For a number of years now, I've done pro bono work for The Law Project (TLP). Since 1985, the Law Project has provided free legal services to nonprofits & small businesses. TLP is a project of the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Inc. Since the.

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I'll be part of a panel discussing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for Crain's Small Business Week this coming Wed., 10/3, 8:45am – 11:00am. This is a free seminar titled "The New Healthcare Law: What Employers Need to Know." Four other professionals & I will be discussing the ACA's.

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On my LinkedIn group, California based attorney and group member Stefan Miller posted some great information about the recently effective Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”).   This information is concise and easy to read.  So, I thought that it would be useful to.

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Paul Shaheen, my associate from The Horton Group, an employer benefits brokerage and consultancy, sent me their latest LegalEase newsletter today. It's worth posting because it's an in-depth and fascinating article concerning projected employer health care costs for 2008. 2008 Per-Employee Health Care Costs To Exceed.

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Obese Police: Firms Force Workers to Slim Down

Posted by: Chuck  /   Category: Employee Benefits / Health Care / Human Resources / Insurance / Wellness   /   No Comments

No, the above title doesn't refer to doughnut eating cops, it's about an increasingly popular tool to reduce healthcare costs and increase workplace productivity - wellness programs. Crain's Chicago Business recently published the following article about wellness programs. It cites a program implemented by my associates over at The Horton Group for their own employees.

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