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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


Department of Labor Releases Final Rule Increasing Salary Level Required for White-Collar Exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • June 6 2016

On May 18, 2016, after receiving over 250,000 comments, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") released its Final Rule which updates and increases the


Health & Welfare - My Insurance Company Keeps Me Compliant, Right?
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • June 6 2016

Many companies mistakenly believe that their fully-insured group medical insurance carrier provides them with the appropriate plan documents in order


Employees misclassified as independent contractors court rejects the defense that everybody else is doing it
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • October 10 2011

After an investigation by the United States Department of Labor (“USDOL”), on September 21, 2011, a U.S. District Court in Ohio ruled that Cascom, Inc. and its president Julia J. Gress (collectively “Cascom”) violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) by misclassifying its employees as independent contractors


Overtime: DOL wage and hour investigations continue
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • May 21 2012

Recently, several clients and prospective clients have been approached by the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) regarding potential wage and hour violations


Wage and hour continues to focus on vulnerable and misclassified workers
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • March 5 2012

On February 13, 2012, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) published its part of President Obama’s fiscal year 2013 budget request to Congress


California employers face penalties for misclassifying independent contractors
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • November 21 2011

Recently, California Governor Brown signed SB 459 (the “Act”) into law


California employers must include new pay notice in 2012
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • November 21 2011

Recently, California Governor Brown signed AB 469, the Wage Theft Protection Act (the “Act”), into law


Register now: free health benefits law compliance seminar
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • March 5 2012

On May 15 and May 16, 2012, the U.S. Department of Labor in coordination with the Illinois Department of Insurance will present a “Health Benefits Law Compliance Assistance” seminar from 8:30 a.m. through 4:45 p.m. at the University of Illinois at Chicago campus, located at 750 South Halsted, Chicago, Illinois


Severance payments may not be subject to FICA
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • April 13 2010

Recently, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan affirmed a Bankruptcy Court’s decision and held that severance payments made to employees due to the employees’ involuntary separation from employment that resulted directly from a reduction in force or the discontinuation of a plant or operation are not wages and are therefore not subject to FICA taxation