Four acts—FMLA, COBRA, HIPAA, and ERISA—passed by Congress greatly define the arena of benefits. Briefly define each law and cite one current issue that employers should be or are concerned with for each act. In defining your current issues, describe why this is an issue, include an example of an organization that has violated this law, and describe the violation and the penalties that were imposed.
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