Tag: election

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, gives a quick preview of the impact election day’s house flip will have on labor on employment law. Keep an eye on this blog for law alerts detailing new state laws on marijuana,…

Question: Can an employee waive employer-sponsored health care when participating in COBRA?  If so, can she or he enroll in the plan at a later date? Answer: Yes, the employee can choose to waive employer-sponsored coverage and maintain coverage under COBRA continuation for the maximum duration. If coverage is waived, the employee may enroll either:…

Question:  Does the California Time Off to Vote Law apply only on Election Day? What if an employee plans on voting early? Answer: As we interpret the regulations, the time off to vote rules apply to any time an employee is exercising his/her right to vote in a statewide/federal election.  If the employee is voting early…