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Five states, 22 cities, and one county in the United States mandate paid sick leave benefits, making the United States the only country among 22 developed nations that doesn’t guarantee paid leave if someone falls ill or has to care for a sick family member. President Obama in 2015 signed an executive order requiring federal […]
Implementation of the “Cadillac Tax,” a tax on expensive employer health plans, has been pushed back from 2018 until 2020. Many, though, would like to see the tax go away completely. More formally known as Section 9001 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the 40 percent excise tax will be levied against “excess” benefits and […]
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Prescription drug costs rose by 12.6 percent in 2014 and by 10 percent in 2015 — well beyond the U.S. inflation rate. And in some extreme cases, specialty drug costs increased more than 5,000 percent. What can employers do to control these soaring costs? In 2015, Martin Shkreli, chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals, was […]
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