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EEOC to Require Employers with 100 or More Employees to Disclose Pay Data

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) proposes a revision to an employer form to include collecting pay data from employers. The current Employer Information Report (EEO-1) collects data about employees’ … Continue reading

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IRS Proposes New Non-Discrimination Requirements for Retirement Plans

On January 29, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued proposed rules that would modify the nondiscrimination requirements for retirement plans that provide additional benefits to a grandfathered group of employees following certain changes in the coverage of a defined … Continue reading

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Winter Preparedness for Your Business

Dallas, Texas – If a winter storm should strike, do you have safeguards in place to protect your business? Preparing your business for both short and long-term interruptions is important. Additionally, business owners should consider having an action or communications … Continue reading

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USCIS Proposes Amendments to High-Skilled Visa Regulations for Permanent and Temporary Workers

January 11, 2016 – The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is amending regulations related to certain employment-based high-skilled permanent (EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3) and temporary (H-1B) visa programs. The proposed amendments codify provisions of the American Competitiveness in … Continue reading

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ADVOCACY URGES DEPARTMENT of VETERAN AFFAIRS (VA) TO ISSUE AN INITIAL REGULATORY FLEXIBLITY ANALYSIS FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

Washington, D.C. – January 5, 2016 – On November 6, 2015, VA published a proposed rulemaking to clarify eligibility requirements for Veteran and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned small businesses to obtain “verified” status to participate in the VA’s Veterans First Contracting Program. … Continue reading

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2016 National Small Business Week Awards

Washington DC, January 3, 2016 – Are you a small business owner with an amazing success story to tell? If so, submit your nomination today for the 2016 National Small Business Week Awards. Nominations are currently being accepted online at … Continue reading

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