state and local laws, including case law.  Read the rest of this entry »

Questions Continue to Plague Milwaukee’s Sick Leave Ordinance

November 4, 2010

Evenly split in their decision to affirm or reverse the previous order from the Circuit Court, the Wisconsin Supreme Court justices decided that the best course of action for this case would be to remand it back to the 4th District Court of Appeals.  Six months prior to their decision, the appellate court had also declined to make a decision to reverse or affirm the judgment of the Circuit Court, claiming that the issue was one that should be handled by the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Read the rest of this entry »