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FLSA Overtime

September 6, 2017

FLSA Overtime Final Rule Struck Down

On August 31, 2017, a Texas federal judge struck down the FLSA Overtime Final Rule, which aimed to increase the minimum salary threshold for the “white collar” overtime pay exemption. The ruling stated that “nothing in [FLSA] section 213” permits salary thresholds, rather than employee duties, to be the determinant of overtime pay. The judge, […]

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EEO-1 Form

August 31, 2017

OMB Issues Stay on Revised EEO-1 Reporting Requirements

Following a decision by the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”), employers may now use the previously approved EEO-1 form to meet their 2017 EEO-1 reporting obligation, before March 31, 2018. Employers must select the data used for the 2017 EEO-1 report from a payroll period in October, November, or December, the fourth quarter of […]

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August 28, 2017

No Excuse Savings; The Godfather of Zenefits Payroll on 401(k)s

When it comes to planning for your future, one of the most productive things you can do is to set up a 401(k) savings account. Whether you’re new to the workforce or simply researching how to optimize your retirement, James Brown, the Godfather of Zenefits Payroll, is here to answer your most pressing questions in […]

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health care reform bill

June 23, 2017

Senate Reveals Health Care Reform Bill

The U.S. Senate has been considering the House of Representatives’ American Health Care Act (AHCA) since early May, with the goal of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Some of the major questions the Senate has attempted to address with the latest health care reform effort include: Whether employers are required to offer health insurance […]

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broker problems

June 12, 2017

Compliance Checklist: Federal Employment Laws You Need To Know At Every Stage Of Your Company’s Growth

With a fast-growing small business, compliance is just one of many things on your to-do list, behind hiring, improving operations, and fine-tuning your products. Here’s a quick checklist of some major federal laws you’ll need to tackle at different employee thresholds in your growth. 1+ Employee Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), via DoL Employers must […]

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employee health benefits

June 5, 2017

Senate Searches for Path Forward on Health Care Reform

After narrowly passing the House, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which represents the latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and reform health care, moved to the Senate early last month. The AHCA received mostly negative marks from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) in late May, increasing the pressure on the […]

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