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November 17, 2017

Health Care Mandates and Tax Reform: What’s Really Going On?

After this summer’s failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Congress has been largely silent on healthcare strategy while turning the focus to tax reform. Though President Trump’s first executive order upon taking office instructed government agencies to take a hands-off approach to ACA enforcement, there has been no change in the healthcare […]

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Paid Sick Leave

November 9, 2017

Washington’s Paid Sick Leave Law: What Employers Need to Know

In the fall of 2016, Washington voters approved Initiative 1433, which resulted in a mandatory paid sick leave law and minimum wage increase, among other changes. While the state minimum wage is set to increase over the next few years, Washington employers are required to comply with the Paid Sick Leave law as of January […]

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News: Parental Leave & Salary History Inquiries

October 23, 2017

New Parental Leave & Salary History: Here’s What You Need to Know

On October 12, California Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills which will have significant ramifications for employers in the state. AB168, which applies to all public and private sector California employers, prohibits companies from seeking or relying upon the salary history information of an applicant in employment decisions. While SB 63, or the “New Parent […]

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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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