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|Danger Ahead: Employer Liability For Third-Party Harassment|
Benjamin Dangerfield; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
June 12, 2014, previously published on June 5, 2014On April 29, 2014, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held that employers can be liable for third-party harassment under a negligence standard. In doing so, the court joined other circuits in establishing that employers can be liable under Title VII for third parties that create a hostile work...
|EPA Finalizes Cooling Water Intake Rule for Existing Facilities|
James Potter; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
May 29, 2014, previously published on May 21, 2014After almost twenty years of signing a consent decree and subsequent litigation, the EPA finalized, on May 19, 2014, a regulation on cooling water intakes for existing power plants and for large existing manufacturers. New facilities had already been regulated since 2001.
|USEPA to Review 100 Percent of Consent Decrees for Compliance|
Ronald E. Cardwell; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
May 22, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014On April 10, 2014, USEPA released its 99-page Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2014 - 2018. As part of the Strategic Plan, USEPA set out its Mission is to protect human health and the environment. USEPA plans to accomplish its Mission by following five Strategic Goals. One of USEPA’s Strategic...
|Outsourcing Payroll Duties|
Nexsen Pruet LLC;
May 15, 2014, previously published on May 8, 2014On May 7th, 2014 the Internal Revenue Service issued an "e-News for Small Businesses" bulletin about Outsourcing Payroll Duties.
|Employers Beware: Pay Changes Underway|
Dedria Harper Kolb; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
May 7, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014During his February 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama pledged to rely on his own executive authority to take action on behalf of American workers. He has taken this commitment to heart, and over the past several months has flexed his presidential muscle through executive orders and...
|Supreme Court Reinstates EPA's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule|
Charles S. Carter; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
May 7, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014On April 29th, the United States Supreme Court upheld EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) regulations and reversed the 2012 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia invalidating the rules. The decision in the case, Environmental Protection Agency Et Al, V....
|Supreme Court Expands Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protection to Employees of Private Companies|
David Dubberly; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 14, 2014In 2002, after corporate fraud at Enron led to the company's collapse, Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Under SOX's main whistleblower protection provision, an employee of a publicly traded company who claims retaliation for "blowing the whistle" on fraudulent conduct or...
|Attention Employers Using Pre-Approved Retirement Plans - It’s Amendment Time Again!|
Suzanne Guitar Odom; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 15, 2014Do you sponsor a tax-qualified retirement plan that was pre-approved by the IRS? If so, pre-approved documents take one of two forms.
|IRS Announces Further Restriction on One-IRA-Rollover-Per-Year Rule|
Jim Rourke; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
April 14, 2014, previously published on March 31, 2014The Internal Revenue Service has announced that beginning as early as January 1, 2015, taxpayers will be limited to one IRA rollover in any 12-month period, regardless of the number of IRAs owned. (See Announcement 2014-15).
|Releases of Liability: Do's and Don't's for Employers|
Jennifer Routh; Nexsen Pruet LLC;
April 8, 2014, previously published on April 4, 2014Employers often use waivers and releases of claims in agreements with former employees, either as part of a separation agreement at the time employment ends or in a settlement agreement after a former employee has raised claims against the employer. Both of these types of agreements have garnered...