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308, 2021

Washington State’s New LTC Program

August 3, 2021|

Updated December 29, 2021: On December 17, 2021, Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington state announced he would delay the new WA long-term care tax program so that legislatures will be able to make adjustments to [...]

2207, 2021

Executive Order Targets Noncompete Agreements

July 22, 2021|

On July 9, 2021, President Biden signed the Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy, which encourages the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to ban or limit noncompete agreements. The executive order is part [...]

2306, 2021

EEOC COVID-19 Technical Guidance on Employee Vaccines

June 23, 2021|

On May 28, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its technical assistance that addresses questions regarding vaccines in the workplace under the federal Equal Employment Opportunity laws. The pandemic-related technical assistance comes [...]

1606, 2021

July 2021 Minimum Wage Rate Increases

June 16, 2021|

While there have been recent proposals in Congress to increase the federal minimum wage, they have not gained the support needed to get them through the legislative process. Currently, the federal minimum wage stands at [...]

2505, 2021

Employee Retention Tax Credit

May 25, 2021|

Updated November 23, 2021: On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law, ending the Employee Retention Tax Credit early and making wages paid after September 30, 2021, ineligible [...]