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Hiring During Uncertain Times

It’s amazing that in a matter of months, we can go from the strongest economy in history to a halt with fear and uncertainty spreading through our day to day lives. Companies are all going to be faced with the realities of a staffing shift; goals and strategies, objectives, FTE changes, headcount limits, project completion, […]

H1B and Other Visas Now Suspended Due to COVID-19

On June 22, 2020, the President signed an Executive Order that directs the US Embassy/Consular Office to cease issuance of H1B, H-4, H2B, J or L visas for the remainder of 2020.  This order will also effectively suspend entry into the US by all foreign nationals (with limited exemptions noted below) who hold one of […]

June 2020: What you need to know about AB5

If you have employees in California, chances are you received your detailed EDD AB5 Notification. This letter opens the door for four participating agencies outside of the IRS to audit your company for Independent Contractor compliance. The California Public Utilities Commission officially ruled on June 9th, 2020, that contractors for ride-sharing companies, such as Uber […]

International Payroll – UK Considerations

The UK payroll landscape has always been defined by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the tax structure that is in place nationally. With the UK’s exit from the European Union at the end of January this year, there is a fair bit of uncertainty around what lies ahead for UK businesses, and whether the […]

Coronavirus & Workplace: What You Need to Know

  The Coronavirus is now making its way around the United States. Some companies are taking safeguards such as limiting travel, cancelling conferences, making work-from-home arrangements, and keeping a heavily stocked supply of disinfectant wipes and antibacterial available to their workers.    With growing numbers of infected individuals in the United States, more workers could soon be […]

Does B2B protect you from AB5?

The 12 “must-haves” in order for a B2B to qualify under AB5. Following the enactment of AB5, there has been a large increase in applications to set up limited liability companies (LLCs) or other forms of B2B.  By forming these business entities, individuals that had previously operated as independent contractors are hoping to maintain their […]

Following in California’s Footsteps: New Jersey Cracks Down on IC Misclassifications

Big news for the Garden State! On January 20th, Governor Phil Murphy signed 153 new bills into law, six of which include new penalties for employers who misclassify workers as independent contractors or who are found to be in violation of State wage, benefit, and tax laws. This new legislation seems to closely resemble the […]

Final Rule On Joint Employer Status Under The Fair Labor Standards Act

On January 12, 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule to revise and update its regulations by narrowing the definition of “joint employer” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This is the first update to the joint-employer rule in over 60 years. This final rule provides additional clarity for businesses that […]

Looking at the GDPR in 2020 – What Do We Need To Know?

The rules on the GDPR stated that the European Commission would review the progress of EU member states in terms of their integration of the GDPR rules in May 2020. At this stage it is known that only three EU countries have not changed their data protection laws to align with the GDPR; Slovenia, Greece, […]

What You Need To Know About CCPA

Privacy rights continue to be a hot topic issue.  As the laws and regulations become more stringent and widespread, companies must be prepared to remain compliant moving forward.  This means not only making sure that your company is handling data is a compliant fashion, but also making sure your business partners/service providers are as well.  […]