Articles From Derek A. Schryer

Proposed EEOC wellness program regulations reduce regulatory anxiety; Compliance complexity remain By Derek A. Schryer Employee Benefits, October 2015 A look at the EEOC's proposed regulations.
New W-2 reporting requirements: What employers need to know By Derek A. Schryer Employee Benefits, November 2011 All employers that provide applicable employer-sponsored coverage during a calendar year are subject to the reporting requirement set forth in Code Section 6051(a)(14).
Illinois Civil Union Act By Derek A. Schryer Employee Benefits, March 2011 Beginning on June 1, 2011, Illinois will recognize same-sex marriages, civil unions or other similar legal relations entered into in another jurisdiction as a civil union.
The stimulus bill’s effect on COBRA administration By Derek A. Schryer Employee Benefits, June 2009 On February 19, 2009, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the “Act”). The legislation provides for government-subsidized COBRA premiums to involuntarily terminated employees for up to nine months. Both employer sand employees should become familiar with the changes created by this Act.
Clearing the smoke surrounding non-smoking wellness programs: the limits to premium incentives By Derek A. Schryer Employee Benefits, December 2008 Employers are increasingly implementing wellness programs to help minimize their soaring health care costs.

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