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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

How To Qualify For The Home-Office Tax Deduction

April 9, 2021

Via: Investopedia

The technological revolution has given rise to the personal computer, the internet, email, file sharing and video conferencing. Put all these together and you have the makings of a home office. This is a place where you can do all […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

There’s No Knowledge Management Without Document Management

April 9, 2021

Via: Lawyer Monthly

Knowledge management (KM) is experiencing a revival from the early 2000s when there was significant hype around the function. With remote workforces and hybrid work environments set to become commonplace in the post-COVID era, already we are seeing law firms, […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

UK Law Firms Reward Staff With COVID Bonuses

April 6, 2021

Via: Lawyer Monthly

A number of UK law firms are issuing “COVID bonuses” to their lawyers in recognition of their work during the pandemic. International firm DLA Piper is offering staff a choice of an additional week’s pay or a week’s holiday on […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Eligible Employers Have More Time to Apply for PPP Loans

March 31, 2021

Via: SHRM

Employers that need help covering payroll costs during the pandemic will have an additional 60 days to file a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application under a bill President Joe Biden signed into law on March 30. The application period was […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York State Issues Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Leave Law

March 29, 2021

Via: National Law Review

The New York State Department of Labor (“NYSDOL”) has issued guidance on the State’s recently enacted COVID-19 vaccine leave law, which went into effect on March 12, 2021. As we previously reported, the law requires employers to provide employees with […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

NannyChex Review: Is It the Right Payroll Solution for Your Business?

March 26, 2021

Via: Fit Small Business

NannyChex is an exclusive pay-as-you-go payroll and tax solution that caters to household employers. You get a dedicated payroll specialist who handles your account every time—they even set up your tax accounts. Overall, it’s priced higher than some nanny payroll […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

DOL Allows Certain Parts of Tip-Sharing Rule to Take Effect

March 25, 2021

Via: SHRM

Aprovision in a final rule that prohibits employers from taking any portion of workers’ gratuities will take effect on April 30, according to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). However, the department wants to change or delay other aspects of […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Hiring decisions based on first-year grades miss ‘exceptional students,’ according to new paper

March 24, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

Selective opportunities for law students, including law review membership, judicial clerkships and large law firm association positions, are largely based on first-year grades. And the tradition leaves out many “exceptional students,” according to a March 22 working paper that studied […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Labor Department Is Working on New Tip-Sharing Rule

March 22, 2021

Via: SHRM

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has sent a proposed rule on tipped workers’ wages to the White House for review. The new proposal may replace the prior administration’s final rule, which was set to take effect in March but […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Biden Labor Department to withdraw Trump-era independent contractor classification rule

March 15, 2021

Via: Jurist

The US Department of Labor on Thursday proposed to withdraw a Trump-era rule making it easier for companies to classify employees as independent contractors. The rule was promulgated shortly before President Joe Biden’s inauguration but has not gone into effect […]