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Jan
23
2018
ASAP

Deadline to Report Qualified Payments for Disaster Assistance with the Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury is Soon Approaching

On January 18, 2018, the PR Treasury issued Internal Revenue Informative Bulletin No. 18-03 notifying employers that the sworn statement to report Qualified Payments related to Hurricane Maria must be submitted no later than January 31, 2018.
  • Employment Taxes
  • International Employment Law

Jan
22
2018
ASAP

Wisconsin Supreme Court Holds That Employee Non-Solicitation Agreements are Subject to a Strict Enforcement Standard

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has held that a post-employment restriction limiting a former employee’s ability to solicit his former coworkers must meet a heightened "reasonableness" standard to be enforceable.
  • Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets

Jan
19
2018
ASAP

Federal Agencies Issue Contingency Plans As Government Shutdown Looms

Unless Congress can finalize a budget by midnight tonight (January 19), the federal government will be forced to shut down due to a lack of appropriations. Federal agencies have begun issuing updated contingency plans.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

Jan
17
2018
ASAP

Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury Announces 2018 Limits on Qualified Retirement Plans

On December 15, 2017, the Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury issued Tax Policy Circular Letter No. 17-02 announcing the 2018 applicable contribution limits for qualified retirement plans.
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Taxes
  • International Employment Law

Jan
17
2018
ASAP

Plan Sponsors and Service Providers Must be Aware of Changes Made to Rules Pertaining to Puerto Rico Qualified Retirement Plans

Recent changes to Puerto Rico’s tax treatment of certain retirement plans have taken effect.
  • Employment Taxes
  • Employee Benefits
  • International Employment Law

Jan
16
2018
ASAP

USCIS to Resume Accepting Applications to Renew DACA

On January 13, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has resumed accepting requests to renew a grant of deferred action under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration

Jan
10
2018
ASAP

2018 Begins With Early Signs of Increased Worksite Enforcement Action

The Homeland Security Investigations (the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s investigative arm) began 2018 with an increased emphasis on targeting employers and unauthorized employees through worksite enforcement action.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration

Jan
5
2018
ASAP

Possible Changes to H-1B Extension Rules and Their Potential Implications

According to a news report, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering ending the ability to extend H-1B visas beyond the six-year limit of authorized stay.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration

Jan
5
2018
ASAP

DOL Issues Proposal Governing Association Health Plans

The Department of Labor has issue a proposed rule providing direction for sole proprietors and businesses to set up Association Health Plans (AHPs).
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Employee Benefits

Jan
5
2018
ASAP

Title IX and Defamation: An Emerging Challenge Facing Higher-Education Institutions

There is currently a national focus on gender-based harassment. College campuses are no different. Even with the changes to Title IX guidance in the past months, eliminating sexual harassment and assault on campuses remains a national priority.
  • Higher Education

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