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Independent Contractors - DOL Administrator's Interpretation 2015-1

U.S. Department of Labor issues Administrator's Interpretation for classification of Independent Contractor Status.  Employers should carefully review their relationships with independent contractors such as administrative services, custodial, and others.

ACA Reporting - Extension of Due Dates for 2015 Informating Reporting under Section 6055 and 6056 of I.R.C.

The IRS has issued a notice (IRS Notice 2016-4) that extends the due dates for the 2015 information reporting requirements under section 6055 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) and the information reporting requirements for applicable large employers under section 6056 of the Code.

U.S. Department of Labor "Overtime" Final Rule: Questions and Answers

**Important Note: A preliminary injunction was issued in November 2016 preventing implementation of new regulations that would have increased the wage thresholds required to qualify for certain exemptions.  The DOL has requested an extension to file appeal briefs until June 30, 2017.  Stay tuned for future updates**

New York State's new Paid Family Leave Act. Start Planning Now...

Governor Cuomo signed landmark legislation into place to provide employee with paid family leave.  The Act does not take effect until January 1, 2018 and the full program will be gradually phased in until full implementation in 2021.  That is not as far off as you think and employers would be wise to start planning now.  Read more about this important regulation.