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New IRS guidance on tax treatment of attorney’s fees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

The IRS recently released a memorandum advising taxpayers on the proper tax characterization of attorney's fee payments in connection with a


Additional Workplace Smoking Restrictions
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

This bill expands the prohibition on smoking in a place of employment to include an owner-operated business. It also eliminates most of the specified


Minimum Wage Increases
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

As of January 1, 2017, businesses with 26 or more employees must pay a minimum wage of $10.50 per hour; the rate increases to $15.00 per hour in 2022


Paid Family Leave Benefits Increased
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

Beginning January 1, 2018, the amount of paid family leave benefits increases from 55 percent of earnings to 60 or 70 percent of earnings, depending


What’s Next for Traditional Labor with President-Elect Trump in Office?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2016

President-elect Trump’s strong base with blue collar workers helped him win yesterday’s election, despite significant union backing for Hillary


California Employment Law Notes - October 2016
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2016

As of January 1, 2017, businesses with 26 or more employees must pay a minimum wage of $10.50 per hour; the rate increases to $15.00 per hour in 2022


Equal Pay Act Expanded
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

In 2015, the Legislature enacted significant amendments to California’s Equal Pay Act (Labor Code 1197.5) to address gender wage inequality. This


September 2016 California Employment Law Notes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2016

We invite you to review our newly-posted September 2016 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant


Contractor May Be Entitled To Indemnity From Subcontractor For Injuries To Sub’s Employees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2016

Aluma (the “Contractor”) was sued by employees of Nibbi Bros. (the “Employer”) for injuries sustained on the job. Contractor sued Employer for


Security guards' class action for unpaid meal breaks was properly certified
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2013

Muhammed Abdullah is a former employee of USSA, a private security guard company. Most of USSA's employees work at "single post" locations where no