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DOL Proposes Updates to Regulations on 'White Collar' Exemptions

On June 30, the U.S. Department of Labor released proposed regulations focused primarily on updating the salary and compensation levels needed for executive, administrative, and professional employees to be FLSA-exempt. Read the proposed regulations.View the Pay News Now video report.

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Supreme Court Says States Must License, Recognize Same-sex Marriages

The U.S. Supreme Court has held that the14th Amendment (the Equal Protection Clause) of the U.S. Constitution requires all states to license same-sex marriages and to recognize same-sex marriages performed out-of-state. This ruling makes same-sex marriage legal nationwide and has state tax implications regarding health insurance benefits. Read Obergefell v. Hodges. Listen to a Pay News Now video.

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Supreme Court OKs ACA Tax Credit Scheme

By a vote of 6-3, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the tax credit provisions of the Affordable Care Act. The decision means that all compliance requirements related to the ACA's employer shared responsibility and reporting provisions remain in place. Read King v. Burwell. Listen to a Pay News Now video.

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California Labor Commissioner Rules Uber Driver Is an Employee

A recent ruling by the California Labor Commissioner's Office says that a driver for Uber should be classified as an employee, rather than an independent contractor, and is therefore entitled to reimbursable expenses. Uber is a ride sharing service that basically allows people to hail a taxicab using a smartphone.

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Oregon Paid Sick Leave Required in 2016

Oregon Governor Kate Brown recently signed legislation (S.B. 454) requiring employers to provide paid sick leave to employees effective January 1, 2016. Local governments are prohibited from setting any new sick leave requirements under the law. Portland's paid sick leave requirements remain in effect.

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Fall Forum

This conference focuses on leadership and organizational efficiency and features the presentation of APA's Prism Awards. This year's Fall Forum will be held September 23-25, 2015, in Orlando, FL.
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Educational Institutions Payroll Conference

The focus is on payroll issues special to institutions of higher education. The conference takes place this year in Charlotte, NC, October 18-21, 2015.
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Capital Summit

Meet in Washington, DC with government officials from IRS, SSA, DOL and more. March 21-22, 2016
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2016 Congress

APA's 34th Annual Congress features workshops, payroll, ap and finance Expo, networking and much more.
May 10-14, 2016 in Nashville, TN.
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