There’s a lot going on in the world of Human Resources and Payroll. We’ll help you stay connected and informed with the latest news and developments. This month includes critical warnings from the IRS and tax-related issues, union news, and new developments in HR liability cases.
Take a look at these latest articles.
Via Bloomberg BNA. Payroll departments beware: an email phishing scheme has been posing as corporate executives requesting copies of employees’ Forms W-2, the Internal Revenue Service said in a news release. Several organizations have fallen prey to the scam.
Via SHRM. The National Labor Relations Board found a subcontractor to be a joint employer in the collective bargaining context. What does this mean for other compliance areas? Are joint employers now liable for a subcontractor’s contingent employees who have not completed I-9s? Get the facts here.
Via American Payroll Association. Information on reporting for employers with multiple worksites, Alaska’s proposed state personal income tax, and information on the W-2 email scam.
Via HRE Daily. The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge to a law that allows California to require non-union workers to pay fees to public-employee unions. The 4-4 decision came shortly after Justice Antonin Scalia’s death in February.
Via HR Hero. A new rule scheduled to take effect April 25 is seen as placing new limits on employer efforts to fight union organizing drives. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced that it will publish its new “persuader rule” in the March 24 Federal Register.
Via HR Morning. Courts have ruled that managers and supervisors can be held personally liable for FLSA violations. And now, in a new twist, courts are saying you can be individually liable for FMLA violations as well. Here’s why and when.