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Can the President Nullify the Affordable Care Act by Issuing Executive Orders?

October 13, 2017

President Trump issued an Executive Order yesterday which purports to suggest three avenues for offering health insurance at a decreased cost to small employers and consumers for the overall goal of reducing healthcare costs on the grounds that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has limited consumer choice resulting in an increase in healthcare insurance cost. The Order charges various administrative agencies to act within 60 days.

New South Carolina Decision Impacts How Employers Classify Workers

August 24, 2017

This blog has previously covered the potential pitfalls of classifying workers as independent contractors. While classifying a worker as a “1099” offers many potential benefits on the business side, it can expose the company to significant tax liability, statutory penalties, and monetary damages.

DOL Rolls Back Its 2016 FLSA Overtime Rule

July 26, 2017

Today, July 26, 2017, the Department of Labor issued a Request for Information seeking notice and comment from the public before issuing revised proposed regulations regarding the minimum salary level required to meet the executive, administrative, and salary level exemption from the overtime requirement. 

Breaking: Department of Labor Withdraws Guidance on Joint Employment, Independent Contractors

June 07, 2017

As this blog previously covered here and here, the United States Department of Labor under President Obama cracked down on misclassification of workers as independent contractors and broadly interpreted who was considered a “joint employer.” 

President Trump's First Official Action Regarding the Affordable Care Act

January 31, 2017

President Trump issued the Executive Order on January 20, 2017, one of his very first actions upon taking the oath of office.

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