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Employee Benefit Solutions Update: House Passes Bill to Change Definition of the Full-Time Employee According to ACA Requirements

Jan 17, 2015

Editors Note: In an effort to provide the best employee benefits solutions to our clients, their employees, and their employees’ families in the automotive, roads, and fuels industry, the following is an update on proposed legislation that could impact how companies are handling the Affordable Care Act and its many requirements. AWANE... Read more →

Important Update: MA Auto Dealer Franchise Laws Could Be at Risk--State Grants Tesla’s Right to Continuing Selling Direct to Consumers

Sep 20, 2014

On Tuesday, Bloomberg Businessweek reported that the state of Massachusetts’ supreme court rejected attempts by the Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Associations to curb Tesla Motor’s approach to direct car sales, citing that the eco-friendly, all electric car manufacturer’s process benefits their customers and does... Read more →

Supreme Court Rules That For-Profit Corporations Are Not Obligated to Comply With the Affordable Care Act's Contraception Mandate Based on Religious Beliefs

Jul 10, 2014

On Monday, June 30th, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the protections of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) extend to some for-profit corporations seeking an exemption from a mandate in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requiring non-grandfathered group health plans to... Read more →