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March 12, 2019

The PBGC Proposes Simplified Methods for Calculating Withdrawal Liability

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) recently proposed amendments to the regulations that govern how multiemployer plans calculate withdrawal liability.

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March 11, 2019

Up in Smoke? New Wisconsin Governor Proposes Marijuana Legalization and Host of New Employment Laws

Wisconsin employers reviewing Governor Tony Evers’ very first budget proposal may be surprised by the number of the employment-related items.

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March 8, 2019

OFCCP Releases Section 503 Focused Review FAQs

On March 8, 2019, the OFCCP issued its much-anticipated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to address what contractors can expect during a Section 503 focused review.

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March 8, 2019

DOL Proposes to Increase the Minimum Salary for the “White Collar” Overtime Exemptions to $35,308

On March 7, 2019, the DOL's Wage and Hour Division published the long-awaited Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to revise the “white collar” overtime exemption regulations.

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March 7, 2019

H-1B Cap: Critical Filing Dates for FY 2020

Employers seeking to sponsor H-1B workers for fiscal year 2020 can begin filing petitions on April 1, 2019, for a start date of October 1, 2019.

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March 7, 2019

Dear Littler: Does Our Company's Website Violate Title III of the ADA?

Thousands of employers have received demand letters claiming their websites and apps are places of…

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March 6, 2019

The Wild West 2019: WPI’s California Legislative Round-Up

Bruce Sarchet and Corinn Jackson break down the most significant pending bills, identifying practical ramifications for employers and offering insights into the legislative history and process.

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March 5, 2019

EEO-1 Pay Parity Data May Be Back

On March 4, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia surprised the employer community by vacating the White House Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) stay of the revised EEO-1 form’s pay data reporting requirements.

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March 5, 2019

Supreme Court Holds "Compensation" for Lost Time Is Taxable under the RRTA

On March 4, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court held in BNSF Railway Co. v. Loos that a railroad’s payment to an employee for work time lost due to an on-the-job injury is taxable compensation under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA).

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March 5, 2019

Dear Littler: Can We Add New Categories to Our Employment Self-Identification Forms for Sex and Race?

Our company would like to amend our HR forms to include a "non-binary" option in addition to "male" and "female," and an "other" category to race/ethnicity. Are there any issues with our doing so?

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