Join McDermott Partners at a Webinar on TOP IRS and DOL Audit Issues for Retirement Plans

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:30 – 1:30 pm EST Please join McDermott Will & Emery for a complimentary webinar discussing key issues retirement plan sponsors should take into account when establishing...
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Changes to IRS Form for Qualified Adoption Expenses

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released the 2014 version of Form 8839 (Qualified Adoption Expenses), as well as updated instructions.  Taxpayers use Form 8839 to claim the adoption credit,...
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The Directed Trustee in the Post-Dudenhoeffer World

Court cases challenging the actions of Employee Retirement Income Security Act fiduciaries have continued unabated since the scandal of Enron in 2002.  Since then, a large number of cases are in the “stock...
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Reevaluating Paid Time Off and New Challenges

Cost containment evaluation and strategies relating to overall management of human capital costs remain a continual struggle for many organizations.  Labor costs, far and away, continue to be the largest...
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California Imposes Mandatory Sick Leave Law

On September 10, 2014, California’s Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (California’s sick leave law) became law.  The new law requires most employers to allow employees to accrue up...
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Health and Welfare Plan Requirements Checklist for Employers

This article provides a list of 2014 and 2015 health and welfare compliance initiatives that require action by employers, including preparation for upcoming fees and penalties under the Affordable Care...
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UK Employment Alert: Holiday Pay – UK Government Introduces Two-Year Limit on Claims for Back Pay

The UK Government has introduced legislation to help employers deal with the fallout of recent decisions indicating that pay for statutory holiday should include, and should always have included, overtime...
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UK Employment Alert: Holiday Pay – UK Government Introduces Two-Year Limit on Claims for Back Pay

The UK Government has introduced legislation to help employers deal with the fallout of recent decisions indicating that pay for statutory holiday should include, and should always have included, overtime...
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The Immigration Accountability Executive Actions: Ramifications for Business

President Obama’s plan for executive action on immigration includes items of interest to businesses, professionals, investors and other highly skilled workers. The plan aims to grow the U.S. economy...
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Seventh Circuit: Plaintiffs Lacked Standing to Challenge Tax Exemption for Ministerial Rental Allowances

An appellate court recently issued a favorable ruling for religious employers in a closely watched case relating to the ability of religious employers to provide tax-fee housing allowances to ministers....
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