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Confusion Causes Delay for Requirement for NLRB Posting until January 31, 2012

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has postponed the implementation date for its new rule requiring the posting of employees’ rights under the National Labor Relations Act by more than two months. The effective date of the posting rule is now January 31, 2012 — moved from November 14, 2011. No other changes in the […]

Worker Misclassification Amnesty: Olive Branch or a Bear Trap?

On September 21, 2011, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) extended an olive branch to employers when it announced a new program called the Voluntary Worker Classification Program.  The IRS announcement proclaims “This new program will allow employers the opportunity to get into compliance by making a minimal payment covering past payroll tax obligations rather than […]