The August 2013 issue of The NCUA Report is available online. Among other things, the issue contains a report on understanding member business loan waivers from Region II, and a report from the Office of Consumer Protection on garnishing accounts that contain federal benefit payments. Click here for the August issue of The NCUA Report.
DOL issues guidance on FMLA and same-sex spouses:
The United States Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued guidance on how the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) will apply to same-sex spouses of covered employees. The guidance expressly confirms that same-sex spouses of such employees will fit within the definition of “spouse” under the law for those employees who live in Washington DC or one of the 13 states that recognize same-sex marriage. These states are: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington. DOL’s Fact Sheet #28F: Qualifying Reasons for Leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act is available here. For more information contact your HR professional.
CFPB Twitter discussion: kids and money:
The CFPB Blog has information regarding a Twitter discussion from 1–2 p.m. ET Tuesday, August 27, for parents to learn about teaching their kids about money. Click here for more information.