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December 23, 2008

DOL Revises FMLA Compliance Materials

The Department of Labor has posted on its website its updated poster incorporating the recent military

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December 23, 2008

Technical Explanation of New Pension Relief Bill Released

The Joint Committee on Taxation has released the Technical Explanation of the Worker, Retiree, and Employer

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December 23, 2008

Rule Eliminates Requirement that Worker Home Address or SSN Appear on Payroll Statement

Citing privacy concerns, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new rule abolishing the requirement that

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December 22, 2008

Legislative and Regulatory News for the Week of Dec. 12

Health Care Congress approved a technical correction to the section of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici

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December 19, 2008

2009 Minimum Wage Increases

The start of a new year often brings with it changes in governing wage and hour legislation. Effective

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December 19, 2008

Dark Skies and Lame Ducks: How Private Sector Employers Fared in Sacramento and Washington in 2008

In the last quarter of 2008, both Congress and the California State Legislature concentrated their attention

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December 19, 2008

2009 Hourly Rate Increase For Computer Software Employees in California

California Labor Code section 515.5 exempts certain employees in the computer software field from the

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December 19, 2008

EFCA Support May Be Faltering Under Pressure

Despite the dramatic gains in the Senate by the Democrats and the support of President-elect Obama, there

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December 18, 2008

California Court of Appeal Holds No Punitive Damages Available for Wide Variety of Labor Code Violations

For the past several years, plaintiffs have routinely sought punitive damages in their wage and hour

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December 18, 2008

Furloughs and Reduced Hours: Cost-Cutting Strategies Other Than Layoffs

Note: For additional guidance on the use of furloughs or hours reductions as alternatives to layoffs,

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