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Archive for December, 2009

Obama Signs COBRA Subsidy Extension

Posted on: December 22nd, 2009

By:  Kelly E. Morrison

On Saturday, December 19, President Obama signed H.R. 3326, a defense appropriations bill with a continuation provision that will let involuntarily terminated workers seek the temporary 65% Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) subsidy extension until February 28, 2010. (more…)

New “Equal Employment Is The Law” Poster Released

Posted on: December 4th, 2009

By Bradley T. Adler and Jonathan J. Kandel

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently updated its “Equal Employment is the Law” poster.  All employers subject to federal antidiscrimination statutes like Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”), and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”) are now required to post the new poster.  This effectively includes all companies with fifteen or more employees. (more…)