Taxes and Regulations Articles

Drug Store Chain Pays Heavily for FLSA Violations

Employee Policies
Payroll
Time & Attendance
Taxes and Regulations
Federal and State Laws
Meal & Break Policies
Sick, Vacation, PTO Pay

Apr 07, 2014

A drug store chain recently agreed to a $23 million class-action settlement and learned some expensive lessons about the FLSA and state wage-and-hour laws.

Don’t Copy FLSA Mistakes of Copier Company

Overtime
Payroll
Time & Attendance
Taxes and Regulations
Federal and State Laws

Mar 31, 2014

A company that markets and distributes copiers, printers, and other office equipment recently settled a class action lawsuit for $4.4 million with service technicians because of violations of FLSA and related state laws.

Employer Pays $6.8 Million for Blatant FLSA Misconduct

Time & Attendance
Taxes and Regulations
Federal and State Laws

Feb 26, 2014

A Pennsylvania-New Jersey restaurant chain recently agreed to a consent judgment where it will pay more than $6.8 million in back wages and damages for FLSA violations affecting more than 1,000 workers.

The ACA, Time & Attendance and Part-Timers

Employee Benefits
Human Resources
Employee Policies
Taxes and Regulations

Feb 01, 2014

Target Corp. recently announced that, starting on April 1, 2014, it will no longer offer health coverage to part-time employees. Other employers with significant part-time employee populations need to make a similar assessment.

Donut Chain Penalized for Misclassifying Store Managers

Taxes and Regulations
Time & Attendance
Federal and State Laws

Sep 20, 2013

Under the FLSA, employers cannot escape overtime requirements simply by giving employees supervisory job titles. A large chain of donut stores recently paid almost $200,000 to learn that lesson.

Cleveland fire department burned by payroll scandal

Payroll
Taxes and Regulations

Apr 27, 2012

Part of the task of running a responsible and organized business or agency is keeping payroll records clear and up-to-date - a lesson the Cleveland Fire Department learned the hard way.

Businesses should take optimistic economic indicators with a grain of salt, NY Fed says

Payroll
Taxes and Regulations

Mar 26, 2012

While Congress finally came to an agreement on the much debated payroll tax, officials are cautioning businesses that the economy isn't at full speed yet.

Employers can position themselves as financial information resources for workers

Payroll
Taxes and Regulations

Feb 27, 2012

The protracted payroll tax debate finally came to an end in Congress - at least for now.

Possible payroll tax cut agreement reached

Taxes and Regulations

Feb 15, 2012

A deal proposed late Tuesday could be the end of long-winded payroll tax cut negotiations.

Payroll package committee makes slow progress

Taxes and Regulations

Feb 08, 2012

With the deadline approaching, negotiations over a package that would extend the 2 percent payroll tax cut and other provisions through the rest of the year are reaching a critical point.



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