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2013-08-22 23:00:30

On August 16, 2013, a federal appeals court sides with Obama Administration (DOL) against Aetna in a provider overpayment ERISA class-action, after DOL filed an Amicus Brief and also joined the provider in the oral argument. DOL’s interpretation of the ERISA for overpayment disputes remains consistent with the recent federal court decisions. Hanover Park, Illinois (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 On August 16, 2013, a federal appeals court sides with Obama Administration (Department of Labor,...

2013-07-17 23:17:54

Final rules on Federal contractors’ obligations regarding, covered veterans (VEVRAA/JVA) and individuals with disabilities (Section 503) are anticipated to be published this month. San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s latest semiannual regulatory agenda published on July 3, 2013, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) states that it plans to publish its highly anticipated final rules on Federal contractors’ obligations...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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