Welcome to the Trüpp Legal Corner designed to keep business leaders informed of critical employment legislation and case law.
ACA reporting for those who missed the deadline
ACA forms were due to the IRS electronically by early April making those who failed to meet the deadline vulnerable to substantial financial penalties. For employers that missed the deadline, filing late is better than not at all, and will result in a reduced penalty amount.
New disability claims procedures
The Department of Labor (DOL) implemented new procedures for processing disability claims. These changes took effect on April 1st, going forward, employer-sponsored plans and plan documents need to be updated as needed.
Washington state updates equal pay law
Washington state recently passed an update to their equal pay legislation that creates additional requirements for employers. The new law will expand potential liability for workplace practices and provide new efforts to achieve pay equality.