Benefits Update – May 2011

From the editors of CCH’s BENE and BAN products, here are hot topics from recent Employee Benefits Management Directions newsletters as well as recent explanatory updates in Employee Benefits Management. Also included are recent explanatory updates to the Benefits Answers Now product. If you have any comments/suggestions concerning the information provided or the format used, […]

Environmental Compliance Update – May 2011

Additions to the Environmental Compliance Portfolio During April 2011, over 100 pages of analysis and other materials were added to the Environmental Compliance Portfolio under the following topics: Air Quality Compliance, Hazardous Waste Compliance, Wastewater and Water Quality Compliance, and Business and the Environment (sustainable development and climate change). Air Quality Compliance Materials and Tools […]

Banking and Finance Update – May 2011

From the editors of CCH’s Banking and Finance publications, this update describes significant developments covered in our products in recent reports, as well as product enhancements Past issues of the Banking and Finance Update can be viewed on the Banking and Finance Web page at: http://business.cch.com/updates/bankingFinance. If you have questions or comments concerning the information […]

HR State Law Summaries Update – May 2011

Arizona Preemployment Inquiries Law A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit has ruled that a federal court in Arizona did not abuse its discretion when it blocked the state of Arizona from enforcing key provisions of its controversial immigration law pending a challenge to the measure by the Obama Administration. The lower court properly concluded […]

Benefits Update – April 2011

From the editors of CCH’s BENE and BAN products, here are hot topics from recent Employee Benefits Management Directions newsletters as well as recent explanatory updates in Employee Benefits Management. Also included are recent explanatory updates to the Benefits Answers Now product. If you have any comments/suggestions concerning the information provided or the format used, […]

Food, Drugs & Device Update – April 2011

Topic of the Month: In Mid-April, the White House unveiled a multi-agency plan aimed at reducing the “epidemic” of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. — including an FDA-backed education program designed to reduce the misuse and misprescribing of opioids. Opioids are synthetic versions of opium that are used to treat moderate and severe pain. […]

Environmental Compliance Update – April 2011

Additions to the Environmental Compliance Portfolio During March 2011, over 100 pages of analysis and other materials were added to the Environmental Compliance Portfolio under the following topics: Air Quality Compliance, Hazardous Waste Compliance, Wastewater and Water Quality Compliance, and Business and the Environment (sustainable development and climate change). Air Quality Compliance Materials and Tools […]

HR State Law Summaries Update – April 2011

Arkansas Health Insurance Benefit Coverage Law To the extent that the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders are not already covered by a health benefit plan, coverage shall be included in a health benefit plan that is delivered, executed, issued, amended, adjusted, or renewed in this state on or after October 1, 2011 (Act […]

Energy Update – April 2011

From the editors of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, this update describes important developments from CCH energy publications. If you have any comments or suggestions concerning the information provided or the format used, we’d like to hear from you. Please send your comments to pamela.maloney@wolterskluwer Electric Utilities Higher Compensation for Demand Response Affirmed The Commission […]

Ethics and Government Update – April 2011

From the editors of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, this update describes important developments from CCH ethics and federal campaign financing publications. If you have any comments or suggestions concerning the information provided or the format used, we’d like to hear from you. Please send your comments to pamela.maloney@wolterskluwer.com. Contracting ACUS Committee Considers Draft Compliance […]