Staying current on employment bills and changes to labor and employment laws is time consuming. Fortunately, staying up to speed in those areas is not something you have to do on your own. Syndeo and its industry partners have the expertise you need to help you stay informed on changes that could affect your business…
Jan 10, 2023
A recent federal court ruling clears the way for a uniform standard to be applied for determining what defines an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The mid-March 2022 decision from a federal court in Texas reinstates the Independent Contractor (IC) Final Rule, which was supposed to take effect in March 2021….
Apr 27, 2022
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling adds sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of discrimination protections under Title Vll of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The June 15 ruling means employers no longer will be able to terminate employees strictly on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Supreme Court Justices voted…
Jun 16, 2020
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is rolling out a new version of the Form I-9 that employers use to verify the identity and employment authorization of their workers. The new document includes minor changes to the form itself as well as the instructions for completing it including: Revising Country of Issuance and Issuing Authority fields….
Feb 7, 2020
Updated safety and training standards for operating aerial lifts in the workplace are now in place. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) made changes to the guidelines for that type of equipment to create more of a global standard of operation. As a result, lifts are now required to have separate load-limit and slope-level sensors….
Jan 28, 2020
The new year means changes to the form your employees use to determine how much income tax is withheld from their paychecks. Changes in tax law prompted the IRS to overhaul the Form W-4 and rename it the “Employee’s Withholding Certificate.” Though the form is slightly altered most years, the intent of the redesign is…
Jan 14, 2020