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In California, When Is A ‘Worker' Considered An ‘Employee'?
Mislabeling a worker as an independent contractor creates potential liability for failure to comply with California's wage and hour requirements, as well as for employment taxes and penalties.
United States
17 Aug 2018
Is It Time To Address Benefits For Alternative Work Arrangements?
On February 6, 2018, the Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions held a hearing on "Exploring the ‘Gig Economy' ...
United States
17 Aug 2018
Arbitration Provisions In Enrollment Agreements Appear To Be Safe In Light Of Supreme Court Ruling
A recent ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court was lauded by employers for upholding the enforcement of arbitration agreements in employment contracts.
United States
8 Jun 2018
Criminal Antitrust Prosecutions Still Loom For Employers With ‘No-Poaching,' ‘Wage-Fixing' Agreements
Agreements to refrain from soliciting another company's employees ("no poaching" agreements) recently came under increased scrutiny — including the ominous potential for felony charges.
United States
20 Dec 2017
Clarifying The Status Of Gainful Employment And Borrower Defense To Repayment
During the second term of the Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Education promulgated several complex regulatory packages.
United States
28 Jun 2017
Gift-Giving Policies: Seven Ethics Checks In Light Of OGE's Updated Standards
If you have not updated your ethics and compliance program since November 18, 2016, dust it off and take a good look at it.
United States
27 Apr 2017
The Future Of Gainful Employment: Three Points, A Calendar, And A Webinar
As REGucation readers know, the U.S. Department of Education's "gainful employment" or "GE" regulations require, among other things, that for each GE program an institution offers...
United States
24 Mar 2017
Connecting More: Two Ways The Revised OGE Gift Standards Ease Communication With Government Employees
Many companies are very familiar with the issues that arise when someone at the company wants to provide a Government employee with any item of value or wants to stay in touch with a former employee...
United States
10 Mar 2017
Missouri To Join Right To Work Ranks: Is The Fight Over Or Just Warming Up?
The version of the bill passed on Jan. 26 by the Missouri Senate does contain a carve-out for current agreements, and would not apply to any contract in place as of the statute's effective date.
United States
6 Feb 2017
EEOC Issues Guidance On New Wellness Notice Mandated For 2017
Effective as of the first day of the plan year that began on January 1, 2017, or after, employers maintaining wellness programs that collect employee health information must satisfy a new notice requirement.
United States
17 Jan 2017
Did You Consider The COBRA Implications Of Your Severance Arrangement?
Employers frequently want to provide subsidized health coverage in connection with an employee's severance or a reduction-in-force.
United States
10 Nov 2016
How To Avoid Avoid Tax Traps In Life Insurance
Beware that an employer-owned life insurance contract might not qualify for the usual exclusion from regular income tax.
United States
9 Nov 2016
New Illinois Law Prohibits Non-Competition Agreements With Low-Wage Employees
In a rare move, the Illinois legislature has enacted new legislation establishing a clear rule invalidating non-compete agreements for certain employees.
United States
15 Sep 2016
Technology Companies: Are Your Employment Policies Due For A Reboot?
At any particular time, a technology company may devote all of its time and attention to an urgent development project, an investor pitch or closing a round of financing.
United States
9 Aug 2016
Trick Or Treat For California Employers
As we approach Halloween, the California Legislature and Governor Jerry Brown have been busy on the employment front. The results of this activity are a "mixed bag" for California employers.
United States
29 Oct 2015
Possible Hospital Malpractice Exposure In Missouri For Non-Employed Physicians
Based on a recent Missouri Court of Appeals case, hospitals need to be aware that they could be liable for the acts or omissions of any physician on their medical staff...
United States
17 Jan 2015
U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services Revises Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has released a revised Form I-9, which all employers must use to verify the identity and employment eligibility of new hires.
United States
21 Mar 2013
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