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The Affordable Care Act Reporting Requirements Still Loom: Last-Minute Compliance Tips for Paper and Electronic Filers

USA - February 25 2020 As we reminded employers back in December, the IRS has extended the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) deadline for health plan sponsors to furnish…

The NLRB Returns to Pre-Obama-Era Board Standards in Two Significant Decisions

USA - February 10 2020 On December 16, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) issued two significant decisions overruling Obama-era NLRB decisions. Both…

Risky “Business”: A Refresher on Permissible (and not so permissible) Activities in B-1 Business Visitor Classification

USA - February 3 2020 Have you ever had any foreign nationals “visit” your company from one of your entities outside the U.S.? Did you help the foreign national visitor…

Changes Affecting Employer-Sponsored Health Plans in the 2020 Appropriations Act

USA - January 27 2020 The 2020 appropriations act, which was signed into law by the President on December 20, 2019, contains a mix of good and bad news for…

Employer Tips: Preparing for FY 2021 H-1B Season and Pre-Lottery Registration

USA - January 20 2020 The H-1B process for fiscal year 2021 presents employers and their legal counsel with a variety of new timing and process challenges in addition to…

Employers Should Be Aware of Where They Advertise - Social Media Platforms are Being Scrutinized

USA - January 13 2020 The internet age has opened up seemingly countless digital platforms for employers and employees to use in seeking to fill, and applying for, open…

Minimum Wage Set to Rise in 25 States and D.C. in 2020

USA - December 24 2019 As the New Year approaches, employers throughout the United States must prepare for new legislation taking effect that may impact their operations…

It’s a Holly, Jolly . . . Potential Folly?: Travel Tips for U.S. Work Visa Holders During the Holiday Season

USA - December 24 2019 ’Tis the season for celebrating the holidays! Globally, offices and plants are closing their doors for a couple of days to a few weeks. While most…

IRS Publishes 2019 Required Amendment List for Individually-Designed Retirement Plans

USA - December 16 2019 The IRS recently issued its “Required Amendment List,” which contains the annual list of amendments that must be adopted by certain…

The Sixth Circuit Rules on What Constitutes “Similarly Situated”

USA - November 25 2019 On November 13, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued a recommended for full-text publication opinion that analyzed…