Monthly Archives: January 2014

Jan 29, 2014  |   By Todd Stanton →

Snow Day Issues

We’ve received several contacts from clients and other lawyers concerning employment issues that have come up as a result of the inclement weather. Here’s a few quick answers to common questions (under Georgia and federal law), but please let me know if you have others or need a more thorough explanation about anything covered here: Q: Do I have to pay my employees if I     Continue reading

Posted in Fair Labor Standards Act, Featured, General Business   |  

Jan 4, 2014  |   By Elizabeth Sigler →

Benefits Basics: Decoding the Alphabet Soup of Plan Documents

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) is a complex and detailed federal law governing the administration of employee benefits. ERISA’s application to a particular plan is itself a complex issue, but the law generally governs pension, “welfare benefit,” and profit sharing plans employers offer their employees, and is supplemented by other federal statutes with which you may be already familiar, such as HIPAA and     Continue reading

Posted in Benefits and Benefits Administration, COBRA, Featured   |