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Why Does IRS Want to Look into Your Bank Account?
Personal checking accounts are private individual accounts people use to hold money received. It’s

An Illinois meat processing plant, the Chicago Meat Authority Inc. (“CMA”), and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently agreed to settle a three-year-old lawsuit filed in an Illinois federal court. The agency claimed that CMA had a recurring practice where it bypassed Black job applicants for almost a decade and subjected Black employees to racial slurs and harassment.

The EEOC recently announced that federal anti-discrimination laws do not prevent employers from requiring all employees who physically enter their workplace to have received the Covid-19 vaccination. However, employers are still required to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. What does this mean?
 
Disability Accommodation
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The Biden administration issued a notice of proposed rulemaking for ending certain preferential contracts with nonprofits that employ blind or seriously disabled workers. The nonprofits involved in these contracts have traditionally benefitted from a law that allows them to pay blind or seriously disabled employees less than the standard minimum wage. In addition, President Biden called for a phaseout of

Mortgage loan officers licensed through the California Department of Real Estate (DRE) and the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) are required by the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System (NMLS) to obtain a specific amount of continuing education and coursework in order to maintain their professional licenses. Recently, however, many licensed mortgage loan officers received a notice of investigation.

Another year, another list.  I doubt anyone expected at the end of 2020 to still be talking about social distancing, mask wearing, and virtual holiday gatherings. Yet, here we are. In preparing to write this post, I thought about what we have written in the past about making resolutions, plans for new initiatives, and reinvigorating compliance efforts.  This year, my

In the early fall of 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Labor, and the Department of the Treasury (collectively the “Departments”), along with the Office of Personnel Management (“OPM”), released “Requirements Related to Surprise Billing, Part II,” its second interim final rule (the “IFR” or “Rule”) related to implementing provisions of the No Surprises

President Biden recently signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act which dedicated over $1 trillion towards a handful of improvements to transportation, broadband, and utilities. Up next is the Build Back Better Act which is slated to provide paid leave to employees for medical or family care. This will be in addition to the longstanding Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA),