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Show Me The Money: EEOC Requires Pay Data By September 30
As we alerted you in April, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) extended the deadline for its new pay data reporting requirement from May 31, 2019 to September 30, 2019.
United States
17 Jul 2019
Massachusetts Paid Family And Medical Leave—Three-Month Delay Is Made Official
In our most recent alert regarding the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (PFML), we noted the possibility that the start of employer and employee contributions could be delayed.
United States
18 Jun 2019
Don't "Leave" It To The Last Minute—Deadlines For Massachusetts Employers Near
On May 24, 2019, the new Department of Paid Family and Medical Leave (the department) held a hearing on the proposed regulations implementing its namesake law.
United States
10 Jun 2019
The Section 4960 Excise Tax: Application To Tax-Exempt And Affiliated Taxable Entities
Federal tax law changes enacted with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 may require tax-exempt organizations to reevaluate their compensation practices, particularly with respect to employee severance.
United States
6 Jun 2019
Paying It Forward: EEOC Extends Pay Data Reporting Deadline To September 30, 2019
As we alerted you last month, a federal judge reinstated the EEO-1 pay data reporting requirement that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) had previously announced in September 2016.
United States
8 Apr 2019
"Pay" Attention: Tracking Two New Federal Wage Requirements
An eventful first week of March saw newsworthy announcements related to the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA) overtime rule and the EEO-1 pay data reporting requirement.
United States
19 Mar 2019
U.S., Mexico, Canada Agree To Update NAFTA
After more than a year of sometimes contentious negotiations, the United States, Mexico, and Canada reached an agreement late Sunday night to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement ...
United States
9 Oct 2018
Family (Leave) Planning: Essentials On The Recently Passed Massachusetts Paid Family Leave Law
On June 28, 2018, Governor Charlie Baker signed An Act Relative to Minimum Wage, Paid Family Medical Leave and the Sales Tax Holiday (the "Act").
United States
2 Aug 2018
Should Startups Extend The Window To Exercise Options?
David Gammell, in this article published by Xconomy, discusses key factors for founders to consider when making decisions regarding how and when to grant stock options to employees.
United States
31 Jan 2018
Life And Annuity Series: Focus On 403(b) Annuity Sales Practices
The New York Times has been running articles sharply critical of annuities, especially 403(b) annuities sold to teachers.
United States
9 Nov 2016
Restructuring Liquidation Preferences
Job candidates may choose to work for a startup to help build something new, to work in an environment that fosters and rewards creativity, or to get the thrill of climbing aboard a "rocket ship."
United States
16 Aug 2016
Life And Annuity Series: Class Certified In An ERISA "Unreasonable Compensation" Case
The Colorado federal court concluded last summer that an insurer could be subject to ERISA liability for receiving unreasonable compensation...
United States
18 Jul 2016
Life And Annuity Series: Stable Value Funds
Class action plaintiffs have long claimed that insurance companies may become ERISA fiduciaries when offering variable annuity products and funds to 401(k) plans.
United States
31 Mar 2016
Life And Annuity Series: ERISA—Shape Of Things To Come
The class action complaint titled Bell v. Anthem, Inc., et al. (S.D. Indiana) raises a number of novel ERISA allegations that could be a preview of the future, especially if the DOL fiduciary rule is adopted this year.
United States
5 Jan 2016
IRS Issues Guidance On The Applicability Of Section 162(m) To CFO Compensation
The IRS recently informally revised its guidance regarding which officers of public companies must be considered when determining the compensation deduction limitation of Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code and applied the limitation to CFOs of certain smaller public companies.
United States
23 Nov 2015
Final Section 162(m) Regulations Clarify Transition Rules For Newly Public Companies And The Per Participant Limit Requirement
Following the issuance of proposed regulations in June 2011, the Internal Revenue Service issued final regulations on March 30, 2015 clarifying certain exceptions to the compensation deduction limitation imposed by Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code.
United States
2 Apr 2015
In Need Of Correction: How The Army Board For Correction Of Military Records Is Failing Veterans With PTSD
After completing two honorable tours of duty, fighting in four separate campaigns in Vietnam, and earning an Air Medal with Valor Device for heroism, John Doe was given an Undesirable Discharge after he began threatening and striking other soldiers in 1973.
United States
26 Mar 2014
Recent IRS Efforts Focusing On Misclassification Of Independent Contractors Offer Benefits But Also Present Risks For Employers
The improper classification of an employee as an independent contractor (or other non-employee) can expose an employer to significant tax and non-tax liabilities.
United States
7 Oct 2011
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