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NC Court Reiterates that Full Commission, Not the Deputy Commissioner, is the Ultimate Factfinder

The Workcomp Writer

In situations such as the case at bar, the appellate court would presume that the Commission found the necessary “good cause” and examine whether the record supported that finding. Full Commission Disagrees With Deputy Commissioner. Competent Evidence Supported Commission’s Decision.

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SC Appellate Court Chides Commission for Summarily Dismissing Appeal

The Workcomp Writer

In a stinging decision, the Court of Appeals of South Carolina ruled that the state’s Workers’ Compensation Commission had abused its discretion in summarily dismissing the appeal by an insurance carrier where the a paralegal for the carrier’s attorney made a calendaring error that caused the carrier to miss a deadline for filing the appellate brief to the commission [ Jordan v. A single commissioner denied Hartford’s motion, and Hartford appealed to the full commission.

When Are Cryptocurrencies Appropriate Investments for Retirement Plans and IRAs?

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

The US Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued guidance for the first time on the investment of retirement plan assets in cryptocurrencies. Compliance Assistance Release No.

Fired for Not Getting the COVID Vaccine? A Reality for Some, but Not All

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

Employee Benefits Employment Health and Welfare Plans Labor Americans with Disabilities Act COVID-19 EEOC employees employers Equal Employment Opportunity Commission hybrid work vaccination vaccine workersMany employers will likely encourage vaccination rather than mandate it.

Restrictive Covenants Evolve from Common Law to Statutory Regulation: The 2022 Watershed

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

Employment Executive Compensation Labor Federal Trade Commission FTC Illinois Freedom to Work Act non-compete agreement non-solicitation agreement Restrictive Covenants Uniform Trade Secrets ActRestrictive covenants were once the exclusive province of the courts in each state.

Cryptocurrency for Employee Benefits Lawyers: What You Need to Know

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

As cryptocurrencies gain popularity, employers are considering how they can be used as part of compensation arrangements and benefit plans to attract and retain talent.

Four Discrimination Questions Employers Have About COVID-19

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

As the world enters the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers have gained a greater understanding about the virus’ relationship with US anti-discrimination laws.

Agencies Clarify How Employers Can Charge COVID-19 Vaccine Premium Incentives

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

US employers have grown increasingly interested in identifying incentives that increase COVID-19 vaccination among employees.

How Employers Can Determine COVID-19 Test Mandate Costs

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

Even though the US Supreme Court blocked the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) vaccinate-or-test mandate for most employers, there is still confusion around who covers the cost for employee COVID-19 tests.

How to Manage Pay Equity in the Workplace

HR Digest

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, each employee should have the same rights, no matter of origin, color, race, or sexual orientation. It seems hard to manage pay equity in the workplace, but it is an essential part of each organization.

Here’s Why Pre-employment Background Checks Exist

HR Digest

Many of these providers adhere to the Equal Opportunity Commission and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Featured Recruitment Strategy employment screening equal opportunity commission fair credit reporting act fera pre-employment background checks standard background check

Utah Withholding Tables Revised Effective May 1

American Payroll Association

Effective for wages paid on or after May 1, 2022, the Utah State Tax Commission has issued revised percentage method and wage bracket withholding tables to reflect a reduction in the personal income tax rate to 4.85% from 4.95

Annuity Compensation Conflicts

The Teacher's Advocate

Most of the time the conflict is in selling one annuity over another to earn a higher commission or to earn a trip to a tropical paradise. commission to a salesperson plus an ongoing 1% commission when there is nothing to manage. Compensation conflicts with annuities abound.

EEOC Commissioner to Speak at Payroll Congress

American Payroll Association

At the Payroll Congress in Las Vegas on May 12, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Commissioner Keith Sonderling will speak on artificial intelligence

Maine to Require Vacation Pay on Termination

American Payroll Association

Effective for wages paid on or after May 1, 2022, the Utah State Tax Commission has issued revised percentage method and wage bracket withholding tables to reflect a reduction in the personal income tax rate to 4.85% from 4.95

HR How-To: The EEO-1

Abel HR

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) about an EEO-1 survey. The EEO-1, better known as the Employer Information Report EEO-1, is a means for the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to collect data from companies categorized by race/ethnicity, gender and job category. Small business owners may have received a letter in the mail from the U.S. It looks intimidating and is full of government-speak with lots of forms, but is mandatory for compliance.

Are wages or salary fully covered by workers’ compensation insurance?

Workers' Compensation Perspectives

The National Commission on State Workmen’s Compensation Laws (1972) recommended a compensation rate moving to at least 80% of spendable earning s. The Commission, chaired by John F.

The Purrrfect Bark Annuity - Coming Soon

The Teacher's Advocate

403(b) 403bwise.org Commissions Equity Indexed AnnuityI'm pretty tough on the insurance industry, this is no secret. But I've been working behind the scenes with GTTD Life and Annuity to bring a new kind of annuity to the marketplace, a truly unique product never before seen.

Do Employer Vaccine Incentives Violate the ADA or GINA? | BerniePortal

BerniePortal

The Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) released updated information called technical assistance that clarifies whether or not employers can provide vaccination incentives for their employees.

Payroll Withholding: A Primer for Employers

BerniePortal

To make payroll a little less daunting, in this article, we’ll cover what you need to know about withholding, including how it differs from deductions and some special cases to consider—such as bonuses, commissions, and other supplemental wages.

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears

Florida Workers' Comp

The program concludes Thursday just before lunchtime with a panel dedicated to the Report of the (1972) National Commission on State Workmen's Compensation Laws. As I write this, I wonder whether it is this document or the Commission to which I address my Shakespearean references. When I think of the National Commission Report, I think of ambition. The Commission Report is available on John Burton's website. Commission Report, Chapter 1.

Supplemental Tax Rates by State [+ When to Use Them]

Patriot Software

But, what happens when you pay employee commissions or bonuses? Generally, paying employees hourly or salary wages is a straightforward process. You may need to use a supplemental flat tax rate for federal and state income taxes. Not all states require supplemental tax rates.

What Is Variable Pay, and How Exactly Does it Work?

Patriot Software

Variable pay, also sometimes referred to as incentive pay or commission, is a way to […] READ MORE. As an employer, you want to see your employees succeed and grow along with your company. To reward employees for great performance, you may decide to give them variable pay.

New Guidance for Vaccination Policies from the EEOC | BerniePortal

BerniePortal

the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released guidelines for employers and workplace vaccinations. With the first batches of the long-anticipated COVID-19 vaccine being distributed across the U.S.,

Another Judge Makes the News

Florida Workers' Comp

Despite being very comprehensive, it does not include the Commission's final decision of April 22, 2022. The Kentucky Judicial Commission unanimously "order(ed). The Commission lamented that "many of the children are too young to understand what is going on in the courtroom and too young to participate in any proceedings." If such emergent issues were present it seems likely the Commission report would mention them. Judicial behavior is back in the news.

How Amazon’s Sleep Monitoring Tech Could Impact Healthcare | BerniePortal

BerniePortal

In early July 2021, the tech giant was granted permission by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to use radar sensors in a new non-mobile device that can be used to track users’ sleep patterns. Amazon continues to make strategic moves that could reshape the healthcare industry.

120-Pound Weight Gain Might (or Might Not) Sink Idaho Worker’s Aggravation Claim

The Workcomp Writer

In a meticulous and well-reasoned opinion weighing and discussing multiple issues, the Supreme Court of Idaho held that the state’s Industrial Commission committed error when it ruled that the claimant’s disability related to his aggravation claim be evaluated based on his condition at the point of maximum medical improvement and not at the time of the hearing [ Sharp v. Commission: Weight Gain Was Intervening Factor. Idaho Supreme Court: Commission Failed to Follow Brown Decision.

Consumer Fraud: Statistics, Trends, and Tips

Money Talk

CFPB, IRS, Federal Trade Commission) government agencies in 2021. Fraud Reporting- The go-to resource for fraud victims to report crimes is the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website www.ReportFraud.ftc.gov. I recently attended a webinar about fraud sponsored by Consumer Action.

Four Trump-Era Bias Policies Stymied by Biden in 2021

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

Throughout US President Joe Biden’s first year in office, the Biden administration reversed numerous Trump-era policies, including those concerning the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, federal contractors, wage data and LGBTQ bias.

Lay Testimony Insufficient to Establish Causation for MS Claimant

The Workcomp Writer

Were he presented no medical expert’s testimony and attempted to rely upon his own testimony as to pain levels and the circumstances of the injury itself, the Commission acted within its discretion in finding he had failed to establish medical causation [ Bowdry v.

SALES COMPENSATION AND INCENTIVES

HR Management Activities

Consultants criticize many sales commission plans as being too complex to motivate sales representatives. A survey of over 260 firms found that plans providing salary with bonus (37%) and salary with commission and bonus (35%) were the most used types.

Do You Need Help? How to Find a Financial Advisor

Money Talk

Securities and Exchange Commission or a state securities regulatory agency (depending upon the amount of assets under a firm’s management). Consider Compensation – Financial advisors are paid by fees, commissions or a combination of fees and commissions.

Seven Tips for Choosing a Financial Advisor

Money Talk

Securities and Exchange Commission or a state securities regulatory agency (depending upon the amount of assets under a firm’s management). Consider Compensation – Financial advisors can be paid by fees, commissions or a combination of fees and commissions. Many people think about hiring a financial advisor when their personal finances start to get complex (e.g.,

Ohio Court Says Healthcare Benefits and Pension Contributions Not to be Used in Computing AWW

The Workcomp Writer

The staff hearing officer affirmed the DHO’s order and the Commission refused further appeal in the case. The Court added that the Commission has the discretion under R.C.

Divided R.I. High Court Says Workers’ Comp Release Was Sufficiently Broad to Bar Discrimination Claim Against Employer

The Workcomp Writer

The majority held the terms of the release signed by the injured worker were unambiguous and clearly released the employer from all claims that the worker might be able to file against the employer, including those that might be filed with the state’s Human Rights Commission.

What If You Could Make More By Doing Less?

GRA Benefits Group

Do you want to increase your commissions without increasing your workload? . Easier Commissions . Using 1Enroll allows for easy enrollments that take less time for you and your clients, requiring less data entry and increasing commissions. .