Employment & Labor Blog
- Blog: From Briefs To BooksI Married A Communist – by Philip RothPosted on March 14, 2017 by Patty ShlonskyI decided to take a little trip back in time, to a novel published in 1998 by one of my favorite authors, Philip Roth. Maybe I needed a sense of stability in these seeming uncertain times, or maybe I wanted to ensure that I chose a book that would be worth reading. In any event, … Continue Reading
- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsIRS Provides Transition Relief Regarding QSEHRA Notice DeadlinePosted on March 9, 2017 by Haynes and Boone Benefits GroupThe IRS has provided transition relief under its Notice 2017-20 (the “IRS Notice”) regarding the employee notice requirement that small employers must meet if they want to provide a “qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement” (“QSEHRA”) to their employees. As background, the 21st Century Cures Act (the “Cures Act”) permits certain employers who are not [...]
- Blog: Labor & Employment Law BlogNew FLSA Regulations Enjoined!Posted on November 21, 2016 by James F. HermonWe have posted several blog entries regarding the FLSA regulations announced in May that drastically increased the minimum salary threshold for most executive, administrative and professional employees from $455 per week (or $23,660 per year) to $913 per week (or $47,476 per year). Late Tuesday afternoon, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granted a motion brought on behalf of 21 states and supported by business groups led by the United States Chamber of Commerce to preliminarily enjoin the new overtime exemption regulations set to go into effect on Decembe...