Audit Alert! Hospitality Industry

Professionals working in hospitality, including hotels and restaurants, are no strangers to Department of Labor (DOL) scrutiny. In 2012, then-Labor Secretary Solis announced that the...

’Tis the Season to Rein-In EEOC Overreach

On December 17, 2015, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision that seriously curtails enforcement authority claimed by the EEOC’s litigators. In EEOC...

Proposed Rule Would Impact ERISA Plans

Over 50 million people and 34,000 benefit plans could be impacted by a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) proposed rule published last week. In its...

Insuring our Troops: USERRA and Benefit Plans

First, please consider a few numbers: 2,200. 211,000. 6,150,000. These are dollar amounts representing settlement costs for employers who were sued by the Department of...