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Employee Incentive Plans

The Potential Perils Of "Managing Through The Payroll"

by Fisher Phillips on

Management's already-daunting, time-consuming responsibilities are further complicated by the need to motivate employees to do desirable things and to deter them from doing unwanted things. It is therefore understandable that...more

Equity Incentive Plans targeted by Plaintiffs’ New Theory on Section 16 Short-Swing Profit Liability

by Bryan Cave on

Securities and executive benefits attorneys and public companies that maintain equity incentive plans should be aware of a new theory of recovery under the “short-swing profit rule.” Plaintiffs’ attorneys have recently...more

Wellness Incentives Under Scrutiny After District Court Decision

by Snell & Wilmer on

In the most recent updates to the AARP v. EEOC wellness case (AARP v. EEOC, D.D.C., No. 1:16-cv-02113), the District Court for the District of Columbia has ordered the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) to...more

Workwise Newsletter - June 2017: Case Update for Styles v. Alberta Investment Management Corporation

by Field Law on

On June 1, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an application for leave to appeal of the decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal in Styles v. Alberta Investment Management Corporation.1 This leaves the Alberta Court...more

Compliance into the Weeds-Episode 33, Enhancing Culture

by Thomas Fox on

In this episode, we take a look at a recent speech given by NY Fed Chairman William Dudley in London where he addressed improving corporate culture. Dudley provided three recommended steps. First, a bank must decide on its...more

Equity Incentives Update - Spring 2017

by DLA Piper on

Welcome to issue 1 of our Equity Incentives Update, dedicated to keeping companies informed about legal and regulatory developments affecting share-based incentives. In this issue we cover... Please see full...more

Does your employment agreement clearly address post-termination benefit entitlements?

by DLA Piper on

An employee’s entitlement to benefits, such as bonus or incentive plan payments, following the termination of his or her employment is an important consideration that should be addressed at the commencement of the employment...more

Insight from CFPB Regarding Employee Incentives in the Wake of Wells Fargo Consent Order

This past November, in the wake of the Wells Fargo debacle, the CFPB issued a Compliance Bulletin which addressed employee incentives and the consumer risks associated with them. CFPB Compliance Bulletins are non-binding...more

OSHA Delays Enforcement of its New Anti-Retaliation Provisions until November 1, 2016

by Bracewell LLP on

There have been significant developments impacting the portions of OSHA’s new work-related injury and illness rule scheduled to become effective on August 10. As our July 7 alert explained, the new requirements include, among...more

OSHA Ban on Incident-based Safety Incentive and Routine Mandatory Post-incident Drug Testing Programs Delayed

by Ruder Ware on

The date for implementation of OSHA’s ban on two programs – Incident-based Safety Incentive and Routine Mandatory Post-incident Drug Testing – has been set back from August 10, 2016, to November 1, 2016, as a result of motion...more

New Overtime Salary Exemption Levels Allow Limited Use of Incentive Pay

The Department of Labor’s new salary level of $47,476 for white collar employees exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act takes effect December 1. While the new rules more than double the current...more

First Circuit Says Employees on Fluctuating Workweek Pay Plan May Receive Commissions or Incentive Bonuses

As litigation and administrative investigations of misclassification of employees for overtime purposes have grown, employers have increasingly turned to alternative methods of pay intended to reduce their overtime...more

5 Tips for Retaining Employees in the Automotive Industry

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Attracting and retaining employees in the automotive industry can be very challenging, especially when competitors are doing what they can to lure the best talent. After you provide an employee with a good job, training and...more

Updated Tax Credit Eligiblity Clarification

by Balch & Bingham LLP on

Last week the IRS released the final regulation addressing the effect of various items on an individual’s eligibility for premium tax credits. Generally, premium tax credits are not normally available to individuals who are...more

EEOC Issues Proposed Rule on Wellness Programs and GINA

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued a proposed rule amending prior regulations under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) to address incentives in workplace wellness programs....more

EEOC Issues Proposed Wellness Programs Rules under the ADA – Is Your Employer-Sponsored Wellness Program “Voluntary”?

by Dechert LLP on

Wellness programs are becoming more popular among employers as a way to promote healthy lifestyles for their employees. Most employers are aware that their wellness programs must comply with the nondiscrimination rules under...more

EEOC Takes First Step Toward Issuing Rules on Employer-Sponsored Wellness Plans

On March 20, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) announced its submission of a notice of proposed rulemaking (“NPRM”) on employer-sponsored wellness plans to the White House Office of Management and...more

Does Your Employee Incentive Plan Create an Early Pay-Out and Exit for Key Employees at the Owners’ Expense?

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

Business owners have at their disposal a variety of employee incentive compensation tools to attract and retain talent. In terms of employee incentive plan design, business owners work to strike a balance between...more

Why Am I Taxed Now on My Future Receipts: The Woes of a Profits Interest

Companies often grant stock options to incentivize employees and so that their interests are aligned with the future success of the company, and partnerships (and limited liability companies taxed as partnerships) are no...more

Attract and Retain Top Talent When You Cannot Compete Straight Up on Cash

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

One of the biggest challenges that a business owner may face is attracting and retaining top talent to help drive value and build their company. There are a variety of employee incentive compensation tools that can be used to...more

UK Employment Law and Share Incentive Developments - Spring 2014

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

Changes to LLP member taxation and employee incentive schemes could have wide ranging implications for UK employers. Background – As always 6 April means a new UK tax year and a raft of employment and...more

Health Law Wire: $85 Million settlement for first half of Halifax Qui Tam case - OIG Dan Levinson says Management failed to listen...

One of the largest settlements, if approved by the Court, is a result of compensation and incentive programs to physicians who were “employed” at Halifax Hospital in Daytona Beach, Florida. The Halifax lawsuit was filed in...more

American Icon Amends Stock Plan To Make It Section 25102(o) Eligible – Why?

by Allen Matkins on

Section 102 the National Securities Markets Improvement Act (which amended Section 18 of the Securities Act of 1933) deems securities listed (or authorized for listing) on the NYSE, the American Stock Exchange or the National...more

Selecting the Right Employee Incentive Plan Can Be Tricky

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

The purpose of an employee incentive plan, regardless of the specific type or form that it takes, is to more closely align a key employee’s financial interests with the company’s. The company owners’ challenge when developing...more

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