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Employment Law This Week®: EEOC Pay Data Collection Requirement, DOL Overtime Rule, Parental Leave Policies, NYS Paid Family Leave...

by Epstein Becker & Green on

We invite you to view Employment Law This Week® - a weekly rundown of the latest news in the field, brought to you by Epstein Becker Green. We look at the latest trends, important court decisions, and new developments that...more

Employment Law This Week: NLRB’s “Quickie Election” Rules, Layoff Doesn’t Violate FMLA, Plans Exempt from ERISA, Amended...

by Epstein Becker & Green on

We invite you to view Employment Law This Week® - a weekly rundown of the latest news in the field, brought to you by Epstein Becker Green. We look at the latest trends, important court decisions, and new developments that...more

Just Because You Say It, Doesn't Make It So

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Many companies in the technology industry pay workers as “independent contractors” or “1099 workers.” In theory, classifying individuals as independent contractors rather than employees can bestow significant economic...more

Employee Stock Ownership Plans

by Nexsen Pruet, PLLC on

Nexsen Pruet tax and benefits attorney Sue Odom discusses why Employee Stock Ownership Plans are her favorite, including huge tax advantages for certain businesses....more

White & Case ECB News – Issue 2, 2015: 60 seconds around the globe – ECB News Issue 2, 2015

by White & Case LLP on

China - Changes to Employee contribution rates for work related injury insurance and maternity insurance - As of 1 October 2015, employer contribution rates for injury-at-work insurance and maternity insurance have...more

Supremes Tell States Gay Marriage is Legal

by Sherman & Howard L.L.C. on

Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down state laws the prohibit gay marriage in Obergfell v. Hodges, No. 14-556 (June 26, 2015), First, the Court held that the Fourteenth Amendment requires a State to license a marriage...more

Alberta's NDP Government and Potential Labour and Employment Policy Changes

by Bennett Jones LLP on

On May 5, 2015, Rachel Notley and her New Democratic Party (NDP) were elected to a majority provincial government in Alberta. This is the first change of the governing political party since the 1971 election. Changes to...more

Rhode Island Establishes Tip Line For Worker Misclassification

Rhode Island’s Joint Task Force on the Underground Economy and Employee Misclassification announced earlier this month that it has set up an anonymous telephone tip line for reporting allegations of independent contractor...more

Executive Briefing

by Stinson Leonard Street on

In its decision on Templemire v. W&M Welding, Inc., the Missouri Supreme Court imposed a minimalist “contributing factor” causation standard on workers’ compensation retaliation claims. The decision overrules two precedents,...more

U.S. Tax Court Decision Shows Importance of Carefully Drafting Settlement Agreements

by Littler on

In Sharp v. Commissioner, the United States Tax Court once again demonstrated the importance of carefully crafting settlement agreements and reaffirmed that emotional distress damages are taxable income to the recipient....more

New Tennessee Law Penalizes the Construction Industry For Misclassifying Workers

by Miller & Martin PLLC on

Effective July 1, 2013, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TN DOL) will be authorized to impose penalties on construction companies that avoid paying workers’ compensation premiums by misclassifying...more

Recordkeeping Part II

by Gray Reed & McGraw on

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

China now enforcing social security enrolment by foreigners in most major cities

by Richard Grams on

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

Nigeria Industrial Training Fund (Amendment) Act 2011

by Oserogho & Associates on

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 share options boost: by far the most tax-efficient incentive in the UK

by Chris Robinson on

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

Newsletter on the new Chinese Social Insurance Law, Catalogue on Guidance for Foreign Investment Industries, and New Enterprise...

by Fien Van Parys on

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

Permissão para pagar Vale-Transporte em dinheiro

by Paulo Silva on

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

Avoiding the Misclassification of Workers in the Small Business

by Barry Shuster on

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

Avoiding the Misclassification of Workers in the Dive Center

by Barry Shuster on

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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