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  • Jeremiah D. Wood

    Jeremiah D. Wood

    DOL Issues Guidance Addressing Cybersecurity For Plan Sponsors

    May 12, 2021
    For the first time, the Department of Labor (DOL) has issued guidance addressing cybersecurity for plan sponsors, plan fiduciaries, recordkeepers, and plan participants of ERISA covered plans.
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  • Timothy Ezell

    Timothy C. Ezell

    On-Demand Webinar: Stark & Anti-Kickback Final Rule

    April 28, 2021
    Timothy Ezell, Attorney with Friday, Eldredge & Clark, and Rud Blumentritt, Partner with HORNE Healthcare, address Start and the Anti-Kickback Final Rule in this 15-minute on-demand webinar.
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  • Amie Alexander

    Amie Alexander

    On-Demand Webinar: HIPAA Concerns

    April 28, 2021
    Amie K. Alexander, Attorney with Friday, Eldredge & Clark and Mike Skinner, Managing Partner with HORNE Cyber answer pressing questions related to HIPAA and security in this 15-minute on-demand webinar.
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  • Amie Alexander

    Amie Alexander

    Amie Alexander Honored for Pro Bono Work

    April 27, 2021
    Attorney Amie K. Alexander has been recognized as one of the Outstanding Pro Bono Attorneys of the Year. The honor is given each year by the Legal Aid of Arkansas on Law Day to honor those attorneys who have dedicated their time to those in need.
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  • Jeremiah Wood

    Jeremiah D. Wood

    Employers Have Options to Help Employees With Student Loan Debt

    April 27, 2021
    As you have probably heard, student loan debt is a big issue. According to federal statistics, 69 percent of college students in the Class of 2019 took out student loans, and they graduated with an average debt of $29,900 per student. Additionally, approximately 14 percent of these students’ parents took out loans to assist their children attend college. Overall, there is more than $1.71 trillion in student loan debt in the United States, and this is spread out over approximately 44.7 million borrowers. So, what are some methods an employer can use to assist its employees and attract new employees related to student loan debt? This article will discuss two options that the IRS allows employers to use to assist with and encourage the repayment of student loan debt.
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    Lindsey Emerson

    Lindsey Raines Leads Firm's AHA Fundraising Efforts

    April 22, 2021
    Attorney Lindsey Emerson Raines serves as the firm’s team captain in the 2021 Central Arkansas Heart Walk. The fundraiser, an annual event for benefiting the American Heart Association, has raised more than $181,000 so far this year. Fundraising efforts began in February and continue through Saturday, April 24 at the actual Heart Walk that will take place at Chenal Promenade.
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  • Julio Olaya

    Should Employers Mandate COVID-19 Vaccinations?

    April 22, 2021
    COVD-19 cases are trending in a positive direction. Cases are down, and all adults may now receive a COVID-19 vaccine. While legislative efforts have been made to curtail an employer’s ability to mandate the COVID-19 vaccination onto their employees, as of today, those efforts have been unsuccessful. The question that seems to be on every employer’s mind is not whether they can mandate these vaccines, but whether they should.
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