• Apr 30 2019

    The Georgia Department of Revenue will be holding an auction Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Century Center to sell a large quantity of distilled spirits and wine that their agents have seized over a period of time.

  • Apr 29 2019

    Based on an April 25, 2019, ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, employers who submit an EEO-1 Report must also submit the 2018 Component 2 pay data by September 30, 2019.

  • Apr 25 2019

    On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, the Supreme Court issued another decision supporting the use of individual arbitration agreements, and limiting employee and consumer access to class and collective claims.

  • Mar 27 2019

    On March 21, 2019, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued its en banc decision in Lewis v. City of Union City.

  • Mar 26 2019

    New Jersey Senate Bill 121 bans nondisclosure provisions for discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims, deeming future confidentiality agreements unenforceable and forcing employers to reevaluate their policies.

  • Mar 18 2019

    On March 7, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a proposed rule regarding the salary threshold for treating employees as exempt under the administrative, executive, and highly compensated employee exemptions.

  • Mar 18 2019

    One of the more helpful aspects of the change in administrations is the resumption of the United States Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) use of Opinion Letters to provide guidance to employers.

  • Feb 19 2019

    After several revisions and months of debate, Congress enacted The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) on December 22, 2017, the largest change to the Internal Revenue Code since 1986. The sweeping changes resulted in more take-home pay for some employees, but many employees will find that they did not have enough Federal income tax withheld from their paychecks to cover their entire tax liability for 2018. Employees that routinely get refunds may actually owe tax when ...

  • Jan 31 2019

    Attorneys Jeff Kuester and Brad Czerwonky discuss the importance of timely filing patent applications based on the Supreme Court’s Helsinn Healthcare decision. Mr. Kuester and Mr. Czerwonky specifically discuss best practices regarding on-sale events. They explain interpretations under the America Invents Act (AIA), qualifications for “on-sale” events, the availability (or unavailability) of grace periods, the effect of non-disclosure ...

  • Jan 22 2019

    With The Big Game quickly approaching, we wanted to remind you that the NFL is an aggressive enforcer of its trademark rights in the term “Super Bowl.” The City of Atlanta has extended hours for alcohol sales the week of The Big Game.

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