Monthly Archives: August 2009

Why Small Businesses Find They Cannot Afford Health Insurance Coverage

The Baltimore Sun reported last week on the plight of small employers in the Baltimore area, and the cost of health insurance.  Without market power, small businesses have a difficult time providing health insurance to employees.   Still, it’s a very popular fringe benefit, and most people believe having health insurance indispensable. That is, until they...
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Congress May Add to Disabled Veterans’ Rights

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) aims to prohibit discrimination against employees who serve or have served in the United States military.  One of the problems that the law tried to remedy is a reserve employee’s uncertainty about his or her schedule.  Because someone with reserve obligations to the military may...
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