Archive for the ‘Compensation’ Category

IRS Mileage Rates for 2017 Announced

On December 13, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued the 2017 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. This year brings a half cent per mile decrease in the business rate. Beginning January 1, 2017, the standard mileage rates for […]

13 Dec 16 - Compensation - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Employers: New January 31 Form W-2 Filing Deadline

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reminded employers and small businesses of a new January 31 filing deadline for Forms W-2. Under the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act, employers are now required to file their copies of Form W-2, submitted to the Social Security Administration, by January 31. The new January 31 filing deadline […]

31 Oct 16 - Compensation, Reporting Requirements - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Participates in Equal Pay Task Force Meeting at Capitol

The California Pay Equity Task Force, created by the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, convened its third meeting this week at the State Capitol. California Chamber of Commerce Policy Advocate Jennifer Barrera is a member of the task force. The mission of the Task Force is to bring together a diverse group […]

27 Oct 16 - Compensation - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Federal Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rule Temporarily Stopped

A federal rule that was set to take effect yesterday was halted, at least temporarily, by a federal court in Texas. The Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces rule implements a federal executive order and requires parties who wish to contract with the federal government to publicly disclose information on their labor law violation history. The […]

26 Oct 16 - Compensation, Reporting Requirements - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Los Angeles Garment Manufacturers Targeted In Labor Enforcement Sweep

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office issued $682,344 in fines and penalties to 18 garment manufacturers and contractors in a two-day enforcement operation in the Los Angeles area. The sweep also resulted in stop orders for employers that were not carrying workers’ compensation insurance. The two-day enforcement sweep began on September 7 and included 22 worksite […]

23 Sep 16 - Compensation, Workers' Compensation - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »