- EMPLOYER'S GUIDE TO THE FEDERAL HEALTH INSURANCE CONTINUATION AND PORTABILITY RULES |
Eleventh Edition (Over 220 pages)
By Richard J. Simmons
All employers with 20 or more employees who provide health and medical benefits
must comply with the federal health insurance law - called COBRA. The law gives
employees and their dependents the right to continue converge under their employer's
health plan after termination, resignation, divorce, death, layoff, and other
qualifying events. In addition, California law requires covered employers
to provide supplemental insurance protection and written disclosures. In 2009, new rules for premium subsidies took effect. This publication
reviews the rules in a concise and understandable manner. It includes sample COBRA
notices, and HIPAA rules.
EMPLOYER'S GUIDE TO THE AMERICANS
WITH DISABILITIES ACT
Edition (Over 55 pages) By Richard J. Simmons
The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) represents the first comprehensive national
mandate that prohibits discrimination against qualified disabled individuals.
It also requires covered employers to make reasonable accommodations to the known
physical and mental disabilities of job applicants and employees. This manual
provides concise, practical information regarding the obligations created by the
law and the manner in which to comply. Among the subjects addressed are protection
of physical and mental disabilities, limitations to qualified disabled individuals,
exclusions of certain disabilities, drug testing, remedies, and benefit issues.
EMPLOYER'S GUIDE TO WORKPLACE
SECURITY AND VIOLENCE PREVENTION
Edition (Over 160 pages) By Richard J. Simmons
This manual provides a practical and useful review of the laws in the field of
workplace security and violence prevention, the obligations of employers, and
the concerns that every workplace now faces. It addresses CAL-OSHA rules, applicant
screening techniques, new rules and forms for TRO's, the workplace violence safety
act, high-risk occupations, special health-care guidelines, mandatory changes
to IIP plans, violence prevention strategies, sample forms and policies, a sample
IIP program, ADA issues, negligent hiring and retention, confidentiality concerns,
statistical insights, complaint procedures, and duty to warn.