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Who bears withholding tax when a settlement of litigation agreement is silent?
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2015

What happens when settling parties agree that the defendant will pay a specific sum to the plaintiff, and the defendant discovers later that

Whistleblower Protection Act does not protect the disclosure of “purely private wrongdoing”
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2015

The Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA) proscribes retaliation against a federal employee who discloses what the employee reasonably believes is a

DOL memo highlights continuing problems with worker misclassification and stepped-up enforcement efforts
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

In a U.S. Department of Labor administrator interpretation dated July 15, 2015, the DOL emphasized that worker misclassification is a growing problem

IRS releases fact sheet on payments to independent contractors
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2015

Today, the IRS issued a fact sheet (FS-2015-21) reminding employers "to correctly determine whether workers are employees or independent contractors

IRS Chief Counsel: CA waiting time penalties are not wages
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2015

For years now, Section 203 of the California Labor Code has required employers to pay a penalty for willful failure to provide a departing employee

Credit monitoring services following data breach not taxable income to employees, IRS announces
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

When an employer is responding to a breach of their employees' personal information, one of the last things they may think about is whether the value

Monthly benefits alert - July 2015
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

Effective January 1, 2017, the staggered five-year determination letter remedial amendment cycles for individually designed plans will be eliminated

Funds talk: August 2015
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2015

Fueled in part by government efforts to increase renewable energy generation assets in the U.S., solar is a growing investment market. Solar capacity

Senate Democrats re-introduce the Payroll Fraud Prevention Act of 2015 soon after Hillary Clinton seeks to insert IC misclassification as an election issue in 2016
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

Shortly after Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton placed independent contractor misclassification in the national spotlight in mid-July 2015 when

Change-in-control compensation agreements : protecting the institution and your most important assets
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

Imagine the following scenario: your bank has just announced an agreement to be acquired by a larger institution that is entering your market for