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5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
4 Things to Know About Michigan’s New Right-to-Work Laws
As the Alabama Legislature moves closer to adjournment, legislation is making slow but steady progress. Tuesday and Thursday marked the 21st and 22nd days of the 2013 Regular Session. With only eight legislative days left and...more
Who, What, Why . . .
Who does it apply to: In this edition, it varies according to the requirements of the particular law identified below. I am taking a short two-part break from my regular format to bring you the...more
You know who we are talking about. He works in your office, he has access to your intranet, he volunteered to be your fire warden, and he is always the life of the Christmas party.
He is that temp you engaged five...more
Workers’ compensation payments are excluded from income for purposes of federal income taxes. But are they “income” for purposes of calculating a party’s child support obligation? At the close of its September term, the...more
Implementing regulations have now been rolled out in most major cities in China making it mandatory for foreign staff to enrol in the PRC social security system. Employers with foreign staff in cities which have so far not...more
The Nigerian Industrial Training Fund Act 2004 has been amended by the Industrial Training Fund (Amendment) Act 2011.
The Industrial Training Fund is established to utilise contributions to the Fund to “promote and...more
EMI stock options are clearly the most tax-effective incentive arrangements in the UK, and have been given a boost by favourable changes in the 2012 Budget...more
There's good news and bad news. The good news is that effective July 1, 2011, the mileage reimbursement rate for using your car to go to and from doctors and physical therapists visits increased from 51 cents per mile to 55.5...more
New social insurance law impacting on foreigners living and working in China
Proposed changes to the Catalogue for Foreign Investment, the main reference for every starting business in China, dividing foreign investments...more
O Supremo Tribunal Federal, dia 13/05/2010, criou precedente ao decidir, no RE 478.410, que é inconstitucional proibir o pagamento do benefício “Vale-Transporte” em espécie....more
The decision whether to staff with employees or independent contractors hinges on a number of practical issues. Owners are able to exercise more control over the actions and methods of employees than ICs. Employees also tend...more
Independent contractor staffing makes tremendous sense for
dive retailers. Recreational scuba tends to be seasonal, and the demand for staff such as instructors and boat captains fluctuates during the year. Like any...more
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