BREAKING NEWS! NEW PROPOSED Overtime Rules are Released!

BREAKING NEWS! NEW PROPOSED Overtime Rules are Released!

By: Sean F. Darke, Esq. The Department of Labor has proposed Major Changes to the overtime requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). Just this morning, June 30, 201 ...

BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act Tax Credits

BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act Tax Credits

By Kelly Haab-Tallitsch – SmithAmundsen LLC – www.salawus.com In a major decision announced earlier today, the Supreme Court upheld the tax credits under the Affordable Care Act (A ...

Warning for Companies Regarding IRS Form SS-8 Request Letters!

Warning for Companies Regarding IRS Form SS-8 Request Letters!

By Nancy E. Joerg, Esq., Managing Shareholder – St. Charles Office, Wessels Sherman Joerg Liszka Laverty Seneczko P.C., St. Charles, Illinois, (630) 377-1554, najoerg@wesselssherma ...

Key Strategy Issue that Illinois Employers Should Keep in Mind When  Protesting a Claim for Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Key Strategy Issue that Illinois Employers Should Keep in Mind When Protesting a Claim for Unemployment Insurance Benefits

By Nancy E. Joerg, Esq., Managing Shareholder – St. Charles Office, Wessels Sherman Joerg Liszka Laverty Seneczko P.C., St. Charles, Illinois, (630) 377-1554, najoerg@wesselssherma ...

Summary Plan Description Posted on Company Intranet Does Not Satisfy ERISA Electronic Disclosure Rules

Summary Plan Description Posted on Company Intranet Does Not Satisfy ERISA Electronic Disclosure Rules

By Kelly Haab-Tallitsch – SmithAmundsen LLC – www.salawus.com A recent court decision from the Eastern District of New York found that posting a summary plan description (SPD) on a ...

Unanimous U.S. Supreme Court: EEOC Must Attempt to Conciliate Claims

Unanimous U.S. Supreme Court: EEOC Must Attempt to Conciliate Claims

By Noah A. Frank – SmithAmundsen LLC – www.salawus.com Amid much anticipation, the Court unanimously held in Mach Mining, LLC v. EEOC that under Title VII, the EEOC must attempt to ...

How Illinois Companies Should Protest the  IDES Notice of Determination and Assessment Arising Out of An IDES Audit

How Illinois Companies Should Protest the IDES Notice of Determination and Assessment Arising Out of An IDES Audit

By Nancy E. Joerg, Esq., Managing Shareholder – St. Charles Office, Wessels Sherman Joerg Liszka Laverty Seneczko P.C., St. Charles, Illinois, (630) 377-1554, najoerg@wesselssherma ...