Welcome to the Trüpp Legal Corner designed to keep business leaders informed of critical employment legislation and case law.
Immigration official announces quadrupled employer compliance audits
It’s expected that the rate of immigration compliance audits and investigations will quadruple in the months to come. To avoid potential fines, all employers will need to make sure Form I-9’s are completed and reviewed properly within the first three days of employment.
IRS will be sending ACA penalty letters by year’s end
The IRS has announced that it will begin the process of notifying employers of potential liability for failing to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in “late 2017”. Employers will have just 30 days to respond to these assessments.
FMLA case highlights need for required notices and process
A recent case in the Southern District of Florida sided with an employee’s claim that she wasn’t provided proper notice under the FMLA, sending a clear message to employers of the importance of providing the right information in the case of FMLA leave requests.
Minimum wage increases going into effect on January 1, 2018
Many minimum wage increases are going into effect on the first of the year. Make sure you are staying in compliance by reading the full list of increases slated for January 1, 2018.