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November 21, 2017

Ask the Experts: Do you have appropriate company communication about holiday parties?

November 20th, 2017 Question: Do you have language we can use in a company communication that will go out before our holiday party to encourage responsible […]
November 20, 2017

U.S. Department of Labor Releases Advance Copies Of Form 5500 Annual Return/Report for 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration, the IRS, and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) today released advance informational copies […]
November 17, 2017

U.S. Department of Labor and First Bankers Trust Settle ESOP Lawsuits; Agreement Includes $15.75 Million Recovery for Retirement Plans

NEW YORK, NY – The U.S. Department of Labor has reached agreements to resolve three lawsuits with First Bankers Trust Services Inc. (FBTS). The lawsuits alleged […]
November 9, 2017

U.S. Department of Labor Obtains a Temporary Restraining Order to Protect Participants and Beneficiaries of Failing MEWA

CHICAGO, IL – The U.S. Department of Labor obtained a temporary restraining order in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against AEU […]
November 6, 2017

Ask the Experts: Can a well qualified older candidate have team fit on a much younger team?

November 6th, 2017 Question: We recently interviewed an older candidate for a position. She’s well qualified, but the team she would be working with is made […]
November 4, 2017

General Foreman at Port Elizabeth Convicted of Submitting False Timesheets

NEWARK, NJ – After a seven-day trial, a jury sitting in U.S. District Court in Newark found Paul Moe Sr., general foreman for a Port Elizabeth […]
October 31, 2017

Florida Insurance Scam Leads to $1.6 Million Restitution and Incarceration

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida has sentenced a Port St. Lucie resident to serve 161 months […]
October 25, 2017

Are You Ready to Electronically Report Injuries and Illnesses to OSHA?

December 1, 2017 is the deadline for certain employers to use the Occupational Safety and Health Agency’s (OSHA) Injury Tracking Application (ITA) portal to report information […]
October 23, 2017

Play or Pay: Is Your Health Plan “Affordable” for 2018?

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October 23, 2017

Florida Employment Law Update-October 2017

October 23rd, 2017 2018 Minimum Wage Increase On October 13, 2017, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced that the state’s minimum wage will increase to […]
October 23, 2017

Alaska Employment Law Update-October 2017

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October 23, 2017

Ask the Experts: Employee on modified assignment due to a workers’ comp claim

October 23rd, 2017 Question: We have an employee who is on modified assignment due to a workers’ comp claim. Do we have to pay for the […]
July 2, 2018

District of Columbia Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Minimum Wage Tip Credit Phase Out On June 19, 2018, District of Columbia voters passed a ballot initiative (Initiative 77) to: Increase the […]
July 2, 2018

Colorado Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 Longmont Bans Smoking in Enclosed Areas Longmont, Colorado has passed an ordinance (Ord. No. O-2017-4) generally prohibiting smoking in enclosed areas open to […]
July 2, 2018

California Employment Law Update – July 2018

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July 2, 2018

Alaska Employment Law Update – July 2018

July 2nd, 2018 National Guard Leave and Re-Employment Rights On June 23, 2018, Alaska Governor Bill Walker signed legislation (H.B. 3) extending leave to Alaska residents […]