DOL Releases Final Overtime Rule

On September 24, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) released its final rules for establishing the amounts required to be earned by an employee, to be exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime requirements. Under the final rule to be...

AB 5 – Independent Contractors

Independent Contractors in California • Bill AB5 requires businesses to use a three-part “ABC test” to determine if a worker is an employee or an independent contractor. • The new law allows cities and the state to challenge a company’s worker classifications through...

Heads Up: Changes to the Form W-4

What employers need to know… Background The IRS released a proposed draft of the new Form W-4 on May 31 The new Form W-4 is intended to be aligned with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) Under the TCJA, exemptions have been suspended The IRS anticipates there...

New Family Leave Form for California Employers – In effect now!

Do you have 50 or more employees and and one needs a Family Leave? The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH)  has released a new form that Employers may use when employees request a leave under the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) or Family...

Minimum Wage on the Rise! — Effective July 1, 2019

Employer Type Minimum Wage 25 or fewer employees Non-Profit Corporations (26 or more employees) with approval to pay a deferred rate $13.25/hour 26 or more employees $14.25hour Hotel Workers $16.63/hour Effective Date  Wage: Employers (25 or less employees) Minimum...