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Month: March 2016

The Company Handbook

The following is from a good friend of ours. Alan Krystal is an attorney on Long Island who specializes in employment and labor law. Alan is a great resource for small businesses. His website is www.alankrystallaw.com The Company Handbook {2:54 minutes to read} To some employers, a handbook serves the primary purpose of informing employees of their benefits, days off, work standards...
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How’s your company’s vision?

How’s your company’s vision? Can you see what’s coming for employee health care reporting?  The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is burdensome and complex with changes to many different laws or sections of our tax code.   With nearly 100 provisions since its enactment, it seems to continually impact employer responsibilities and reporting. Determining if your company is an applicable large employer...
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Can you prove your ACA compliance?

Can you prove your ACA compliance? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) employer mandates and deadlines are putting plenty of fear, worry and doubt into those who must comply with reporting requirements.  Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) should be especially aware of their ACA obligations to employees and the IRS. Enforcement Since the ACA became a law, the IRS has managed over 40 provisions re...
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FLSA lawsuits are on the rise

FLSA lawsuits are on the rise Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) lawsuits numbered over 7,000 in 2012 alone.  Companies such as Walmart, Staples, Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan Chase, Oracle, CVS, Tyson Foods, Lowe’s and AT&T have been subject to significant FLSA penalties. FLSA lawsuits don’t target specific types of companies; every company could be faced with this challenge and the en...
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