Mandated Benefits Compliance Guide, 2009 Edition

Mandated Benefits Compliance Guide, 2009 Edition

by R. S. M. McGladrey




Mandated Benefits Compliance Guide, 2009 Edition is a comprehensive and practical reference manual covering key federal regulatory issues that must be addressed by human resources managers, benefits specialists, and company executives in all industries.

Mandated Benefits Compliance Guide helps take the guesswork out of managing employee benefits and human resources by clearly and concisely describing the essential requirements and administrative processes necessary to comply with each regulation. The Guide offers suggestions for protecting employers against the most common litigation threats and recommendations for handling various types of employee problems.

Throughout the Guide are numerous exhibits, useful checklists and forms, and do's and don'ts. A list of HR audit questions at the beginning of each chapter serves as an aid in evaluating your company's level of regulatory compliance.

Plus, the 2009 Edition includes a BONUS CD-ROM which includes the many exhibits, checklists, and forms that are contained in the book

The 2009 Edition of Mandated Benefits Compliance Guide has been updated to include coverage of:

  • Information on the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA)
  • Highlights of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)
  • The definition of the regular rate of pay for non-exempt employees and new information on compensation for volunteers
  • Recent case law on the classification of independent contractors
  • Information on ERISA requirements for bonding, plan administrators, written plan document and record retention
  • Electronic notification for Medicare Part D Notices
  • The definition and examples of supplemental excepted benefits under HIPAA
  • The new proposed and final regulations for the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA), as well as an entirely new section on fiduciary responsibilities
  • New information on financial and retirement planning education
  • Descriptions of partial day absences and exempt employee status and the Department of Labor's description of a bona fide sick leave plan

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780735573895
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 12/17/2008
Pages: 1152
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 2.30(d)

Table of Contents

• Human Resources Management: Strategy and Structure
• Organization Development: Planning and Evaluation
• Pay Practices
• ;Payroll Administration
• Health Care Benefits
• Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
• Medical and Health Care Continuation Coverage/COBRA
• Pensions and Other Savings Plans
• Life Insurance and Disability and Income Protection Benefits
• Supplemental Benefits
• Time Away from Work
• Managing the Benefits Package
• The Americans with Disabilities Act
• Family and Medical Leave
• Integrating ADA, FMLA, Workers Compensation, and Related Requirements
• The Interview and Selection Process
• Layoffs and Termination
• Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Plan
• Alternative Work Schedules
• Privacy in the Workplace
• Sexual and Other Prohibited Harassment
• Workplace Health and Safety
• Substance Abuse in the Workplace
• Recordkeeping
• Human Resources Risk Management
• Special Human Resources Situation: Merger or Acquisition
• Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews