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FMLA: caring for an adult child

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
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  • July 8 2014

Recently, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reminded us that the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") provides eligible

ERISA: delinquent form 5500 filers must also file with the IRS

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2014

Plan sponsors who fail to file Form 5500 annual reports are subject to penalties under ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code (the "Code"). The

Company and its officers sued for unpaid wages

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2012

Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor sued a New Hampshire painting and construction company and its president, vice-president and treasurer in their individual capacities to recover unpaid wages and liquidated damages for 57 employees

401(k) plan corrections can your company benefit from the new IRS guidance?

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2013

On December 31, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") issued Revenue Procedure 2013-12. This new Revenue Procedure modifies and supersedes

ERISA: ESOP fiduciaries are not entitled to a presumption of prudence

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

Last week, in one of its final opinions of the term, the Supreme Court of the United States (the "Court") held that ESOP fiduciary decisions to buy

75 workers misclassified as independent contractors cost company over $500,000

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 7 2012

Last week, a U.S. District Court judge in Chicago issued a default judgment against Skokie Maid and Cleaning Service for failing to answer a complaint filed by the U.S. Department of Labor

Additional guidance regarding reporting cost of group health insurance coverage

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2012

Recently, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued Notice 2012-9 (the “Notice”), which restates and amends the interim guidance on reporting the cost of employer-sponsored group health insurance coverage on an employee’s Form W-2 in 2012

Are you protected against suits by Blackberry users?

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2010

The Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") requires that non-exempt employees (1) receive at least the minimum wage for all hours worked and (2) be paid one and one-half times their regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of forty hours in a given workweek

Are you timely depositing salary deferrals?

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 8 2009

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced that it had sued an officer and fiduciary to the Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees Individual Retirement Account (SIMPLE IRA) plan of Pharmaceutical Alternatives Inc., an Ohio-based company, for improperly using plan assets withheld from employee pay for the benefit of the company, as well as for other violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”

DOL provides COBRA subsidy appeal application available from the DOL

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2009

Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced the appeals process that individuals can use if they are denied the premium subsidy for their COBRA continuation coverage