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I-9 Self Audits
Recent ICE activity has demonstrated the importance of properly completing Form I-9 and the consequences that result from not doing so.
United States
28 Jan 2019
The Shutdown: USCIS And E-Verify
The current government shutdown does not affect the vast majority of USCIS's activities. Their offices are open, and interviews and appointments are proceeding as normal.
United States
28 Jan 2019
Protecting One Of Your Most Valuable Assets – Your Employees
Several studies show that the total cost of losing an employee can range from tens of thousands of dollars to 150 percent of the employee's annual salary.
United States
18 Jan 2019
How Much Leave Is Too Much? Determining When An Employer May Deny Or Stop An Extended Medical Leave Of Absence
Employers continue to face challenges managing employee requests for additional or extended medical leaves of absence for employees who are not eligible for or have exhausted FMLA leave.
United States
18 Jan 2019
The Midterm Election Results Are In . . . Now What?
At long last, the national midterm election results are in. Here are a couple of takeaways as we plan for what lies ahead.
United States
21 Nov 2018
Eleventh Circuit Finds HR Employee's Assistance With EEOC Charge Reasonable
In late September, the Eleventh Circuit reversed a grant of summary judgment for Kia Motors Manufacturing of Georgia, Inc. on race and national origin retaliation claims brought by one of its HR managers.
United States
19 Oct 2018
Court Rejects Unconscionability Challenge To Arbitration Agreement That Was "Voluntary" And Not Obligatory
On September 4, 2018, the Mississippi Court of Appeals upheld an arbitration agreement between a nursing home and its resident.
United States
4 Oct 2018
Department Of Labor Clarifies Position On No-Fault Attendance Policies Under The Family Medical Leave Act
On August 28, 2018, the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division issued an opinion letter clarifying the permissibility of no-fault attendance policies under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
United States
25 Sep 2018
It's Time To Comment On OSHA's Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking
In May 2016, OSHA published a final rule to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses, which requires certain employers to, among other things, electronically submit injury and illness data to OSHA on an annual basis.
United States
20 Sep 2018
Tennessee's TDEC & TDA Urges EPA To Adopt The "Tennessee Plan" To Define WOTUS
The commissioners of the TDEC and the TDA recently responded to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's request to States for comments regarding the definition of WOTUS.
United States
14 Nov 2017
DOL Temporarily Forbears Enforcement Of Fiduciary Duty Rule
The Department of Labor's "fiduciary duty" Rule continues to get more bollixed up.
United States
20 Apr 2017
Why, Again, Do You Think That Worker Is An Independent Contractor?
If you're reading this article, then you likely own or administer a medical practice of some sort. That practice may have workers of many stripes.
United States
21 Jul 2015
Construction Expected To Increase In 2015
About ten years ago, during the real estate boom, construction contractors and almost every facet of the American economy linked to construction industry were experiencing substantial profits...
United States
2 Mar 2015
Filer Beware - The Growth Of Fraudulent Tax Returns
The filing of fraudulent tax returns resulting from identity theft is a growing business in America.
United States
7 Aug 2013
TPC Analysis Of President Obama's 2014 Budget
The Tax Policy Center has published its analysis of the tax proposals included in President Obama's 2014 budget.
United States
17 Jul 2013
ADEM Reconsiders Use Of Remediation Agreements
The Alabama Department of Environmental Management has reconsidered the use of Remediation Agreements for groundwater assessments and remediation plans.
United States
26 Feb 2013
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