Another Extension for Joint-Employer Rule

Several weeks ago, we reported that the joint-employer standard introduced in 2015 by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in the Browning-Ferris matter had been upheld by...

2019 Employers Council Payroll Resources

Running the first full payroll of 2019 is a good time to identify the extensive payroll resources available through the membership portal by clicking on...

No EEOC Quorum to Start Year

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has started 2019 with only two members, leaving it without a quorum. Daniel Gade, White House nominee, withdrew his...

EEOC and DOJ Fight State and Local Harassment

In a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) committed to addressing harassment issues within...

The 2018 Farm Bill and CBD Products

In October 2018, Employers Council published a primer on "cannabidiol," commonly known as CBD, speculating that the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill would introduce...

Hardship Distributions: Now and in the Future

In November of this year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) proposed new regulations that changed the way that hardship distributions work under many tax-favored savings...

Another Twist for Joint-Employer Test

The controversial decision of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Browning-Ferris has seen another twist prior to the end of 2018. The decision itself was issued...