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Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge blocks citizenship question from appearing on 2020 census

March 8, 2019

Via: Jurist

A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California granted an injunction on Wednesday that prevents a citizenship question from appearing on the 2020 census. The Secretary of Commerce had previously ordered the question, “Is this […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Nevada Workers’ Compensation Insurance: Top Providers & Rules

March 8, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

Workers’ compensation insurance is state-mandated coverage that pays expenses associated with on-the-job injuries and occupational illnesses. Workers’ comp typically covers partial lost wages, medical bills, and survivor benefits. In Nevada, employers are required to carry workers’ comp when they have […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Huawei sues US government over technology ban

March 7, 2019

Via: Jurist

Chinese telecommunications company Huawei filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the US government to block the enforcement of a law that prohibits government agencies from using equipment from Huawei. The lawsuit marks the latest escalation of a dispute that has already […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge rules Bronx subway station must be accessible regardless of cost

March 7, 2019

Via: Jurist

A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled Tuesday that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority must make the subway station wheelchair accessible, regardless of cost. The subway station in question, Middletown Road Station Subway […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge rules UnitedHealth improperly denied mental health coverage

March 6, 2019

Via: Jurist

A federal judge ruled Tuesday against UnitedHealth Group and its subsidiary United Behavioral Health, saying the insurer used overly restrictive guidelines to improperly deny benefits to thousands of mentally ill insureds. United Behavioral provides “mental health and substance use disorder […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Oregon Workers’ Compensation Insurance: Top Providers & Rules

March 6, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

Workers’ compensation insurance is a policy that pays for employees’ medical bills and lost wages if they suffer work-related injuries or illnesses. Oregon laws make business owners get coverages when they have one or more full- or part-time employee. Oregon […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge rules San Francisco cash bail system violates rights of poor defendants

March 5, 2019

Via: Jurist

A federal judge ruled Monday that San Francisco’s bail schedule violates poor defendants’ rights without protecting the public. San Francisco’s bail schedule sets bail amounts for each crime and requires a defendant to pay that amount to be released after […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

DC and 21 states file lawsuit over new Title X family planning rules

March 5, 2019

Via: Jurist

The District of Columbia and 21 states filed lawsuits on Monday and Tuesday against the US Department of Health and Human Services over new rules for family planning under Title X. The California lawsuit was filed on Monday in the […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Supreme Court rules injured rail workers’ lost wages taxable

March 4, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a railroad’s payment to an employee for lost wages due to an on-the-job injury is taxable “compensation” under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA). In BNSF Railway Company v. Loos, the justices […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

The Best Communication Skills for Workplace Success

March 4, 2019

Via: Entrepreneur

You might be a put-your-head-down-and-get-things-done kind of employee, but no matter your work style, you can’t avoid communicating at the office — on a screen or in person. “In 2019, we Slack, ping, text, Zoom, email, call and meet face-to-face,” […]