If you have clients who have 1099 independent contractors (ICs), you will want to make sure they are aware of the government's latest initiative to crackdown on worker misclassification.
While there are situations where paying workers on 1099 is perfectly legal, many employers abuse the classification, labeling workers who should be employees as ICs. This results in the loss of tax revenue for state and federal government agencies. The Obama administration has been particularly…Continue
Although the employer mandate provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has effectively been delayed again, there seems to be a renewed "buzz" around the healthcare reform law, often known as Obamacare. Maybe it’s because workers are now required to carry insurance, or maybe companies are just being proactive. But for whatever reason, we are noticing an increase in the number of recruiters asking how Obamacare will affect hiring and recruiting.
Of course, that is…Continue
Now recruiting and staffing firms also have to worry about the growing number of local laws.
And once you have realized that there is a law in a…Continue
If you place Information Technology contractors in California, you will want to be aware of a recent change to their overtime rules. The minimum rate that Computer Professionals in California must be paid to be considered exempt from overtime has been increased to $40.38.
Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), most American employees must be paid at a rate of 1.5 times their regular rate if they work over 40 hours per week. However, the FLSA does allow for certain employees who…Continue