City of St. Louis Increases Minimum Wage

Sep 28, 2015

On Aug. 28, 2015, Mayor of City of St. Louis Francis Slay and the Board of Aldermen passed an aggressive wage and hour ordinance that gradually increases the minimum wage. in the City of St. Louis, ...

Employers May Now Access Final 2015 Affordable Care Act Reporting Forms

Sep 21, 2015

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released much-anticipated final Forms 1094 and 1095 for 2015 reporting, which will be used to enforce Internal Revenue Code Section 4980H employer penalties, as ...

Paid Sick Leave Required for Government Contractors

Sep 09, 2015

President Obama issued an Executive Order requiring federal contractors and subcontractors, for contracts entered into after January 1, 2017, to provide employees with one hour of paid sick leave ...

Target Corp. Has New Targets to Hit after Huge EEOC Settlement

Aug 28, 2015

In a settlement announced on Aug. 24, 2015, Target Corp. has agreed to pay $2.8 million, among other remedial actions, to resolve a charge filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ...

Court Holds Successor Liable for Pension Plan Withdrawal Payment Following Asset Purchase

Aug 18, 2015

Many asset buyers have long believed that, as long as they do not agree to ERISA Section 4204’s sale of assets exception to withdrawal liability, the seller’s assets can be acquired free and ...

Employer Health Coverage Information Reporting Update

Jul 27, 2015

Last week we informed you that employers cannot afford to ignore Affordable Care Act (ACA) information reporting responsibilities now that penalties for noncompliance have increased.  Employers ...

News: What employers must do now for H-1B employees who change work locations

Jul 23, 2015

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services  just issued updated guidance explaining when H-1B employers must file a new or amended H-1B petition after a change in an H-1B employee’s ...

Employer Health Coverage Information Reporting Penalties Increased

Jul 20, 2015

Congress has significantly increased the penalties for failure to report information required under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Health coverage providers and applicable large employers (ALEs) ...

OSHA Strikes … Again. Is Your Workplace Ready?

Jun 25, 2015

On June 25, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) announced that it will ramp up enforcement of its rules and regulations in the healthcare setting. While this ...

Colorado High Court Issues First Look Into Marijuana Use by Employees

Jun 16, 2015

Colorado’s High Court is the first to demarcate an employer’s right to terminate an employee who tests positive for marijuana in the murky legal environment created by medical marijuana laws and ...
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