Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Expanding Overtime Eligibility

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Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Expanding Overtime Eligibility
May 19th, 2016

Yesterday the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its Final Rule to implement President Obama’s March 13, 2014 directive to “modernize and streamline the existing overtime regulations.” This long awaited new Rule will be taking effect Dec. 1, 2016, and is estimated by the DOL to expand overtime protection to more than 4.2 million additional workers.


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Happy National Payroll Week
September 9th, 2015

This week is National Payroll Week which celebrates the hard work by America’s 150 million wage earners and the payroll professionals who pay them.


California Mandates Sick Leave for Employees
November 20th, 2014

California joins Connecticut and becomes the second state to enact a sick leave law On September 10th, California Governor Edmund G. Brown signed the “Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014” (AB1522) to provide workers with paid sick leave2. This effort provides sick leave access to millions of Californians (roughly 40% of the State’s workforce) […]


Bay Area Adds More Benefits to Local Workers
June 17th, 2014

Multiple Municipalities Required to Offer Commuter Benefits in Coming Months The Bay Area Air Quality Management District in partnership with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission recently announced the introduction of the Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program, an ordinance which will require all employers with 50 or more full time employees in the Bay Area to provide […]


The Affordable Care Act and Your Contingent Workforce
May 22nd, 2014

New IRS Regulations Shed Light on ACA and Employer Shared Responsibilities There has been a lot of confusion over how the ACA regulations will affect contingent labor programs, specifically W-2 contractors. The IRS recently provided guidelines for employers who use contractors as part of their workforce, and the takeaway is this: If your supplier offers […]


New York City Expands Earned Sick Leave Law
May 15th, 2014

New Law Will Benefit Over 1 Million New Yorkers Last June the New York City Council voted the Earned Sick Time Act into law following an initial veto of the bill by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Now almost one year later under Mayor Bill de Blasio, the law will go into effect on April 1. For […]


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