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NLRA Rights Poster Delayed Again

The requirement for most private-sector employers to post a new notice issued by the NLRB entitled, “Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act,” was originally scheduled for November 2011 and then postponed until January 31, 2012.  Now the NLRB has delayed implementation until April 30, 2012, apparently due to litigation.  We will continue to […]

New Employer Obligations for 2012 – Wage Theft Protection Act

As of January 1, 2012, employers must at the time of hiring notify all new non-exempt, non-collective bargaining employees in writing of the following information: 1.   The employee’s rate or rates of pay and the rate basis, whether by hour, shift, day, week, salary, commission or otherwise, including any rates of overtime, if applicable; 2.   Any […]

Family Estate Planning – Favorably High Tax Exemptions to Expire in 2012

At the beginning of 2011, important changes were made to the way gifts made during life and at death were taxed.  Under current law, the amount each person can give cumulatively during their lifetime and upon their death without being subject to tax was $5,000,000.  In 2012, that exemption amount will increase to $5,120,000.  (It […]

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