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Caroline Powell Donelan ● The effective date of California’s Senate Bill 553 is fast approaching, and the law covers nearly every employer and every employment facility in California with the exception of healthcare facilities and other facilities governed by different legal standards, most remote workers, and businesses with fewer than 10 employees. Whether you are based

Jason E. Reisman ● We’ve all known this day was coming—it was just a matter of time. From the moment the Biden Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced that the Trump DOL’s 2020 increase to the Fair Labor Standards Act salary threshold for the so-called “white collar” exemptions (primarily the executive, administrative, and professional exemptions (“EAP”)) was

Daniel L. Morgan ● The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued Notice 2023-62 last week, which addresses a change made by the SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 (“Secure 2.0”) to the 401(k) plan rules applicable to so-called “catch-up contributions” that may be made by older plan participants. Background—Catch-Up Contributions and Roth Contributions Employers are permitted to write

Jason E. Reisman ● Just yesterday, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a decision (Stericycle Inc.), which overrules its own 2017 Boeing Co. decision and establishes a new standard for evaluating employer handbook policies and rules under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”). Welcome (back) to what is the revolving door decision-making process that is