A reminder to all employers with operations in Arkansas: The minimum wage in Arkansas will increase to $8.00 per hour effective January 1, 2016. Employers should ensure their payroll coordinators or payroll service providers are taking appropriate, timely steps to comply with the change.
Payroll cards are having a moment. Recent articles in The New York Times, USA Today, and ABCNews.com have all highlighted the growing trend of employers paying wages to their employees via debit card. In addition, several U.S. senators recently asked federal agencies, in a strongly worded letter, to issue guidance…..
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) plans to charge employers a $10 registration fee—per H-1B candidate—to participate in its mandatory electronic H-1B registration system.
The Supreme Court of the United States has held many times that the federal courts do not have jurisdiction over a lawsuit unless the plaintiff has standing to sue under the federal Constitution. To have standing, the Court has said that the plaintiff must show that he or she suffered or imminently will suffer a concrete and particularized injury to his or her legal rights; that the injury is fairly traceable to the conduct of the defendant; and that the injury can be redressed by a judgment of the court.