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A million dollar problem: paying field service engineers improperly

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • March 3 2014

Many clients employ Field Service Engineers ("FSEs") who install, service and repair a wide range of machinery (i.e., printing presses, injection

Health care reform: more changes issued

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2014

On Monday, February 10, 2014, the IRS issued final regulations relating to the employer mandate. Currently, Masuda Funai is reviewing the 200 pages

Failing to file a Form 5500 Annual Report

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2014

Generally, 401(k) plan sponsors must file a Form 5500 Annual Report by the last day of the seventh month after the plan year ends using the

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

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • 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

Additional guidance regarding reporting cost of group health insurance coverage

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • 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

Company pays $55,000 to settle sexual harassment lawsuit

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2010

Recently, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") announced that Trinity Products, Inc ("Trinity"), a manufacturer of billboards and signposts, agreed to pay $55,000 to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the EEOC

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

Illinois legalizes the possession of a concealed handgun

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • August 5 2013

On July 9, 2013,Public Act 98-63, The Firearm Concealed Carry Act (the "Act") became law. With its passage, Illinois became the last state to authorize

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

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • 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

Cheesecake Factory pays $345,000 to settle male-on-male sexual harassment claim

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2009

Recently, the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) announced that the Cheesecake Factory, Inc. (the “Factory”), a national restaurant chain, agreed to pay $345,000 and provide other remedial relief to settle a sexual harassment suit filed by the EEOC