Recent Publications

Employment Law In Virginia (Ed.), Virginia Law Foundation (5th edition 2014) (available at www.vacle.org)

Virginia Wage and Hour Handbook, Virginia Chamber of Commerce Legal Reference Series (2010) (available at www.vachamber.com)

Virginia Business Torts, Virginia Law Foundation (2d edition 2009) (available at www.vacle.org)

Virginia Employment Practices and Forms, Virginia Law Foundation (3d edition 2010) (available at www.vacle.org)

Client Alerts

DOL Narrows Standards for Selecting Socially Responsible Retirement Plan Investments
Employee Benefits Update (June 2018)

The Elusive Search: Considerations for Locating Missing Retirement Plan Participants
Employee Benefits Update (April 2018)

Recent Health and Welfare Guidance Affecting Health Plans and Insurance Coverage
Employee Benefits Update (March 2018)

Key Features of the Tax Reform Bill that Could Affect Your Benefit Plans and Executive Compensation Practices
Employee Benefits Update
(November 2017)

IRS Announces 2018 Dollar Limits on Compensation and Benefits
Employee Benefits Update
(October 2017)

Unpacking the ACA Executive Order and Other Recent Developments Affecting Your Health and Welfare Benefit Plans
Employee Benefits Update
(October 2017)

10 Key Things About Multiemployer Pension Plan Withdrawal Liability
Employee Benefits Update
(July 2017)

Key Features of the American Health Care Act Affecting Employer-Sponsored Health Plans
Employee Benefits Update
(May 2017)

DOL Proposes 60-Day Delay to Fiduciary Rule
Employee Benefits Update (March 2017)

Proposed Regulations Permitting Forfeitures to Fund Safe Harbor and Corrective Contributions
Employee Benefits Update
(February 2017)

2017 Benefits Compliance Calendar for Calendar Year Plans
Employee Benefits Update (January 2017)

Responding to the ACA Executive Order
Employee Benefits Update
(January 2017)

A Roundup of Recent Guidance Affecting Your Health and Welfare Plans
Employee Benefits Update
(January 2017)

New Federal Protection for Confidential Information
Employment Law Update (December 2016)

New FLSA Salary Threshold Delayed
Employment Law Update (November 2016)

2016 Year-End Compliance Checklist
Employee Benefits Update (November 2016)

IRS Issues 2017 Dollar Limits on Compensation and Benefits
Employee Benefits Update (October 2016)

Recent Legal Developments Impacting Your Health and Welfare Plans
Employee Benefits Update (September 2016)

New Section 409A Rules Impact Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans
Employee Benefits Update (July 2016)

EEOC Releases Final Regulations on Employer Wellness Programs
Employee Benefits Update (May 2016)

Department of Labor Increases Salary Level for Exempt Employees
Employment Law Update
(May 2016)

Court Decisions Highlight the Need for Plan Sponsors to Review Recovery and Anti-Assignment Provisions
Employee Benefits Update (March 2016)

Recent ACA Guidance Provides Needed Relief for Health and Welfare Plan Sponsors
Employee Benefits Update (February 2016)

IRS Issues Welcome Guidance on Safe Harbor Retirement Plans
Employee Benefits Update (February 2016)

Time to Review Your Employee Compensation Arrangements
Employee Benefits Update (December 2015)

2015 Year-End Compliance Checklist
Employee Benefits Update (November 2015)

IRS Announces 2016 Dollar Limits on Compensation and Benefits
Employee Benefits Update (October 2015)

Roundup of Recent Developments Affecting Retirement Plans
Employee Benefits Update (July 2015)

Important New Developments Affecting Health and Welfare Plans
Employee Benefits Update (July 2015)

Retirement Plan Sponsor Fiduciary Duties Following Tibble v. Edison Int’l
Employee Benefits Update (May 2015)

Recent Developments Affecting Retiree Health Coverage
Employee Benefits Update (April 2015)

Recent Case Highlights Potential Liability of Employers for Administrative Errors in Deferred Compensation Plans
Employee Benefits Update (April 2015)

DC Increases Employer Obligations and Penalties Through Wage Theft Prevention Amendment Act of 2014
Employment Law Update (March 2015)

The President’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Key Retirement Initiatives
Employee Benefits Update (February 2015)

Time to Prepare for New Affordable Care Act Information Reporting Requirements
Employee Benefits Update (February 2015)

Year-End Compliance Checklist for Benefit Plans
Employee Benefits Update (November 2014)

IRS Announces 2015 Dollar Limits on Compensation and Benefits
Employee Benefits Update (October 2014)

Updated Model COBRA and CHIP Notices
Employee Benefits Update (June 2014)

New Guidance for Treatment of Same-Sex Spouses Under Employee Benefit Plans
Employee Benefits Update (April 2014)

IRS Announces New Two-Year Period for Employers to Update their Adoption Agreement
Employee Benefits Update (April 2014)

New Information Reporting Requirements under the Affordable Care Act
Employee Benefits Update (March 2014)

New Guidance on Limited Benefit Programs That May Be Exempt from Health Reform and Certain HIPAA Requirements
Employee Benefits Update (March 2014)

Counting Your Full-Time Employees and Permitted Waiting Periods Under the Affordable Care Act
Employee Benefits Update (March 2014)

Year-End Compliance Checklist for Benefit Plans
Employee Benefits Update (November 2013)

IRS Relaxes Use It or Lose It Rule for Health Flexible Spending Accounts
Employee Benefits Update (November 2013)

IRS Announces 2014 Dollar Limits on Compensation and Benefits
Employee Benefits Update
(November 2013)

New Guidance About the Impact of Same-Sex Marriage On Your Employee Benefit Plans
Employee Benefits Update (October 2013)

Deadlines Approaching for Providing Required Notices of Privacy Practices and Notices of Health Insurance
Emplolyee Benefits Update (September 2013)

Plan Sponsors Get Slight Delay in Annual Issuance of Fee Disclosure Comparative Charts
Employee Benefits Update (September 2013)

The Impact of the Supreme Court’s DOMA Decision On Your Employee Benefit Plans and Policies
Employee Benefits Update (July 2013)

July 31st Deadline for Initial PCOR Fee Payment and New IRS Filing
Employee Benefits Update (July 2013)

Employer Mandate Under Health Reform Delayed Until 2015
Employee Benefits Update (July 2013)

Updated Model COBRA Notice
Employee Benefits Update (May 2013)

DOL Issues Model Notices on Health Exchanges
Employee Benefits Update
(May 2013)

Target Date Retirement Funds
Employee Benefits Update (March 2013)

The Potential Impact of Sequestration on FLSA-Exempt Employees and Employee Benefit Plans
Employee Benefits Update (February 2013)

Upcoming ISO and ESPP Reporting Deadlines
Employee Benefits Update (January 2013)

Year-End Compliance Checklist for Benefit Plans
Employee Benefits Update (November 2012)

Health Plan Checklist for Open Enrollment Season and Beyond
Employee Benefits Update (October 2012)

Important Changes in 2013 Affecting Social Security and Medicare Taxes
Employee Benefits Update (October 2012)

2013 Dollar Limits on Compensation and Benefits
Employee Benefits Update (October 2012)

Important Update Affecting Severance Agreements
Employee Benefits Update
(September 2012)

Don’t Cash Your MLR Rebate Check Before You Understand Your Legal Duties
Employee Benefits Update (August 2012)

DOL Rules That Certain Tax-Exempt Organization 403(b) Plans Are No Longer Exempt from ERISA
Employee Benefits Update (July 2012)

Key Pension Provisions of the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012 and Recent IRS Guidance Affecting Defined Benefit Plans
Employee Benefits Update (July 2012)

Health Flexible Savings Accounts Must Be Amended to Reflect $2,500 Limit Taking Effect in 2013
Employee Benefits Update (July 2012)

DC Reverses Course (Partially) on Mandatory Withholding for Retirement Payments to Washington, D.C. Residents
Employee Benefits Update (April 2012)

Helpful Tips for New Summaries of Benefits and Coverage Required Under Your Group Health Plan
Employee Benefits Update (April 2012)

New Mandatory Withholding on Retirement Payments to Washington, D.C. Residents
Employee Benefits Update (February 2012)

Important New Developments Affecting Retirement Plans
Employee Benefits Update (February 2012)

Important New Developments Affecting Employer-Sponsored Health Plans
Employee Benefits Update (February 2012)

Year-End Compliance Checklist for Benefit Plans
Employee Benefits Update (November 22, 2011)

2012 Dollar Limits on Compensation and Benefits
Employee Benefits Update (October 20, 2011)

New Disclosures Required for Group Health Plans
Employee Benefits Update (August 20, 2011)

Expanded List of Preventive Care Services for Health Plans
Employee Benefits Update (August 1, 2011)