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Posts from January 2016.

The following are the 2016 Medicare and Medicaid numbers as released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, as well as the 2016 federal and New Jersey estate and gift tax numbers:
 


The following are the 2016 Medicare and Medicaid numbers as released by the Centers for Medicare & ...

On January 20, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued an Administrator’s Interpretation clarifying the scope of joint employment for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA). The Interpretation ...

As of January 19, 2016, an amendment to the New York State Human Rights Law requires New York employers with four or more employees to provide reasonable accommodations for an employee’s pregnancy-related medical condition, unless the accommodation places an undue burden on the ...

Until recently, a circuit split existed concerning whether an Offer of Judgment made prior to class certification could moot a class action.  On January 20, 2016, the Supreme Court resolved this issue finding that an unaccepted Offer of Judgment made pursuant to FRCP 68 will not preclude a ...

1.  MODERNIZE YOUR EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK.  Employee handbooks should be updated often - preferably on a yearly basis - in order to stay up-to-date with changing laws.  Take the time to make sure your company’s handbook has a social media policy, addresses same-sex married couples, and provides ...

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