Federal agencies have increased the civil fines for employers that commit immigration-related offenses, such as unfair employment or discrimination practices, H-1B and H-2B program violations, and Form I-9 and E-VERIFY violations.
The August edition of the Insider Report compares the Democratic and Republican Party platforms, highlights recently enacted state legislation, and discusses new ballot initiatives that will be in the hands of voters on November 8.
The IRS recently issued proposed regulations under Section 457 of the Internal Revenue Code that prescribe rules regarding deferred compensation plans sponsored by state and local governments and tax-exempt organizations.
On June 22, 2016, the Chicago City Council unanimously passed the Chicago Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Ordinance. Chicago is the second city in the Midwest this year to pass a law granting employees paid sick leave.