McAfee & Taft employment attorney Charlie Plumb discusses a proposal by U.S. Department of Transportation to create a national database of drug and alcohol test results as well as traffic citations for commercial drivers.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS LAW ALERT » Yesterday, the Treasury Department issued its much-anticipated final regulations on the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) so-called employer mandate, under which certain employers have to either (a) offer affordable, minimum-value health coverage to full-time employees and their dependents, or (b) pay certain penalties. These final regulations are game-changers.
OKLAHOMA LAW ALERT » A little-noticed change to retaliation claims just went into effect. Beginning February 1, 2014, Oklahoma employers face greater exposure to claims of workers’ compensation retaliation.
Labor and employment lawyer Charlie Plumb looks at the news this week of petition filed with the National Labor Relations Board seeking recognition of the College Athletes Players Association as union representatives for Northwestern University's football players.