Tag: Notice Requirements

Question: For California employers, is it the employer’s responsibility to send out COBRA notices when a small business is subject to Cal-COBRA? Answer: Most insurance carriers require that the employer notify the carrier of a Cal-COBRA qualifying event. Once the carrier is notified, the carrier will often send Cal-COBRA rights and election paperwork to the former employee…

Question: A firm has downsized to less than 20 employees for more than two years but still has the same policy manual. Does that firm need to amend the policy manual to be exempt from Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) rules? Answer: While you can continue to maintain notice in your manual regarding the…