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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Given that a variety of qualified retirement deadlines are approaching, we thought a refresher on the subject would be helpful, especially for plans that utilize a calendar plan year.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Executive Summary: On March 4, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled to reinstate Obama-era revisions to the pay data reporting requirements ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Buzz couldn't help but think of this memorable Saturday Night Live bit this week upon the release of the administration's fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget proposal on March 11, 2019.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Employers are starting to consider "on demand" pay for employees.
Littler Mendelson
On February 28, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an important decision involving whether contract workers in the oil patch were entitled to overtime.
Proskauer Rose LLP
As discussed here, the IRS's initial interpretation of a new excise tax under Section 4960 of the Internal Revenue Code could catch for-profit employers who set up foundations, trusts, PACs,
Proskauer Rose LLP
As we have previously discussed, the 2017 tax reform act created a new excise tax under section 4960 of the Internal Revenue Code that will affect many tax-exempt employers.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Transit agencies don't need to wait for fully autonomous vehicles to become a reality before they can begin saving money, augmenting safety, and enhancing efficiencies in their bus operations.
Mayer Brown
The Affordable Care Act contains a provision–the so-called "Cadillac tax"–providing for a 40% exciClassic Cadillacse tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The First Circuit held that a plaintiff failed to timely exhaust her administrative remedies under a long-term disability plan because the plan's 180-day time limit for submitting appeals commenced on the date the plaintiff received notice ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Last week, the Wage and Hour Division of the US DoL issued a 219-page Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and accompanying FAQs regarding the regulations defining who is a "white collar" overtime exempt employee.
Holland & Knight
It has been more than a year since the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017...
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor issued its long-awaited proposal to increase the salary threshold for employees to be classified as exempt from the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the federal FLSA.
McDermott Will & Emery
The District of Massachusetts court struck the plaintiffs' jury-trial demand in their ERISA complaint for damages and equitable relief against 401(k) plan fiduciaries.
BakerHostetler
Last Thursday, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced its Notice of Proposed Rule Making that would increase the minimum salary level necessary for employees to be exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Proskauer Rose LLP
After 41 years, singer/songwriter Edward Joseph Mahoney (aka "Eddie Money") terminated the employment of Glenn Symmonds (the band's drummer) ...
Littler Mendelson
Wisconsin employers reviewing Governor Tony Evers' very first budget proposal may be surprised by the number of the employment-related items.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to increase the minimum salary for certain "white-collar" administrative
Foley & Lardner
Administrators of plans subject to ERISA (including plans sponsored by for-profit and nonprofit businesses and organizations[1]) ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: In the latest chapter in the ongoing saga of the U.S. Department of Labor's efforts to increase the salary threshold required for most white-collar exemptions,
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Ruchelman PLLC
On August 8, 2018, the I.R.S. issued much-awaited proposed regulations under new Code §199A, which was added by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The provision was initially discussed in detail in our February 2018 edition.
Littler Mendelson
As 2018 draws to a close, employers are looking to the next wave of labor and employment laws and regulations that will take effect in 2019 and beyond.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
The Department of Labor ("DOL") issued a final rule setting forth its annual adjustments for civil monetary penalties ...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
How do you measure a year in labor and employment law? Likely not in daylights or sunsets, midnights, or cups of coffee — but rather in legislation!
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
The current threshold is $23,660.
Arnold & Porter
Antitrust laws are intended to ensure that firms compete fairly in an open marketplace, including to hire or retain employees.
Littler Mendelson
Declaring it the "most expansive paid family leave time and benefits in the nation," New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill (AB) 3975 into law on February 19, 2019.
Orrick
In April 2018, an en banc Ninth Circuit held in Rizo v. Yovino that an employer cannot justify a wage differential between male and female employees under the Equal Pay Act by relying on prior salary.
Littler Mendelson
On February 19, 2019, Governor JB Pritzker signed into law the "Lifting Up Illinois Working Families Act," which raises the state's minimum wage, in increments, to $15 per hour by 2025.
Mintz
Last month, the Department, issued answers to a handful of frequently asked questions for both employers and employees, and published draft regulations for the implementation of MAPFL.
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