The New I-9 Form is Here and Must be Used Exclusively Beginning January 22, 2017 After almost nine months of delay, the new Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, has been released by the Department of… Read more
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The twists and turns never end. Many of you have called over the past weeks asking whether the DOL salary level rules would go into effect after the elections. There have also been rumors of… Read more
Tax Reform to be a Focus of Next Congress Things would be a lot different if they weren’t the way they are. And what tax things are is about to change. On November 9, 2016,… Read more
Companies must take care to keep hiring policies confidential when competing to hire the same types of employees On October 20, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)… Read more
Halloween is a fitting day to remind ourselves that October is Cybersecurity Awareness month. In-between all the ghouls and ghosts is a good time to prepare ourselves against everything from phishing to malware. Below are… Read more
This month the EEOC adopted a Strategic Enforcement Plan (“SEP”) for Fiscal Years 2017-2021. The SEP outlines six priority areas for the EEOC to use as guidance when allocating agency resources and prioritizing employment actions. … Read more
On August 25, 2016, the Department of Labor (“the Department” or “DOL”) published its final guidance regarding implementation of Executive Order 13673, “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” (“the Order”). The Order requires contractors and subcontractors… Read more
Decision Affects Private Colleges and Universities For decades, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has held college students who teach courses or perform research for compensation while they are students are not covered by the… Read more
On August 4, 2016, the IRS published proposed regulations under § 2704(b) of the Internal Revenue Code that targeted “disregarded restrictions” on interests in family-controlled partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations. While these regulations are… Read more
Do you know approximately 130 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store between July 2008 and June 2016 according to Apple? (Source: http://bit.ly/1pcnHxO) However, based on the Supreme Court’s so-called Alice decision in June of 2014,… Read more