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HTMLDOL Administrative Review Board Nixes Greedy H-1B Worker's Front Pay Appeal Based on New H-1B Employer Petition Approval
Geetha Nadiminti Adinata, Mary E. Pivec, Charles A. Roach; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on January 5, 2015
Executive Summary: The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has just released a final decision and order rendered this past July by the Administrative Review Board (ARB), holding that an H-1B worker's front pay claim against a former employer is cut off where it is clear that the worker changed employers...

 

HTMLHeads Up - The ACA Employer Mandate Is Now In Effect: Beware of Actions that Could Result in ACA Whistleblower Liability
Mary E. Pivec; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on January 12, 2015
Executive Summary: Effective January 1, 2015, certain employers became subject to the employer mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), and thus subject to liability under the ACA Employer Shared Responsibility provisions. Specifically, effective January 1, 2015, employers...

 

HTMLA Manager's New Year's Resolutions
Paul M. Lusky; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on January 13, 2015
Executive Summary: One of the annual goals of every good CEO, manager or supervisor should be to reduce the company's exposure to employment litigation. The cost of state or federal litigation keeps going up, and just one employee lawsuit can make a sizeable dent in any company's fiscal budget....

 

HTMLU.S. District Court Blocks U.S. DOL's New Definition of Companionship Services Under FLSA
Stephen E. Zweig; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on January 2, 2015
Executive Summary: The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has issued a Temporary Restraining Order ("TRO") blocking the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") from enforcing the new definition of Companionship Services in its Final Rule on the Application of the Fair...

 

HTMLCity of Oakland Joins Two Other California Cities in Mandating Paid Sick Leave
David Cheng, Allison Saunders Vasquez; Ford Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 28, 2015, previously published on November 24, 2014
Executive Summary: On November 4, 2014, voters in the City of Oakland passed a measure mandating paid sick leave for eligible employees. The city has become the third city in California (after San Francisco and San Diego) to require paid sick leave for employees, and follows on the heels of...

 

HTMLDallas Voters Approve City Charter Amendment Prohibiting Discrimination Against City Employees based on Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
Adam Dougherty; Ford Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 11 2014
Executive Summary: On November 4, 2014, voters in Dallas approved an amendment to the City Charter to add nondiscrimination protections for LGBT city employees.

 

HTMLEmployer Errors in Dealing with Additional Medicare Tax
Jeffrey Ashendorf; Ford Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 21, 2014
The IRS has modified two of its "frequently asked questions" (FAQs) relating to the additional 0.9 percent "high-earner" Medicare tax that is required to be withheld starting this year. The modifications address how to deal with withholding errors, and prescribe rules depending...

 

HTMLOFCCP Announces Issuance of 2,500 Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters
Linda Cavanna, Karen M. Tyler; Ford Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 19, 2014
Executive Summary: The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has announced that it will mail Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs) to contractor facilities across the country that have been selected for compliance reviews during the next scheduling cycle.

 

HTMLIRS Provides Protection against Upcoming Change in Rollover Rules
Jeffrey S. Ashendorf; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 11, 2014
Executive Summary: Today, in Announcement 2014-32 (the "Announcement"), the Internal Revenue Service clarified the rules that will apply going forward when an owner of an individual retirement arrangement (IRA) seeks to roll over a distribution when a prior rollover has been made within...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Voters Say "Yes" to Mandatory Sick Time
Jennifer Belli; Ford Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 12, 2014
Executive Summary: On election day, Massachusetts voters approved a ballot initiative requiring employers to provide sick time to their employees. Absent legislative repeal, the mandatory sick time law will become effective on July 1, 2015.

 


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