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In Peabody v Time Warner Cable, Time Warner contended that a former account executive was not entitled to overtime pay because she fell into the ‘commissioned employee’ exemption.
The IRS has issued final regulations that permit employers and IRA providers to offer ‘qualified longevity annuity contracts’ or ‘QLACs’ under defined-contribution plans and IRAs.
This issue of Perspectives focuses on recent ERISA fiduciary and tax decisions, which have special importance to plan sponsors and plan fiduciaries.
The California Supreme Court in Iskanian v CLS Transportation Los Angeles held that its decision in Gentry v Superior Court is no longer good law.
Since the advent of ‘say-on-pay’, the plaintiffs’ securities bar has attempted to rustle up claims relating to executive compensation matters discussed in proxy statements.
Deadlines coming for multinationals’ retirement plans and US taxpayers with foreign financial interests
In 2010, the US enacted a sweeping change in enforcement of its tax laws on foreign financial interests, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.
President Obama has issued an executive order and a presidential memorandum aimed at ‘closing the persistent pay gap for women and minorities’.
In IRS Notice 2014-19 and accompanying FAQs, the IRS issued long-awaited guidance addressing the treatment of same-sex spouses under qualified retirement plans.
US president Barack Obama has issued an executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors and subcontractors under certain contracts.
The OFCCP has issued expansive new regulations requiring government contractors to undertake greater efforts to employ veterans and individuals with disabilities.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act imposes significant new reporting requirements on employers providing self-insured group health coverage to their employees.
On 20 March 2014, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law amendments to the Earned Sick Time Act (ESTA).
Riaz Karamali, a partner in Pillsbury’s Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices who represents emerging growth companies, answers some common questions innovators face.
On 10 February 2014, the IRS published long-awaited regulations on the employer shared responsibility provisions under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
California has replaced the Enterprise Zone Hiring Credit with the New Employment Credit and the California Competes Credit.
The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) has been in the spotlight as part of the UK government’s employment law review.
The government can suspend ‘affiliates’ of a suspended contractor, even though there is no allegation that the affiliates themselves had done anything wrong.
The arrival of 2014 has already ushered in major reforms to New York’s employment law landscape, with broad ramifications, particularly for New York City employers.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration of the US Department of Labor proposed a new rule which will require employers to electronically report injury and illness data on a quarterly basis.
The authors analyse two decisions by the US Supreme Court that narrow the circumstances under which employers can be held liable for retaliation or harassment claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.