- Drug firm launches legal action against government advisers. Moynihan, Ray // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;11/20/2010, Vol. 341 Issue 7782, p1071
The article reports that drug company AstraZeneca filed a suit against 17 members of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee and the Australian federal health minister.
- LEGISLATIVE Scorecard. // Legal-Legislative Reporter;Mar2008, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p14
The article lists several proposed legislation of interest to the employees benefit industry in the U.S., including the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the Savings Account for Every American Act of 2007, and the Social Security Surplus Protection Act of 2007.
- Technology and employee benefit plans: New legal issues. Richman, Ronald E. // Employee Benefits Journal;Mar1995, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p2
Summarizes some of the legal issues that may arise from technological advances in the administration of employee benefit plans and discusses various legal and practical measures plans should consider to limit their liability from advances in technology. Legal issues in choosing advanced...
- Family values: Government forces employers to do the right thing. W.J. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;2/15/93, Vol. 188 Issue 7, p42
Reports on the Senate's passing of the Family Leave bill and sending it on for the President's promised signature. Provisions of the bill; Opposition to the bill from many business groups; Author's rationale for supporting the bill.
- The President's council on competitiveness. Brookes, W.T. // Nation's Business;May89, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p32
Commentary. Discusses the proposed competitiveness council, to be headed by Vice President Dan Quayle, which will examine the cost to employers of employee benefits.
- Legislation in Spain will impact employee benefits. Howard, Lisa S. // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;8/28/95, Vol. 99 Issue 35, p6
Reports on the possible legislation in Spain that will have an impact on employee benefits market in that it will force employers to create pension schemes external to the company. Stringent requirements regarding solvency margins and financial strength; Focus on retirement area as a growth market.
- High court rules on ERISA pre-emptions. Hofmann, Mark A. // Business Insurance;06/09/97, Vol. 31 Issue 23, p46
Gives information on how the United States Supreme Court is continuing circumscribe how broadly the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) pre-empts state laws that have an economic impact on benefit plans. Information on rulings involving Employee Retirement Income Security Act;...
- Benefits focus shifts to individuals. Geisel, Jerry // Business Insurance;4/24/95, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p133
Reports on the legislative changes in the approach to employees benefits in the United States. Benefit options to individuals through changes in the Tax Code; Individual empowerment drive; Creation of a type of individual retirement account.
- Survey finds employers believe Congress isn't benefits-savvy. Geisel, Jerry // Business Insurance;1/20/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p6
Cites a survey by Washington-based American Benefits Council that states U.S. Congress' inadequate understanding of laws and regulations governing employee benefit plans. Instances identifying findings of the survey; Statistics division of employers on the basis of their opinion; Employee...