Using Opportunity Zones One of the more innovative provisions in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) provided for the creation of Opportunity Zones. Using the Internal Revenue Code to drive policy or incentivize… Read more
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New DOL Exempt Salary Threshold: $35,000/yr Only Nine Months to Get Ready! Responsibility is on Employer! Are you paying your salaried exempt employees $35,000/year yet? That is what the Department of Labor (DOL) released as… Read more
Recent case law underscores the risk that courts will deem teaming agreements unenforceable with respect to post-award obligations. Teaming Agreements A teaming agreement is an arrangement where two contractors join forces to bid on a… Read more
Breach Notification Rule The HIPAA Breach Notification Rule requires healthcare providers and certain health plans to notify the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR), of breaches of unsecured… Read more
This alert is the second in a 12-month FLSA series (Leah’s New Year’s resolution! Read FLSA #1). Given this week’s forecast for snow, sleet, and freezing rain, we know this information is timely. Do you… Read more
The announcement last week by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that it is proposing to rescind the “ability-to-repay” requirement in the payday lending rule proposed during the Obama administration was welcome news to the… Read more
Payment Claw-Backs Section 547 of the Bankruptcy Code allows a debtor or trustee to recover or “claw-back” certain payments or “preferences” made to a creditor a short time (usually 90 days) before a bankruptcy filing…. Read more
A Summary of Nancy Reynolds’ Recent Presentation Nancy Reynolds, Esq. presented with Donna Fudge, Esq., Fudge Broadwater, PC; and James Haines, Esq., of American HealthCare, LLC on the topic of “Drafting Effective Arbitration Agreements That Will… Read more
It’s 2019 already!? This year my New Year’s Resolution is to spread the word about interesting wage payment issues! To help me accomplish my resolution, our Woods Rogers Labor and Employment team agreed to adopt… Read more
On January 8, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States found that when arbitration agreements delegate to the arbitrator the question of whether a dispute is arbitrable or is subject to the arbitration contract,… Read more