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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Employer Unlawfully Reduced Pension Contributions

September 22, 2020

Via: SHRM

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an employer committed an unfair labor practice when it decreased its contribution rate to the pension fund without first notifying or bargaining with the union. Section 8(a)(5) of the National Labor […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

DOL Clarifies Who Is an Independent Contractor in Proposed Rule

September 22, 2020

Via: SHRM

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule Sept. 22 to clarify when a worker is an employee covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) or an independent contractor. Independent contractors, including many gig-economy workers, are not […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

California Expands Employee Right to Family and Medical Leave

September 18, 2020

Via: SHRM

California employers with as few as five employees must provide family and medical leave rights to their employees under a new law signed by Governor Gavin Newsom on September 17, 2020. The new law significantly expands the state’s existing family […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Fully Taxable Equivalent Yield Definition

September 16, 2020

Via: Investopedia

Understanding Fully Taxable Equivalent Yield The fully taxable equivalent yield calculation is a useful tool for investors, especially those in high tax brackets. The calculation helps an investor to decide whether to select a taxable or tax-free investment. This is […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Failure to Offer Union Representation for Interview Wasn’t Unlawful

September 16, 2020

Via: SHRM

A hotel that failed to offer union representation to a carpenter for an investigatory interview did not commit an unfair labor practice, because the employee had not affirmatively requested representation, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

How To Do Payroll With OnPay Plus Setup Instructions

September 14, 2020

Via: Fit Small Business

OnPay is a full-service payroll solution that lets you manage payroll including tax filings for wage-earning employees and contractors. It also has some HR features and costs $36 monthly plus $4 per employee per month. It has a clear interface […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal appeals court blocks release of Trump tax returns

September 3, 2020

Via: Jurist

A federal judge on the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has stayed a district court order to subpoena President Trump’s tax returns. The stay, issued Tuesday, will prevent the district court from accessing Trump’s tax returns until […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Sheriff’s Sale Definition

August 31, 2020

Via: Investopedia

What Is a Sheriff’s Sale? A sheriff’s sale is a public auction at which property that he been defaulted on is repossessed. The proceeds from the sale are used to pay mortgage lenders, banks, tax collectors, and other litigants who […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Federal appeals court upholds firing of DA employee over political differences

August 31, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled Friday that a Texas District Attorney did not violate the First Amendment when he fired his crime victim unit coordinator because of political differences. The court held that District Attorney […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge orders stay in Trump campaign’s election lawsuit against Pennsylvania

August 24, 2020

Via: Jurist

A federal judge ordered a stay Sunday in the Trump re-election campaign’s lawsuit against Pennsylvania over the commonwealth’s election procedures. The campaign sued Pennsylvania in an attempt to ban mail ballot drop boxes and to prevent other election procedural changes. […]