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Hobby or business: What people need to know if they have a side hustle

IRS Tax Tip 2024-55 Hobbies and businesses are treated differently when it comes to filing taxes. The biggest difference between the two is that businesses operate to make a profit while hobbies are for pleasure or recreation. Whether someone is having fun with a hobby or running a business, if they are paid through payment [...]

June 21st, 2024|Uncategorized|

EEOC Releases Workplace Guidance to Prevent Harassment

EEOC Releases Workplace Guidance to Prevent Harassment The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published final guidance on harassment in the workplace, “Enforcement Guidance on Harassment in the Workplace.” By providing this resource on the legal standards and employer liability applicable to harassment claims under the federal employment discrimination laws enforced by the EEOC, the [...]

June 14th, 2024|Uncategorized|

New overtime rules for salaried workers

The U.S. Department of Labor has updated the rules for which salaried workers are eligible for overtime pay. Starting July 1, most salaried workers who earn less than $844 per week will become eligible for overtime pay under the final rule. And on Jan. 1, 2025, most salaried workers who make less than $1,128 per [...]

June 7th, 2024|Uncategorized|

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: Reasonable Accomodations


May 31st, 2024|Uncategorized|

EEOC’s Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. What Employers Need to Know Webinar

EEOC's Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. What Employers Need to Know Webinar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftxYyTlXetE

May 24th, 2024|Uncategorized|

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Posters

May 17th, 2024|Uncategorized|

What You Should Know About the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

The PWFA went into effect on June 27, 2023. On April 15, 2024 the EEOC issued its final regulation to carry out the law. The final regulation goes into effect on June 18, 2024. Overview       What is the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act?Generally, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) requires a covered employer to provide a [...]

May 10th, 2024|Uncategorized|

Navigating Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace

Are you using an artificial intelligence (AI) tool to help you with your work tasks? Have you considered doing so? If so, read on to learn the advantages and risks associated with the use of AI in the workplace. What Is AI? Artificial intelligence (AI) is an umbrella term for a machine’s ability to make [...]

May 3rd, 2024|Uncategorized|

FTC Announces Rule Banning Noncompetes

On April 23, the Federal Trade Commission issued a final rule to promote competition by banning noncompetes nationwide, protecting the fundamental freedom of workers to change jobs, increasing innovation, and fostering new business formation. “Noncompete clauses keep wages low, suppress new ideas, and rob the American economy of dynamism, including from the more than 8,500 [...]

April 26th, 2024|Uncategorized|

Pros and cons of eliminating the college degree requirement

How Skills-Based Hiring Could Expand Your Applicant Pool Are you finding it difficult to fill job openings because not enough people are applying? You wouldn’t be alone. Some organizations are expanding their applicant pool by dropping the college degree requirement and instead adopting a more inclusive, skills-based approach to hiring. Would such an approach benefit [...]

April 19th, 2024|Uncategorized|