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February 23, 2018

California Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Employer Response to Immigration Inspection Notice In January 2018, the California Department of Labor Standards and Enforcement (DLSE) released its pre-inspection notice, Notice […]
February 23, 2018

Missouri Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Kansas City Ban the Box Ordinance On February 1, 2018, the Kansas City Council in Missouri passed an ordinance (180034) restricting an employer’s […]
February 23, 2018

New Mexico Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Santa Fe Living Wage Poster Updated In February 2018, the City of Santa Fe updated its living wage poster to reflect the March […]
February 23, 2018

Texas Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 City of Austin Paid Sick Leave On February 15, 2018, the Austin City Council approved a paid sick leave ordinance (earned sick time) requiring employers to […]
February 23, 2018

Vermont Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Recreational Marijuana Legalized On January 22, 2018, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed legislation (H.B. 511) legalizing recreational marijuana. According to Vt. Stat. Ann. […]
February 23, 2018

Washington Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Spokane Ban the Box Ordinance In December 2017, the City of Spokane enacted a ban the box ordinance prohibiting employers from advertising restrictions […]
February 23, 2018

Wyoming Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 23rd, 2018 Health and Safety Poster Updated On February 2, 2018, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services updated its Notice to Employees Health and Safety Protection […]
February 19, 2018

Ask the Experts: Do company owners need to fill out a Form I-9?

February 19th, 2018 Question: Do company owners need to fill out a Form I-9? Answer: The owner of a business will need to complete a Form I-9 to […]
February 12, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 12th, 2018 IRS Releases Publication 15 and W-4 Withholding Guidance for 2018 On January 31, 2018, the federal Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Publication 15 […]
February 12, 2018

New York Employment Law Update – February 2018

February 12th, 2018 Enforcement of NYC Fast Food Deductions Law Stayed by Federal Judge On January 17, 2018, enforcement of the NYC Fast Food Deductions Law, […]
February 10, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Investigations Help Retirement Plans Recover Nearly $16 Million After Losses from Fraudulent Loans

CHICAGO, IL – The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into a settlement agreement with U.S. Fiduciary Services and three of its subsidiaries that provides for […]
February 10, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Sentencing Of Former Connecticut Resident for Theft of Benefit Checks

HARTFORD, CT – After an investigation by the Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) and Office of Inspector General (OIG), Yolanda Silverio, a former […]
June 13, 2018

Ask the Experts: FMLA Child Bonding Leave

June 13th, 2018 Question: When an employee requests child bonding leave for an adoption, what documentation can the employer require for verification? Answer: Under the federal […]
June 15, 2018

Tips for Preparing Form 5500

At this time of year, many employers and benefit advisors begin preparing Form 5500, the annual report required for most employee benefit plans. Form 5500 must […]
June 15, 2018

IRS Early Release of Draft W-4 Form and Instructions for 2019

June 15th, 2018 No Action Needed by Employers In the beginning of June 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a draft 2019 Form W-4 along […]
June 18, 2018

Vermont Employment Law Update – June 2018

June 18th, 2018 Promoting Remote Workers and Remote Work Arrangements On May 30, 2018, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed legislation (S.B. 94) establishing a new remote […]