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Employee Benefits Newsletter – Winter 2017

By Joy M. Napier-Joyce, Charles F. Seemann III, Joshua Rafsky and Kellie M. Thomas
  • January 24, 2017

In this issue:

HHS and ACA Enforcement under the Influence of a Trump Administration. A summary of some of the essential facts about enforcement of the Affordable Care Act by the Department of Health and Human Services.

Continued Struggles Expected for the Internal Revenue Service. The Trump Administration is expected to continue the ongoing curtailment of the agency.

What to Expect of DOL under Labor Secretary Puzder. The President’s choice of fast-food tycoon Andrew F. Puzder to lead the DOL offers some insights.

Avoiding the Pitfalls of the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act. The issues faced by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation directly affect blue-collar workers (key supporters of President Trump in the recent election), we can expect the PBGC will be front and center at some point in the Trump presidency.

Trump Appointments Could Have Major Impact on ERISA Litigation. President Donald Trump’s first Supreme Court appointee likely will restore the conservative majority on the Court.

Recent Developments. Recent developments in benefits-related law that you need to be aware of.

Featured Lawyer: Robert Wood, Principal in our Greenville office.

Media. See which outlets Jackson Lewis’ employee benefits attorneys have recently appeared in.

Upcoming Seminars. Join us for a benefits seminar near you!

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