January 21st, 2020
Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.
Fisher & Phillips LLP
The Occupational Safety and Health Act (the OSH Act) has been the principal force of change acting to reduce work-related injuries, deaths, and diseases of occupational origin in American workplaces. It has led to the issuance of hundreds of safety and standards regulations that affect every type of workplace – from th...
January 14th, 2020
Ellisa H. Culp, Eric D. Penkert, Grace H. Ristuccia, Thomas M. Christina
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Most group health plans sponsored by employers in the private sector -- other than certain health savings accounts (HSAs) -- are considered employee welfare benefit plans under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). If a group health plan (or any other welfare benefit plan) is governed by ERISA, a number of ERISA’s provis...